Passphrase 101

Passphrase 101

[Update: Last week a website apparently lost 13 million passwords (all in plain text) of users. Question for all law enforcement-friendly websites (forums, online stores, etc.): How well do you protect and store your users' passwords?] Today we’re going to take a closer look at ...
BODYCAM: Officer Struck by Vehicle

BODYCAM: Officer Struck by Vehicle

[Publisher's Note: We have seen several instances lately in which dashcam video captures a suspect, either willfully or not, attempting to run down the approaching officer (or at least the officer perceives that this is the case). In some cases the officer involved has opened fire ...
Final Tour: October 2015

Final Tour: October 2015

Our 2015 line-of-duty losses stand at 105 as we end the month of October. Of those, 42 have been lost in vehicle-related incidents, 32 to gunfire and 31 to other causes, the majority of which have been duty-related heart attacks or illness. We’re slightly lower (5%) than where we ...
VIDEO:  Officer Rushes Into Burning Home

VIDEO: Officer Rushes Into Burning Home

Chippewa Falls Police Department released a video on their Facebook page of  an officer's  response to a burning home on October 30th, 2015. Officer Craig Mantzke was first to arrive on scene and bravely entered the residence, which was fully engulfed in flames. Officer Mantzke ...