Navigating the thin blue line
The importance of training and policy management
By Joshua Brown
Today's law-enforcement officer has to contend with a bevy of issues that arise from not following protocol: pay loss, sizable fines, extra labor hours, missed criminal convictions, and, ultimately, loss of employment. With all the new digital documentation devices available, it would seem that a better policy-management and employee-testing software system would be firmly in place. Unfortunately, there's always that one lawsuit that leaks out, and the media runs wild with it.