Joshua Logan Many agencies have determined that building and maintaining a SWAT team is far beyond their means. However, a solution does exist. Most everyone knows that the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and other big agencies have a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team; in fact, they have several of them and whole support groups which go along with them. What many don’t realize is that most agencies don’t come anywhere close to…Continue reading
Nearly every crime has a digital component. As such, police leaders are under increased pressure to dedicate resources to combatting cyber-enabled crime. The purpose of Starting a CyberCrime Unit: Key Considerations for Police Chiefs is to offer law enforcement executives key considerations for establishing a cybercrime unit, including scope, recruitment/staffing, interagency partnerships, training, and funding. Additional resources can be found at the Law Enforcement Cyber Center Web site at iacpcybercenter.org Download a copy of the PDF document.