• April 2016
    Fighting Fraud with Warnings and Information Advance fee fraudsters attempt to collect money from unsuspecting victims by requesting upfront payments for goods or services. Swindlers target the most vulnerable people and play on their emotions.
  • April 2016
    How to Respond to People with Autism on the Beat

    By Matthew Loux

    As the number of autistic children increases, police officers and first responders are more likely to interact with autistic people. Officers must know how to recognize the signs of autism, understand the behaviors and tendencies of autistic individuals, and learn how to modify a standard police response to accommodate.


  • April 2016
    How Police Can Reduce and Manage Stress

    By Michelle Beshears

    One of the biggest problems for police officers is that stress can go unrecognized and unacknowledged and can have a major negative impact on their lives. Here are some of the causes of stress and ways officers can reduce and manage high levels of stress.

  • April 2016
    Crisis Action Plans for Critical Infrastructure: Learn from Flint, Michigan

    By Kevin Kupietz

    Modern emergency management services plan for disasters through crisis action plans, but are communities prepared for infrastructure failures, such as dangerous public water supplies? Here's why emergency managers around the country need to study the situation in Flint and build crisis action plans so their community is prepared to face a similar disaster.

  • April 2016
    Intelligence Led Policing: Preferred Policing Model in the War Against Terrorism

    By Dr. Michael L. Beshears

    In the United States, law enforcement officers are charged with helping in the fight against terrorism while simultaneously safeguarding the individual constitutional rights of those they have sworn to protect and serve. Scholars and police departments were now faced with determining the best way to handle their new homeland security responsibilities. Scholarly literature suggests there are two primary policing models that are relevant to law enforcement officers and the fight against terrorism.