Best Practices for Community-building Policing

How to Have an Ethical Police Force From the earliest days of the existence of the police, the question of how to have an ethical police force has been a very important part of law enforcement. When the Metropolitan Police were established in London in 1829, the public was largely against it, afraid of the … Read more

The 7 Drug Categories | Law Enforcement Guide

Drugs are undoubtedly a major concern for every police department. Whether it’s drug trafficking, drug crimes, or just perpetrators who are under the influence, police officers will undoubtedly find themselves dealing with this frequently in their professional lives. So it’s useful for all law enforcement officers to have a basic understanding of the types of … Read more

The 5 Best Police Dog Breeds in Service

Dogs were one of the first animals to be domesticated, and from the beginning of our association with them, they have been helping humans by protecting us and assisting in our work. So perhaps it’s no surprise that in time we’d come to give them jobs – and not just any jobs, but jobs in … Read more

What Does Intelligence-Led Policing Mean?

Intelligence-Led Policing

As we move farther and farther into the 21st century, data is playing a bigger role in everyday life. It seems that no corner of life has been untouched by the power of data and analytics, so it should be no surprise that law enforcement agencies are also getting on board. Intelligence-led policing is an … Read more

The Most Dangerous Cities in America

The Most Dangerous Cities in America

Every year, the FBI releases statistics about crime in the United States, and the violent crime rate statistics, in particular, catch national attention. Journalists, websites, and publishers pore over the statistics about murder, assault, aggravated assault, rape, burglary and robbery; they compare it to information about a city’s unemployment rate, poverty rate, and median household … Read more

Police Lights – The Most Popular Questions Asked about Police and Other Emergency Lights

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About Emergency Police Lights Police and emergency lights come in various forms and use different types of technology. In this article, we review the evolution of police lights, the latest lighting that you will find on law enforcement vehicles, and the most popular questions asked. Rotating Police Lights Rotating or revolving lights are what we usually think … Read more

The Guide To Law Enforcement Career Paths

When people think about law enforcement, the first thing that comes to mind is often a uniformed police officer. While uniformed officers serve a valuable role within the police force and society as a whole, there are many other opportunities to build a career in law enforcement outside of the police force. No matter what … Read more

On Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs

The 2008 book On Combat, The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace by David Grossman has an interesting passage about sheep, wolves, and sheepdogs. In its third edition, the book, and this passage in particular, still resonates with today’s law enforcement officers and describes how their communities understand and respond … Read more