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10 Ways Police Can Identify Radical Extremism

By Leischen Stelter

Police are expected to help fight terrorism, but what should they be looking for? A 20-year FBI counterterrorism agent - who has interviewed over 500 Jihadists - shares information about books and magazines that are popular with radical extremists. Take note of these 10 warning signs that can help officers assess a person's level of radicalization.

How do Corrections Leaders Spot Employees Susceptible to Corruption?

By Doug Wylie

Corruption in correctional facilities is not new. What can administrators do to identify employees who might be particularly vulnerable to manipulation by inmates? AMU's criminal justice professor Michael Pittaro discusses ways to identify and stop manipulation and corruption.

When Work Comes Home: Help for First Responders and their Family

By Kathleen L. Mangeri

The trauma and stress first responders experience from their job can start to affect their personal life. If family members and loved ones start to notice changes, they need to take action. Here are some of the signs to look for as well as steps to take if you're concerned about the well being of your first responder.

Fire and EMS: Figuring Out the Retention Puzzle

By Allison G. S. Knox

Cities and towns across the country rely on volunteer firefighters and EMTs to provide critical services to the community. However, it's increasingly difficult to find and retain volunteers. Learn how offering specialized training may help agencies attract and keep volunteers.

FBI Offers Counterterrorism Training for Officers

By Leischen Stelter

Police officers are expected to play a role in the fight against terrorism, but are they being given the right training and tools? Find out about INLETS, the FBI's unique training program where officers can learn from the firsthand experiences of those who have responded to terrorist attacks.

From Officer to Author: Advice for Becoming a Writer

By Leischen Stelter

Who is more qualified than a police officer to write crime fiction? Learn about the challenges Bob Martin, a 32-year veteran of the NYPD, faced on his journey to become a published author and what advice he has for other officers who want to become writers.

Promoting Police Resiliency through Peer Support

By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski

Throughout their careers, police officers are regularly exposed to traumatic events that can cause high-levels of stress. One of the most successful ways to help officers manage this unique stress is through peer support programs. Learn about the structure of peer support and why it's so important for every agency to develop a formal program.