Hiring the Invested Candidate

Hiring the Invested Candidate

Recruiting and hiring new officers is a challenge faced by law enforcement agencies across the nation. Fewer people are drawn to a career, and, unlike many veteran officers, often new candidates don’t see a career in law enforcement as a calling. Agencies are facing extreme staffing ...
Mindfulness … & First Responders???

Mindfulness … & First Responders???

Mindfulness is, at this point, an almost meaningless concept for many. It reeks of an attractive middle-age woman sitting cross-legged in a field of grass with OK signs planted on each knee. She’s ridden a bike here, it seems, and eats lots of salad, and doesn’t do much more than ...
VIDEO: Fatal OIS in Connecticut

VIDEO: Fatal OIS in Connecticut

As reported by WTNH.com: The Hartford State's Attorney has released dash cam video Friday from the fatal officer-involved shooting in Wethersfield from last month.  Police say at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 20th, Officer Peter Salvatore tried to pull over 18-year-old Anthony Jose ...
The Familiar Sounds of Law Enforcement

The Familiar Sounds of Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is one of only a handful of jobs where all the senses are engaged much of the time. There are obviously distinct sights and smells that officers encounter throughout their career. However, there are sounds that law enforcement hear so often that they never seem to go ...