By Ray Lehr
9/11 revealed the need for better communication and coordination between first responders, especially in the event of a crisis or natural disaster. Born out of that need, FirstNet will be the first nationwide broadband network specifically for the use of first responders.
By Christopher L. McFarlin
Looking for ways to reach that promotion or pay raise in your law enforcement career? Follow these three recommendations to demonstrate a proactive mindset to your supervisors.
By Brad Davison
Combination fire departments have their own unique set of challenges, and a new research project aims to help fire chiefs navigate those issues to make informed decisions. Here's why and how the research was carried out.
By Dr. Marla Friedman
Post-traumatic stress is better described as an injury than a disorder, and getting help is not as overwhelming as it might seem. With the right treatments and guidance from a trauma-informed mental health specialist, police officers suffering from post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) can rebuild their lives.
By Liam O'Brien
Social media and volunteered mapping played a crucial role in directing response to recent disasters, but the massive influx of information created its own challenges. How will this technology continue to impact future emergency management efforts?
By James Lint
SHOT Show is the largest, most comprehensive trade show of its kind for gun users in shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement. Here's what you can expect from this year's upcoming event.
By Jinnie Chua
Balancing work and family over the holiday season can be difficult for police officers. If you're scheduled to work over the holidays, don't forget that there are many opportunities to enjoy the festive season with your co-workers and your family.
By Andrew Bell and Bruce Razey
Understanding how and when to apply Miranda can cause confusion for some police officers. Learn about the specific circumstances that must be met for an officer to be required to read someone their Miranda rights. What are the exceptions to the rule?
By Jinnie Chua
The holidays can trigger anxiety and stress for many first responders, especially those struggling with mental health issues. If you find yourself in this situation, don't let the festive season stop you from reaching out for help.