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On-the-Ground Research Leads to Revelations in Rebekah Gould’s Murder

By Jennifer Bucholtz

Although the murder of Rebekah Gould is still unsolved, new details have emerged from visiting the town where it happened. 14 years after her death, this is what we learned from tracking the killer's likely movements and reviewing case documents firsthand.

Illegal Synthetic Drugs Prompt Amendments to Federal Sentencing Guidelines

By David E. Hubler

Synthetic drugs are often incredibly potent and difficult to regulate because manufacturers are able to modify their molecular structures to sidestep the Controlled Substance Act. Learn more about the issue and potential sentencing amendments.

Marijuana Legalization Means More, Not Less, Training Needed for Officers

By Leischen Stelter

With an increasing number of states moving to legalize marijuana, how must law enforcement officers adapt to the change? Find out about the different drug training programs available to officers.

How to Build a Retirement Game Plan

By Leischen Stelter

All officers know the date they will retire, even rookies. Yet, not enough prepare for retirement. Here's how one officer developed a game plan, which included going back to school and starting a business. But the best thing he did? It's something he thinks ALL officers should do before they leave the force.

How Much Drug Use Occurs in Law Enforcement?

By Keith Graves

After seeing more than one officer succumb to drug abuse during his 29-year law enforcement career, this student decided to research drug use by police for his graduate thesis. Here's what he learned about officer drug use before joining the force and the prevalence of abuse during a career.

Officer Overload: Are Too Many Responsibilities Compromising Officer Safety?

By Leischen Stelter

With more responsibilities than they've ever held in the past, it's now more important than ever for officers to manage their stress levels. Learn how agencies can promote officer safety with regular debriefings and on-going training.

For Police Officers, Working with the Community Is What It’s All About

Keith Graves has been a police officer for more than 28 years.It’s imperative that every officer be the best he or she can be, so that citizens walk away with confidence in their government and their police departments,” he says. Learn about Keith’s career and why he thinks education is so important.