By Nicole Drumhiller
Despite more than 20 interactions with university staff and security about escalating harassment from a man who was stalking her on campus, Lauren McCluskey, a student at the University of Utah, was murdered in October 2018. Learn how threat assessment teams on campuses can help mitigate incidents of violence like this.
By Vicky A. Bufano
Criminal profiling can be an effective tool for identifying suspects of a crime, but it must be differentiated from racial profiling, which is both illegal and unconstitutional. Learn more about the crucial distinction and the harm caused by race-based profiling.
By Jinnie Chua
As police-community relations continue to disintegrate in many towns and cities, how can community policing change the way the public perceives officers? One 26-year veteran officer shares the importance of officers being warriors, servants and leaders.
By Pat Welsh
In Ohio, a local community initiative to reduce gun violence (CIRGV) has seen law enforcement, social services, and the community come together. Learn how CIRGV began and how it has greatly reduced gang-related homicides.
By Scot DuFour
To deal with the senselessness of crime, many officers adopt crusadism, which is the idea that they are dedicating themselves to important causes. However, officers should avoid such a mentality because it can make them believe they're above those they serve.
By Andrew Bell
The strategies and responsibilities of the military and police have always overlapped, but after 9/11 their roles have merged even further. Learn more about this merged approach and how it is affecting American communities.