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Handling High-Stress Police Work: Treating Male Sex Offenders

As a 25-year law enforcement veteran, Kelli Callahan has taken on a new challenge: rehabilitating convicted sex offenders. "I’ve spent my entire career in investigations and now I’m focused on helping to treat the people who have committed crimes,” she said. “The reality is that the overwhelming majority of offenders will one day be released. We’re treating them so they don’t reoffend, so we’re simultaneously working to protect the community.”

How K9 Training Has Changed Over Three Decades

For 28 of his 31 years in law enforcement, AMU professor Robert Dougherty Jr. has worked with police dogs. When he started, most dogs were trained as single-purpose patrol K9s, but today the majority of police departments have adopted cross-training programs so dogs are proficient in several areas of detection. Learn how agencies have changed their training programs for dogs and handlers.