A Clean Sweep

A Clean Sweep

I love the story of Ray Sidejas, operations manager of custodial guest services at Disneyland. Ray spent 46 years keeping the “happiest place on Earth” clean.  Ray didn’t originally think he’d work at Disneyland for long. He held down two jobs while attending college to earn a ...
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 ...