Ten Ways to Be the Best Law Enforcement Trainer

Ed Nowicki Anyone who trains law enforcement personnel knows that you need to be at the top of your game to stand in front of a group of officers as an instructor. Presenting necessary information or assisting officers in developing new or improved skills can be more than challenging. However, officers may also be extremely appreciative if they see the benefits of what the instructor is presenting. There are no shortcuts to being a good instructor. There are a number…

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The Importance and Impact of Cold Case Units

The National Institute of Justice has released a new video which highlights the work of practitioners from across the criminal justice system. The video and its companion document, “National Best Practices for Implementing and Sustaining a Cold Case Investigation Unit,” (PDF) provide information on the importance of cold case units and the impact they can have within the criminal justice system. To view the video, go to