Welcome National Sheriffs’ Association Members

Justice Clearinghouse is the webinar platform provider for the National Sheriffs’ Association. Through this unique partnership, NSA and JCH will be bringing the enriching topics and training for our justice professionals to grow in their careers and to work more collaboratively with other justice professionals for the betterment of their communities.

 

See below for the line-up of topics!

  • All webinars are free to attend live.
  • A wide array of webinar topics, ranging from leadership and management to addressing mass casualty events, to dealing with cyber threats.
  • Interviews with expert speakers.
  • Infographics highlighting key topics of the webinars.
  • Other content relevant to law enforcement and public safety arena.

Upcoming Webinars

David J. Rogers
01 / 09 / 2020

It has been shown that Indian Country suffers from higher addiction rates than the national average, especially when it comes to methamphetamine. This session will look at the impact of [...]

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Chris Jones
01 / 14 / 2020

This webinar will cover the different Myers-Briggs personality type dichotomies.  By understanding these dichotomies, participants will better understand the innate personality traits of not only themselves but their coworkers as [...]

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Peter Bellmio
01 / 14 / 2020

Too many times police strategic plans are not implemented because they are not tied to the budget and they have limited community support. The police alone cannot make a community [...]

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Dan Phillips
Brandon “Choe” Sergent, M. Th.,
01 / 15 / 2020

Religious ministries have the potential to help jail staff, incarcerated people, and family members.  Too often, unfortunately, there is unintended friction between jail staff and religious volunteers.  This friction can [...]

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Rich Myers
Linda L. Chezem
01 / 16 / 2020

Rural communities face unique law enforcement challenges in terms of practical responses. While all law enforcement agencies have resource allocation challenges, the environments of rural agencies are different than the [...]

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Daniel McDonald
01 / 21 / 2020

As police agencies continue to struggle with more questions than answers about homelessness, many are starting homeless outreach teams (HOTs) to permanently address the problem rather than the symptoms. In [...]

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Harry Glidden
01 / 22 / 2020

Traditionally community partnership efforts have been designated to a small dedicated Community Policing Unit. The Aurora Police Department incorporates the partnership into everything from hiring to policy decisions. Participants can [...]

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Shannon Struble
Michael G. Gingold
01 / 23 / 2020

This webinar focuses on how many gangs have shifted from their traditional roots and are forming hybrid gangs.  Moreover, gangs are moving away from traditional gang crimes and have transitioned [...]

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Rick Hodsdon
01 / 23 / 2020

In this three-part webinar series, you will receive an overview and survey of how these cases are being investigated and presented for prosecution consideration, and changing trends in response to [...]

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Martin Hoff
01 / 29 / 2020

The world of citizen identity is constantly evolving and the justice system is at the heart of these changes every day. Identity issuance systems are now taking a blended approach [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
01 / 30 / 2020

Thousands of visitors who flood to a town or city can pose a challenge for public safety agencies and create a slew of unintended consequences. Whether your jurisdiction welcomes flocks [...]

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Kimberly Miller
02 / 05 / 2020

Competition for high-quality applicants is fiercer than ever. Limited quality candidate pools, restricted budgets, and fewer career-minded people make it harder to hire for the long-term. This webinar will detail [...]

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Kate Loudenslagel
Hilary Weinberg
02 / 06 / 2020

Since 2010, more and more jurisdictions have passed laws to allow for the prosecution of domestic violence strangulations, making an increase in prosecution of these crimes more available… During this webinar, [...]

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Kelly Rowe
Risë Haneberg
Carrie Hill
02 / 11 / 2020

In the more than 500 counties that have joined the national Stepping Up initiative, sheriffs play an integral role in collaborating with county leadership and other community partners to implement policies, [...]

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Halcyon Frank
02 / 12 / 2020

Establishing trust with the officers, firefighters, and EMS staff takes time. The first responders depend on you to be the calm voice on the other end of the radio.  However, [...]

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Renée J. Mitchell, J.D., Ph.D.
Rachel Tolber
02 / 13 / 2020

This webinar features Lt. Rachel Tolber and Sgt. Renee Mitchell, both executive committee members of the American Society of Evidence-Based Policing, who will discuss what it means to be evidence-based, [...]

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Chase Wetherington
02 / 27 / 2020

This webinar, which is Part II of a series of law enforcement disciplinary issue related webinars, will explore the nexus between law enforcement and military service. The webinar is geared [...]

