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Purdue Pharma Is Only One Step to Curing Opioid Crisis

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy after being sued for its aggressive sale and marketing of OxyContin. While holding suppliers accountable is a step in the right direction, more needs to be done to address the opioid epidemic.

Epstein Suicide Suggests a Breach in Prison Protocol

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

Many questions still surround the ongoing investigation into the alleged suicide of Jeffrey Epstein. What is becoming clear is that more should and could have been done to prevent the suicide, but these steps were not taken due to some degree of negligence on the part of the prison.

Podcast: The International and Domestic Fight Against Human Trafficking

By Leischen Stelter

Listen to AMU's podcast featuring two subject matter experts who have spent years combating human trafficking both domestically and internationally. Learn about recruitment and coercion techniques used by traffickers as well as how law enforcement agencies are working with public and private organizations to combat this global problem.

The Challenges Law Enforcement Faces to Prevent Human Trafficking

Human trafficking and sex slavery deny freedom to 24.9 million people around the world. Listen to a new podcast with AMU’s Dr. Michael Pittaro about what law enforcement is doing to combat human trafficking, the challenges agencies face, and what more can be done to reduce trafficking both domestically and internationally.

Coping Strategies to Improve Officer Wellness

Watch the full-length recording of Dr. Michael Pittaro's in-depth webinar training on “Physical and Mental Health Coping Strategies to Improve Officer Wellness.”

Mandatory Overtime Comes with Physical and Financial Consequences

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.

The Importance of Soft Skills for Criminal Justice Professionals

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

Soft skills, such as interpersonal communication skills, are central to the work of officers, yet they are so often overlooked. Learn why all criminal justice professionals should consider how soft skills can be honed and applied on the job.