My conundrum is this, though: how does having facial hair make you more competent either in the field or as you deliver training?
Cops keep getting in trouble for online postings. We need to knock it off. We need to demand higher standards and greater accountability from each other. And we need to finally realize, culture-wide, how we appear to others...
We already know what the laser can do on the street. For training, it can do much more.
November 13, 2014
New resource "The PIP Guide" by Douglas W. Colbert Jr. now available online and in stores.
The ability to multi-task and focus are two traits necessary to do well as a 9-1-1 operator/dispatcher. Most people recognize this. There are also other traits that will make or break someone in this field.
Watch and listen as Cellebrite’s global director of training, Buddy Tidwell demonstrates how you can complete Cellebrite certification training courses directly via the Cellebrite Learning Center.
Lt. Dave Smith (Ret), aka "JD Buck Savage," discusses the need to breathe through stressful situations.
November 4, 2014
New approach to dealing with on-campus threats from outsiders called Run, Hide and Fight.
Over the last week, Officer.com has provided coverage of IACP 2014 in Orlando, Fla.
The new platform was created to change the way law enforcement agencies collect digital data.
Good training, good equipment and multi-tasking in a single tool. All good stuff!
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to attendees during the annual IACP Conference.
October 28, 2014
WiredBlue unveiled the latest version of the My Police Department (MyPD) app.
FBI Director James Comey spoke to attendees during the First General Assembly in Orlando, Fla.
Hundreds packed into the Valencia Ballroom at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
Attendees talk about what they enjoy most about attending the annual IACP Conference.
Lt. Alexander Eastman talked about what law enforcement agencies can do to be prepared.
Delivering a line of duty death notification is something L.E. agencies should handle with care.
View images from the 121st Annual IACP Conference and Exposition In Orlando, Fla.
Hundreds gathered in the Valencia Ballroom take part in the Opening Ceremony of IACP 2014.
IACP President Yousry “Yost” Zakhary talks about improving response to people with mental illness.
There really is no difference between the police generations. They all have their own moxy.
Researchers and police officials focused on what can be done to reduce traffic-related officer deaths.
Hundreds of attendees filed in for the opening ceremonies of IACP 2014 Saturday afternoon.
NowForce Law Enforcement uses a smartphone application to optimize communications.
October 24, 2014
The Officer.com team will be providing coverage over the next several days from IACP 2014.