Sgt. Nancy Fatura has been a law enforcement officer since 1999. She attended the University of Wisconsin/Madison before joining the US Army Reserves in 1993. Nancy became a Behavioral Science Specialist, and upon her return from deployment to civilian life she joined the Tucson Police Department in 1999. Her duties have included patrol, field training, and hostage negotiation.
As a trainer, Nancy teaches Mental Health Awareness, Cultural Awareness, Psychology of Survival, and Stress in Field Training for her agency, she is a subject matter expert for the online PoliceOne Academy, and she presents her signature class, “Unleashing Your Inner Warrior” at conferences and events around the United States. Nancy can be reached at email@example.com.
Full list of Nancy Fatura results
Women on patrol: Why some choose to be "just a cop"–
Certainly there are a lot of women found in administrative assignments and detective jobs, but why do some female officers willingly choose a career at the “bottom” of the rank structure?
6 keys to being a better police parent–
Using these six simple steps can go a long way toward improving your home life overall, particularly your relationship with your kids
5 things line officers want from their commanders–
All I can ask any commander is this: “When was the last time you had ‘fun’ at work? When was the last time you heard your battle cry?”
Making time for 'patrol ready' physical fitness–
We police officers generally have to work out on our own time, and I see that as being just one more hour added to our shift
How not to sabotage your sisters in blue–
We should lift each other up — female and male — instead of dragging anyone down for petty reasons
How I almost "smoked a poodle" and learned about trusting my gut–
Instinct serves you well, but what it tells you can change over time
Fitness is a journey, not a number–
To meet any challenge, find a supportive community and apply your inner force
Thanks to 'the guys' who taught this female cop to be an FTO–
While every generation can become disenchanted with the next, we have a tremendous responsibility to give back to our profession
Why curbs are an officer's best friend–
The engineers who designed curbs may have had some big plan about guiding traffic, but really their best use is for officer safety