Do law enforcement agencies incorporate too many military tactics and equipment in their policing efforts? In this episode, Dr. Bjorn Mercer talks to AMU Criminal Justice program director, Dr. Chuck Russo, about the origins of the military and domestic law enforcement as well as the benefits and downfalls of ongoing collaboration and more.
By Leischen Stelter
Veterans Day is about recognizing the sacrifices made by those in the military, but it's also an opportunity to reflect on the unique challenges they face. Hear from these veterans about their experiences transitioning from the military to the civilian workforce.
By Andrew Bell
Citizen support for the military and first responders is essential for maintaining public safety, but there is growing distrust in those sworn to protect us. Learn about what is contributing to the breakdown of trust and what can be done to rebuild it.
By Dr. Dena Weiss
Despite requirements, many military branches are failing to submit data of convicted servicemembers to the federal government. Learn more about the problem and the consequences to public safety.
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.
By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski
Military experience is a great advantage for servicemembers seeking a second career on the police force. There are several ways military members can prepare and put themselves in the best position for the transition.
By Matthew Loux
With a combination of cross-training and fitness, CrossFit training is a challenging and rewarding way to stay in shape. Learn why it's a great option for police officers and other first responders.