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Rick Hodsdon
02 / 27 / 2020

In this three-part webinar series, you will receive an overview and survey of how these cases are being investigated and presented for prosecution consideration, and changing trends in response to [...]

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Amy Taylor
Michelle Welch
03 / 03 / 2020

Cases can be won or lost if witnesses are not prepared.  Expert Witnesses are vital to winning cases.  This session will focus on how to prepare your witness and to [...]

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Michael Parker
03 / 03 / 2020

Recruiting qualified peace officers is more challenging today than ever before. Yet you can increase your recruitment and retention successes in the main arenas you have influence. Learn viable strategies [...]

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David J. Rogers
03 / 12 / 2020

After federal and state land ownership, combined Indian Country lands are the thirds largest in the United States. Justice services in Indian Country varies widely in resources, capabilities and abilities. [...]

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Thomas Dworak
03 / 17 / 2020

Telecommunicators are the life-line of any law enforcement agency.  They are the connection between citizens in need and the officer /deputy on the street.  Due to their unique position, they [...]

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Christopher W. Diorio
03 / 17 / 2020

This presentation is designed for investigators and management. The course takes an in-depth look at the Dark Web and the technology that makes it work. You will also about the [...]

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Andrew Campbell
03 / 24 / 2020

This webinar provides a unique take on domestic violence prevention, identification, and intervention by enabling participants to develop a multi-disciplinary perspective of violence in the home. Results from my national [...]

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Chris Jones
03 / 31 / 2020

Community involvement can drastically improve the effectiveness of law enforcement.  Getting the community involved and onboard with various programs can be difficult at times.  This webinar will cover ways law [...]

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Dan Fisher
Michael G. Gingold
03 / 31 / 2020

This webinar will focus on the challenges of working a gang-related case pre-charging through conviction.  Topics will include challenges with difficult witnesses and/or victims, how to utilize technology available [...]

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Lindsay Ashworth
04 / 01 / 2020

This webinar will provide an overview of the dynamics of sexual violence, specifically as it relates to people with disabilities. We will provide an overview of disability culture, language, and [...]

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Rick Hodsdon
04 / 02 / 2020

In this three-part webinar series, you will receive an overview and survey of how these cases are being investigated and presented for prosecution consideration, and changing trends in response to [...]

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Jessica Rock
04 / 07 / 2020

Domestic Violence crimes are best combatted with a coordinated community response.  This webinar will explore the dynamics of domestic violence and the importance of focusing on evidence-based investigation and prosecution [...]

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Kimberly Miller
04 / 09 / 2020

If it’s true that “it’s not what happens to you, it’s how you respond that matters;” how can you get to a place where you can “choose” [...]

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Halcyon Frank
04 / 14 / 2020

Preparation is key for 9-1-1 centers in every scenario.  Mass shooting incidents are increasing throughout the country.  Preparing for the initial calls, gathering the information, and relaying that information [...]

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Daniel McDonald
04 / 16 / 2020

The economic, political, legal and social costs of homelessness are staggering: each unsheltered, chronically homeless person can consume up to $30,000 in public resources. Permanent housing significantly lowers this cost to $12,000 [...]

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David J. Rogers
04 / 21 / 2020

The epidemic of Missing or Murdered Native American females has only recently begun to get some notice but the problem has existed for decades. A big part of this dilemma [...]

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Jim Martin
04 / 28 / 2020

Implementing mental health service standards within correctional facilities can break down barriers between administrative staff and individuals with mental illness, while also helping achieve peak organizational performance. First-hand experiences from [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
04 / 30 / 2020

Your community is thrust into a time warp before social media and the internet. Mother Nature strikes, leaving thousands without modern technology to communicate while picking up the pieces after [...]

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Rick Hodsdon
05 / 19 / 2020

In this modern era, the largest unions in the United States represent public sector employees. In this session, we will discuss basic legal and common law long-standing contract principles and [...]

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Andrew Campbell
05 / 21 / 2020

This webinar will discuss risks for psychological and emotional harm to children, with an emphasis on children who reside in a home or community where violence occurs. Common misconceptions will [...]

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Diane Robinson
05 / 27 / 2020

Hurricane Dorian struck the Abaco Islands on September 1 with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph, then moved on to Grand Bahama with similar intensity before stalling just north with unrelenting winds [...]

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Ruby Barraza
Victoria Riechers, MA
06 / 04 / 2020

This webinar will examine the various opportunities and challenges of serving immigrant, refugee, or asylum-seeking survivors of sexual and domestic violence. It will explore the diversity in immigrant experiences and [...]

