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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.

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.

Transformational Leadership and Emotional Intelligence in Corrections

In this video, American Military University's Dr. Michael Pittaro explains why transformational leadership and emotional intelligence go hand in hand in the field of corrections.

Catholic Priest Sexual Abuse Report: Why States Need to Change Statute of Limitations Laws

By Dr. Michael Pittaro

The findings of a grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania uncovered decades of horrendous sexual abuse by hundreds of Catholic priests. To bring the accused priests to trial, statute of limitations laws must be changed.

Preventing Suicide in Corrections

In this short video, American Military University's Dr. Michael Pittaro discusses why there is such a high rate of suicide in corrections and how we can do more to help officers.