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Law Enforcement Agencies Should Create a Mental Health Agency Liaison Officer Position

By Dr. Chuck Russo, Jeremy Nikolow, and Carrie Courtney

Law enforcement often has trouble handling interactions with individuals with mental health issues. To remedy this and to help with media scrutiny, the designation of a mental health agency liaison officer can help tremendously.

Why Education is Key in Law Enforcement’s Response to Terrorism

By Jinnie Chua

With recent terrorist attacks targeting even the least expected of places, police officers need to be prepared to deal with the worst. This starts with making sure officers know what terrorism involves. Learn more about how education is key for preparing officers to be the front lines against terrorism.

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.

Traversing the Difficulties of Domestic Violence Calls

By Jinnie Chua

Domestic violence calls are rarely straightforward. From the likely possibility the suspect will be on the scene to the high rate of victim recantations, there are many challenges for officers to face. An 11-year veteran officer shares advice on how to ensure victims are receiving the assistance they need.

The Dangers of Responding to Domestic Violence Scenes

By Leischen Stelter

Responding to domestic violence calls for service is one of the most volatile and dangerous situations for police officers. Here's how increased training and awareness can help keep officers safe as they seek ways to offer assistance and protection to victims.

National SWAT Study Reveals Insights about Agencies Across the U.S.

By Jeremy Nikolow

The National SWAT Study assessed operations and public opinion from 254 law enforcement agencies about their Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams. What did this study find about SWAT teams? What are the implications of these findings for agencies?

Correctional Agencies’ Response to Drone Intrusions

By Anthony Galante and Jeremy Nikolow

Drones are very effective at delivering contraband into correctional facilities. They can be flown into tight spaces and can drop packages with extreme precision. These characteristics have caused drones to become a substantial threat to prison security. Unfortunately, there is no simple solution to the problem of drone intrusions within correctional facilities.