A recent study by the Pew Research Center tackles the issue of race relations in policing, and how recent high-profile fatal shootings have effected how police officers view their jobs. This study is a must-read for all police officers!
La Mesa Police Officer Shown Body Slamming Teenage Girl In Facebook Video Is Reassigned Monday, January 22, 2018 By City News Service, Matthew Bowler, Megan Burks A La Mesa police officer will no longer patrol schools after cell phone video captured him slamming a 17-year-old girl to the ground at Helix Charter High School Friday. The officer is not being disciplined as the department investigates his … Read More
WORTH READING: Police union sues de Blasio administration, NYPD over release of body cam footage By Gloria Pazmino The union representing rank-and-file police officers is suing Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, alleging that the city is violating state law in their decision to release body-worn camera footage. Read the full article here: https://www.politico.com/states/new-york/albany/story/2018/01/09/police-union-sues-de-blasio-administration-over-release-of-body-worn-camera-footage-177414 Also find here … Read More
WORTH READING: The Better You Know Yourself, the More Resilient You’ll Be by Ron Carucci, Harvard Business Review When we think about “resilience,” we typically imagine bouncing back from major hardship. Management theorists have increasingly put forward a more nuanced definition, however: resilience as the ability to adapt to complex change.
by David Couper “Today’s police need to be in conversation with their harshest critics — it’s called Community Oriented Policing.” Last week I posted a piece on an attitude I see in policing. It isn’t something new — and that’s what worries me, it’s something that exists from my early days on the beat and persists today. I was recently … Read More
by Heather R. Cotter We asked street officers and supervisors to weigh in on a number of topics – from use of force to career satisfaction In collaboration with Louisiana State University, PoliceOne issued a survey that explored officers’ views related to policing in the post-Ferguson era (August 2014-June 2016) and their feelings since the ambush attacks in Dallas and … Read More
BY TARYN LUNA California law enforcement unions are pushing a new law they say will increase public disclosure in cases involving police use of force, but the ACLU says the effort does little to peel back the curtain into police investigations of their own conduct.
by Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer The Brevard County Sheriff’s office decided against full SWAT gear and instead went with glittery jumpsuits in its latest crime prevention video.
INVOCATIONS AND ADVICE Now that you’re getting your degrees it’s a good time to set goals and devise a plan. You need a roadmap, but be prepared for unintended detours, confusing signs and closed roads. Don’t be afraid of change or unwilling to change. Enjoy the journey, wherever it takes you, because that’s your life. — Michael Josephson Put your future … Read More