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French Commander Killed in Home: How Police Can Protect Themselves From Being a Target

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.

How to Use Social Media to Investigate Missing Child Cases

In May, American Military University (AMU) hosted a webinar in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). This webinar focused on advanced social media investigation techniques to help law enforcement officers and agencies locate and rescue lost or missing children. Learn more about using social media for investigations including self-destructing and secret apps that officers should be aware of during such investigations.

Strong Community Relations Among the Lessons of Ferguson

By Leischen Stelter, American Military University

As tension and violence continued to escalate this past weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, there remains intense scrutiny about the response by police. Some vocal critics, like Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, accuse the department of being heavy-handed by using tear gas and other crowd disbursement techniques on peaceful protestors.