By Dr. Chuck Russo and D.C. Rand
President Trump signed an executive order encouraging police departments to improve transparency, increase training, and more. Learn more about the historical context of this executive order and why greater educational standards are needed.
By Andrew Bell and Bruce Razey
Is it okay for a police officer to accept a free cup of coffee? For many officers, the answer is not clear. While the scenario may seem insignificant, it highlights the ethical challenges officers face. Read more about steps agencies can take to improve officer ethics through recruitment, training, and supervision.
By Mark Buck
Every police officer has a responsibility to act ethically, but law enforcement agencies also have a responsibility to teach and enforce a clear code of ethics. To create a comprehensive ethics policy, agencies must include these key components.
By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski
From enlisting the public's help in investigations to sharing real-time information on critical incidents, police departments are integrating social media into their everyday efforts. Learn more about how social media is becoming an indispensable tool in policing.
By Leischen Stelter
Even for the majority of officers who are trying to do their job in a professional manner, finding themselves being recorded can be unnerving. This is what officers should and shouldn't do if a member of the public is recording their actions.
By Dr. Jeffrey V. Gardner
To prevent terrorist attacks, law enforcement and intelligence professionals must be able to identify signs of radicalization and pre-attack actions. Here's what to look out for and where to find the most up-to-date counterterrorism training.