General Topics

  • Defending Your Lineup in Court

    Armed with headlining DNA exonerations and new research, defense attorneys have a new arsenal for attacking police lineups. Are you ready to do battle in court?

    Article • July 18th, 2011

  • Stories of my Dispatch Days

    She was loud. She was abrupt. She was bossy. She pushed me and never let me do less than what I was capable of which was my best. I loved her.

    Article • July 12th, 2011

  • Choosing Happiness

    Happiness is largely determined by life events, often far outside locus of control, and when faced with adversities happiness can suffer. But happiness itself needs to prevail and, as much as can be controlled by you, must be a choice.

    Article • July 7th, 2011

  • Survival Honor & Integrity

    Make and keep an oath to your own safety and survival

    Article • June 30th, 2011

  • Prescription Drug Abuse and Teenagers

    Health care, criminal justice, legislative and mental health practitioners across the country attempt to tackle this problem daily by instituting new national programs, raising awareness and working together to improve accountability.

    Article • June 29th, 2011

  • Protecting Yourself From Fraud

    Why should you care about your credit score? Because it affects how much you pay for your debt.

    Article • June 27th, 2011

  • Examining The Rise In LODDs

    What is causing the increase in LODDs? The popular and common answers may not recognize the "hidden" driving force behind the violence.

    Article • June 23rd, 2011

  • Legendary Lawman Melvin Purvis

    His dogged determination and painstaking diligence aided him in tracking down some of the most notorious criminals of the nineteen-thirties. Most notable of these was John Dillinger.

    Article • June 22nd, 2011

  • Agency CEOs Determine Morality Image

    As the Chief or Sheriff of an agency, how you handle all questions / investigations of integrity plays a large role in how the public views the agency you lead. It's imperative that your leadership approach be as "by the book" as possible.

    Article • June 21st, 2011

  • Self-defeating Behavior

    What could have come over a prominent politician and cause him to act out in such a self-destructive way? Temporary insanity? A cry for help or attention? An answer to the bedtime prayers of late night TV talk show hosts and stand up comedians...

    Article • June 15th, 2011

  • Dispatching by the Rules

    It’s tough but each call either 9-1-1 or in radio needs to be handled “by the book.” If a citizen asks for an officer, send one. If an officer doesn’t handle the call the way you’d like, oh well.

    Article • June 14th, 2011

  • Elderly Depression and Suicide

    Someone age 65 or over completes suicide every 90 minutes; an average of sixteen deaths a day. Elders account for 20% of all suicides; but they comprise only 12% of the population.

    Article • June 8th, 2011

  • It's In The Bag

    Be ready when you hear the words, "I'm not goin' anywhere!"

    Article • June 6th, 2011

  • Salvaging Police Marriage II

    Simply drifting apart is one of the most inconspicuous ways a relationship can die. It is also one of the most preventable. Staying engaged in a lifelong courtship is one of the surest ways to prevent it.

    Article • June 1st, 2011

  • Legendary Lawman Henry Plummer

    What is most interesting about this man is that his life has been more thoroughly examined in the late 20th Century than it was just following his death.

    Article • May 25th, 2011

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