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Phil Arkow
06 / 16 / 2020

“If somebody is harming an animal, there’s a good chance they also are hurting a human,” notes John Thompson of the National Sheriffs’ Association. With four types of cruelty [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
06 / 25 / 2020

Law Enforcement is facing troubling times. Now, more than ever, public safety organizations must be transparent to the people they serve or risk losing their community’s trust before it’[...]

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Rick Hodsdon
07 / 07 / 2020

One of the most common forms of lawsuits filed against not only criminal justice professionals but all public employees is a civil rights suit or what is known as a 1983 [...]

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Jim Martin
07 / 30 / 2020

Your overcrowded jail is on fire, is being evacuated, and you have injuries to treat. Do you know what to do? Thankfully, we did. This session will be conducted by [...]

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Lindsay Ashworth
08 / 05 / 2020

This webinar will provide an overview of sexual assault in K-12 and higher education environments. We will discuss current federal legislation and policy and best practices related to responding to [...]

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Kimberly Miller
08 / 06 / 2020

When our internal storm is raging, we can’t successfully navigate challenges, respond effectively, or have true control over our choices or outcomes. Although there are times we get our [...]

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Jeff Fox
08 / 20 / 2020

This course examines the three Es of traffic safety. We will examine how traffic safety can be enhanced through education, engineering, and enforcement. The course will be presented through a [...]

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Rick Hodsdon
08 / 25 / 2020

Employment discrimination against a member of a protected class, when not a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification, exposes employers to damages for illegal discrimination. This webinar will provide an overview to [...]

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Thomas Dworak
09 / 01 / 2020

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is about understanding and managing your emotions, along with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with others. Law Enforcement, Corrections, Parole or Courts are a relationship-driven [...]

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Kimberly Miller
09 / 02 / 2020

When things or people are out of control, it is easy to get wrapped up in other's emotions or the events of the moment. But showing up to a fire [...]

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Jeff Thompson, Ph.D.
Kevin Morison
09 / 09 / 2020

For decades, officer suicide was a topic that most law enforcement agencies did not talk about or even acknowledge. But today, with more officers dying by suicide than are being [...]

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Andrew Campbell
09 / 15 / 2020

This webinar will describe the desperate need to bridge critical gaps that currently exist in domestic violence research and literature. We'll cover improving batterer intervention programs to better address mental [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
09 / 17 / 2020

In a world where Facebook is king, public safety organizations must become attuned to social media and its ability to connect to audiences or suffer the consequences. Social media platforms [...]

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Kimberly Miller
10 / 14 / 2020

Selling is rarely discussed as a key leadership skill and training on this is even harder to find. This is ironic since all leadership challenges (i.e., conflict, having crucial [...]

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Lois James, PhD
Renée J. Mitchell, J.D., Ph.D.
11 / 04 / 2020

During this webinar, the science of implicit bias will be discussed, and the research on implicit bias within the policing profession will be reviewed. A summary of the conflicting views [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Kimberly Miller

Although conflict is a daily fact of life, most of us never really learned how to engage in it effectively. What's worse is that our dysfunctional patterns of how we [...]

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Jonathan Parker

This training module encourages and equips Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Professionals, and their family members, to guard the six most vulnerable areas of life to promote health and well-being. [...]

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Stacey A. Wright

2019 was an active year for cyber threats, with hundreds of ransomware incidents and several very large data breaches making the news. Other incidents may not have made headlines but were [...]

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John Snook
Carrie Hill

A recent study by the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs Association found that law enforcement spent a fifth of their time transporting or responding to people with mental [...]

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Charles Keeton
Cheryl Parks
Ron Budzinski

Contemporary detention issues felt by most counties: tightened jail budgets, concerning recidivism rates, law enforcement relations, poverty, unemployment, custodial assaults, suicides, deteriorating conditions of confinement, litigation, and other factors motivated [...]

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Jonathan Parker

This training module encourages and equips Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Professionals, and their family members, to guard the six most vulnerable areas of life to promote health and well-being. [...]

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Kimberly Miller

With up to 80% of all organizational problems rooted in poor communication, employees and supervisors are not nearly as adept as they should be in the way they send and receive [...]

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Stephen Luce
Rich Myers
Joseph Flies-Away
Linda L. Chezem

Rural communities face unique challenges in dealing with alcohol misuse and drug use violations. This webinar will address the evaluation criteria for research for both law enforcement and offender programming [...]

