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How Education Impacts Police Performance

By Mark Bond

Research studies show police officers who have earned a college degree demonstrate better overall job performance and have greater advancement opportunities than their colleagues without a college degree. Why has the police profession been so slow to adapt higher educational standards and requirements?

In the Public Eye: Ways for First Responders to Maintain Strong Public Relations

By Allison G. S. Knox, M.A., B.A., EMT-B, professor at American Military University

Often times, first responders don’t contemplate the importance of good public relations. For some individuals, public relations have connotations that are anything but appealing. However, it is critically important for first responders to be keenly aware of how they present themselves because this can directly impact their own careers and departments.