The 2nd Annual Gulf Coast INLETS is now open for registration! With a focus on violent crimes and terrorism trends, the INLETS training conference will cover the most pressing issues facing law enforcement today. Find out more about the presenters, workshops and seminars that will be on offer.
At the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police annual gathering of police chiefs from around the state, police commissioner of New York City William Bratton provided his perspective on the current state of policing in the country. “The last 18 months has been a time of extraordinary challenges and opportunities for the profession,” said Bratton. “We have a new world of issues that we need to deal with, but there’s an old world of issues that are resurfacing.”
Learn more about the NYPD's focus on five strategic areas, referred to as the "5 Ts", which will guide the agency in its continued fight against crime, while at the same time bridging the gap between police and minority communities.
In recent months, the news has been rife with stories about police officers shooting and killing civilians. While each incident has unique aspects, there are also commonalities. One question that remains unanswered by the law enforcement community is: If an investigation finds no criminal behavior by the victim, should disciplinary action be taken against the officer(s)? AMU professor Gary Minor examines this question and draws comparisons between two similar incidents that have very different outcomes for the officers involved.
What has transpired in the last 24 hours on the New York Police Department’s Twitter account (@NYPDNews) will likely be studied by social media and public affairs’ departments for years to come.
The NYPD social media people posted what seemed like an innocuous request to its Twitter followers: Post pictures of yourself with officers and use the hashtag #myNYPD.
Professor Uses NYPD Training and Experience to Develop Interactive Class on Active Shooters, Campus Security
By Leischen Stelter
Dr. Yvette Aguiar knows the value of training—it helped save her life on September 11, 2001. Early in her 20-year career with the NYPD, she enrolled in a fire science training course that included an extensive discussion on the fire complexities of the World Trade Center (WTC) complex.
The Ongoing Battle of Stop-and-Frisk: NYPD Faces Epic Battle Today While Detroit Police Chief Pledges to Continue Practice
One of the most controversial law enforcement topics to hit the mainstream media recently is the use of stop-and-frisk tactics.
On August 12, a federal judge ruled that the NYPD violated the Constitution with its practice of stopping and searching people suspected of criminal activity. The judge said that stop-and-frisk tactics amounted to “indirect racial profiling” by targeting blacks and Hispanics.