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Corey Dobridnia

As a law enforcement agency, external communication is important to garnering support from your community. But what’s more? Sharing your mission, goals, brand and cadence with new members of [...]

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Alyssa Neumann
Julie Schoen

Over the past few years, the FrameWorks Institute worked with the National Center on Elder Abuse to create a communication strategy that demonstrates how we can restructure our communities to [...]

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Karen Solomon
Amy Morgan

This webinar will combine the mental health education of Amy Morgan, MSC (Academy Hour) with the law enforcement suicide statistics and stories from Karen Solomon (Blue H.E.L.P.), [...]

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Karen Ziegler

In 2017, over $700 billion dollars of grant money was awarded to various agencies and organizations through the various departments of the Federal Government. That doesn’t include grants from foundations or [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

It seems nearly every week popular media reports cases of situations where public employees post a social media comment first and think about those impacts only after the genie is [...]

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Leslie A. Hagen

Tribal communities, like all other communities, can be impacted by sex trafficking. Victims of sex trafficking frequently suffer horrific abuse for prolonged periods of time with devastating emotional and physical [...]

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Margery Broadwater

This webinar will outline the enhanced features of the FBI's Next Generation Identification, Interstate Photo System: submission of mug shot photos; scars, marks and tattoos; and methods of photo retrieval. [...]

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Chris Jones

In this webinar, we will discuss the importance of conducting a formal security and vulnerability assessment as well as creating a diversified assessment team with adequate representation from various school-based [...]

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Colin McNally

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has been creating age progressions for long term missing children since 1989. The forensic artists also create facial reconstructions from unidentified remains of [...]

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William Babb
Michael G. Gingold

This webinar will serve as a primer for basic gang investigation and prosecution.  It will focus on different types of gangs, the importance of documenting gang members and gangs, and [...]

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Dr. Mallory O’Brien
John Hollway

There is much to be learned from our mistakes and failures – and it is this concept that is the foundation of Sentinel Events. Different industries have employed this learning approach [...]

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Karin Montejo

Communication skills play a critical role in achieving success in your career. Research in this area has recognized men and women differ in their communication styles. How we communicate goes [...]

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Dan Phillips

Law enforcement officers find themselves dealing with people from all walks of life daily – and it includes people with mental health issues. These people might end up in jails and [...]

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Peter Bellmio

Next Generation 911 is being integrated by public safety agencies in their goal to enhance emergency services through improved communications powered by wireless technology. As more and more communities are adopting [...]

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Daniel McDonald

The state of homelessness is getting worse, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development highlighted the magnitude of the issue reporting that more than half a million [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

One of the ways that public service agencies measure their performance is through the trust that the community places upon them. With this in mind, every government employee is held [...]

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Evie Monnington-Taylor

Diversity is being widely advocated in today’s society. This is no different in the workplace with the belief that it is the differences in views and experiences that allows [...]

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Rob Weinhold

We often think that we’re all prepared and got all bases covered until a crisis hits us. A crisis can just turn lives and organizations 180 degrees, disrupting established systems [...]

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Claudine Wilkins

The urgency in the need to address animal abuse is established through the well-supported findings that link animal cruelty to other crimes. Awareness of animal law can definitely still be [...]

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Jeff Sweetin

Law enforcement is an elite profession that comes with specific skills and training. These are in demand for private establishments that desire to have a certain level of expertise in [...]

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Cara Rabe-Hemp
Sheryl Victorian

Law enforcement is a male-dominated field and one has to ask if it is the culture that is preventing women from joining it and rise to leadership positions. From addressing [...]

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Ray Nash

Law enforcement is identified to be one of the most stressful professions. But more often than not, what’s keeping our police, corrections and probation officers stressed out isn’t [...]

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David J. Rogers

The plight of Native Americans is a convoluted one. From being the guardians of the land, they were robbed off of it or relocated or were left with a tiny [...]

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Adam Ricci

In arenas that deal with emergency response and public safety, it is best to be prepared for things not to go as planned. Change can be scary – but it is [...]

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John G. Peters, Jr., Ph.D.

Different factors come into play in use of force incidents. However, a thorough understanding between use of force standards and force options, coupled with an approach that begins with the [...]

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Estee Woods
Michael Fletcher

With advanced technology, law enforcement agencies benefit from the ability to be at the right place at the right time — and with the right tools to enable critical communications so [...]

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Marisa McKeown
Ron Nichols

A collaborative approach has been espoused by different sectors in addressing some of their most pressing issues. It is no different when it comes to crime gun prevention and investigation. [...]

