5 Safety & Convenience Tips For Police Offers

If you're a police officer, chances are you've already gone through sufficient training to keep yourself safe while on duty, and you certainly shouldn't need a blog to tell you how it's done. Unfortunately, as we're often reminded by the media, officers don't always follow the protocols they learned in the academy. These lapses can sometimes have serious or even fatal consequences. With that said, here are five tips that can serve as a brief refresher course and reminder of the things every officer should be doing to keep themselves and others safe at all times....more

A Lost Child.... Every Parent's Nightmare

Walking down the very crowded Ocean City boardwalk, in the middle of my long-awaited vacation last week, I heard the cry of a terrified child. My friend and I stopped short, as did a bunch of other moms. We know what primal fear sounds like.I turned to see a lost little boy. He had found a police officer who was saying and doing all the right things.The boy (who appeared to be around 4 or 5) knew his first and last name, plus his mom's phone number. (Good job, Mama!)....more

Protecting the Protectors

While I am rarely at a loss for words, I don’t know what to say about the recent rash of murders of police.  How can I adequately express my anger, frustration and fear?  I think of economist (and New York Times contributor) Thomas Friedman, who more than a decade ago warned of the dire necessity of enacting reasonable gun control laws to combat our insane epidemic of firearm murders.  As protesters chanted back in the sixties and seventies, “the world is watching.”...more

A Tangle with the Tooth Fairy

“Excuse me Ma’am, we got a call about a breaking and entering.” “It’s okay Officer, I’m actually allowed in the house.” “And you are…?” “The Tooth Fairy.” “Did the homeowners let you in, Ma’am.” “Not exactly.” “How exactly did you enter the home?” “Through the window.” “You climbed in? “No, I flew.”...more

Do You Know the History of Policing in America?

Have you ever seen the movie Crash starring—among others—Don Cheadle (my celebrity crush), Sandra Bullock, Matt Dillon, Larenz Tate, Ryan Phillipe and Terrence Howard? ...more
Rita Arens Me, too.  It was hard to watch, but I find all of this hard to watch/live also.more

5 Ways to Become a Police Officer

Are you interested in making a difference to the community at large by safeguarding people’s property and lives? Yes? Perhaps you should consider becoming a policeofficer. Now the question that would pop up in your mind is how to become one. So here we’ve provided the answer.  We’ve looked at:Five Ways of Becoming a Police OfficerThe requirements and procedures might differ depending on the state you want to serve in and the agency that you apply for....more

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