A French police commander and his partner, who also worked for the police, were killed in their home by an assailant who claimed ties to the terrorist group, ISIS. This horrific case highlights the growing need for police officers to minimize personal information available online. Watch AMU's webinar on doxing to learn how officers can remove private information from the Internet.
The speed at which technology has advanced in recent years is mind blowing, but many public safety agencies struggle to understand available technology. The bottom line is that technology is not going away. Leaders and administrators must seek to understand how technology works, how it can be applied, and, most importantly, how it can help further their mission of protecting and serving the public.
In the month of July, In Public Safety will feature articles written by American Military University faculty members about the benefits and challenges of technology in public safety agencies.