By Dr. Randall Hanifen
Disaster recovery funds are skyrocketing in recent years. To stymie such spending, should people be required to pass a test in order to qualify for federal response and recovery funds? Should emergency management agencies conduct hazard assessments on homes and businesses in high-threat areas to determine the one-time replacement value of the property and, once paid out, not allow rebuilding?
By Dr. Stacey Kram
The Gratitude House is a recovery home in Maryland helping individuals who have completed treatment for addiction transition back into everyday life. Learn more about how the home was started and the success its achieved in its community.
By Jinnie Chua
Over the past year, corrections saw an increased focus on reducing recidivism. Here are In Public Safety's top articles on the topic and more of our most popular 2018 articles, including radicalization in prisons and managing officer stress.
By Leischen Stelter
We take a look back at the fire articles that resonated most with our readers over the past year. Here are In Public Safety's most popular 2018 articles, including firsthand accounts of fighting the California wildfires and handling stress and trauma.
By Dudley Bush and Jessica Lee
The Cognitive Community model has contributed to significant reductions in recidivism rates in Virginia. Learn about the VADOC's challenges in maintaining program fidelity as it worked to expand and replicate the program throughout the state.
By Leischen Stelter
As a new year approaches, we review the topics that have been most relevant to our law enforcement readers over the past year. Here are In Public Safety's most popular articles on officer stress and trauma to help pave the way to a healthy start to 2019.
By Samer Koutoubi
The opioid crisis continues to be a widespread and ongoing public health concern in the United States. Learn more about its devastating impact and the need for evidence-based treatment and prevention strategies.
By Dr. Michael Pittaro
Mandatory overtime is part of the job for correctional officers and can have a detrimental impact on their wellbeing and safety. There is no simple solution to the problem, but it must be addressed.