You Will Cause Your Agency’s Data Breach

You Will Cause Your Agency’s Data Breach

Welcome to 2015! A few years ago I was working a part-time job as an IT guy and I was talking to the boss about how well our users were trained. Keep in mind we worked in a mental health agency, so our users were counselors, Ph.D.’s, and social workers. Some pretty smart people, ...
Are We Warriors?

Are We Warriors?

Anyone talking to police trainer Jim Glennon for 5 minutes will know at least one thing: words matter. A certain word that means a lot to me has come under scrutiny lately and I think it is useful for those of us in law enforcement to spend some time talking about it. The word ...
VIDEO: Police and Technology

VIDEO: Police and Technology

A TED-style talk about law enforcement and technology and why cops resist it. Technology must empower police and, in the same stroke, improve our relations within the community by improving service and supporting transparency. If this topic speaks to you--and it probably should in ...
Would You Have Pulled Your Gun?

Would You Have Pulled Your Gun?

McKinney, Texas, police Corporal Eric Casebolt is at the center of another firestorm focused on law enforcement. Many say an “international” firestorm, but of course everything is “international” these days as there are no borders when it comes to social media. But I digress ...
Remembering the Purpose

Remembering the Purpose

Years ago, I was sworn in as a police officer. I was given a copy of the oath I took and a copy of the U.S. Constitution. I took these documents and recognized that I was to celebrate the privilege of serving my community and preserving the American way of life. Every citizen in the ...