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Chase Wetherington

It wasn’t until about 50 years ago that the law enforcement field actually implemented efforts to encourage its members to pursue higher level of education. Prior this, just about anyone [...]

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Rachel Tolber
Natalie Todak

Studies show that there is a very evident lack of representation of women in policing especially in leadership positions. Further, the lack of literature and researches surrounding the topic of [...]

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Andrew Campbell

Domestic Abuse or Intimate Partner Violence are familiar concepts that draw a very distressing picture. But envisioning the abuse happening to a pregnant woman just worsens the image tenfold. Andrew [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The United States Supreme Court decision of Garrity v. New Jersey became the baseline in which government employees have the right to be free from compulsory self-incrimination. However, the concept [...]

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Laurie L. Wood

The nature of hate crime is differentiated from all other types of crime such that its motivation is deeply rooted prejudice against specific segments of society over things that a [...]

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Adam Leath

  We live in a world surrounded by social media.  Those who perpetrate animal abuse are all too eager to share information on numerous social media sites. The trained investigator [...]

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Peter Bellmio

One of the most common problems encountered by law enforcement agencies is the allocation of their resources. Various approaches have been employed by agencies not just around the US but [...]

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Denise Beagley

A significant chunk of the population has gone through a traumatic experience in their lives – it has become the norm and no longer the exception. Because of this, awareness efforts [...]

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Ivonne Roman

More than a buzzword, equality produced numerous campaigns that call to provide equal rights for different segments of society. Policing is likewise facing the impact of discrimination as the number [...]

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Sam Johnson
Steve Levorchick
AJ "Andy" Louderback
Jason Henkel

The number of law enforcement line of duty deaths is observed to have increased, a significant chunk of these fatalities are from firearms. In 2018 alone, 49 law enforcement officers killed with [...]

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Robin Timme

For the general population, only 9% meet the criteria for PTSD across their lifespan, but in correctional populations, almost 100% experienced trauma in their life.  The correctional setting is found to be [...]

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Eric Witzig
Thomas Hargrove

The Murder Accountability Project (MAP) is a non-profit initiative from experts in the field of investigations, criminal justice and the media to bridge the gap that prevents the successful resolution [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The debate on gun control can get heated but despite conflicting positions from different sectors of society, federal statutes have definite stipulations on firearm possession in effect. These, together with [...]

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Robert "Sully" Sullenberger
Jason Oehlkers
Jim Wolfinbarger

Body-worn cameras is the future of policing as more and more law enforcement agencies are proactively working on providing transparency to the community they serve. Boulder Colorado’s County Sheriff’[...]

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Andrew Campbell

Living in a home where domestic violence occurs tend to have a negative effect to its inhabitants. It is a common misconception that kids do not get affected by volatile [...]

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Gregory McDonald
Michael Delaney
Andre Brooks
Reginald Ware Jr.

Crime scene investigation has got to be the most exciting, if not glamorized, part of policing – after all, countless movies and TV shows have been made inspired by it. In [...]

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John G. Peters, Jr., Ph.D.

Suicide was the leading cause of death in jails in 2014. It also impacts everyone surrounding the incident including inmates and corrections personnel. While there is no fool-proof way to prevent [...]

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Wendy Stiver
Cory S. Nelson

Opioid use and abuse had been declared an epidemic. It does not distinguish between race, gender, age or economic conditions – everyone is at risk, and too many lives taken from [...]

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Stacey A. Wright

A majority of our lives are now online whether we sign up for it or not. Public records for one, are now available digitally or stored digitally by the public [...]

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David Stephens
Harmony Goorley, MA, LCPC, LSOTP

A significant number of those incarcerated are affected by trauma. Since part of correctional facilities’ goals is to affect behavior change and rehabilitation, ensuring that re-traumatization does not take place [...]

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Shon F. Barnes
Daniel Stewart

Evidence-based methods have been utilized in medicine and sciences for a significant time and it has resulted in desirable results. Evidence-based policing is a practice that is being embraced by [...]

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Estee Woods
Michael Fletcher

With the constant innovation in technology and its risks which we have to face daily, public services cannot settle on subpar standards and solutions. Given the urgent nature of law [...]

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Carrie Hill

Instilling discipline is one of the critical roles of correctional facilities. Inmate discipline is a management tool to ensure the safety of the inmates and the corrections staff, maintain order [...]

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B.J. Spamer

NamUs is a powerful tool designed to assist with missing and unidentified persons cases. Traditionally, searches take long – years or even decades pass before a case is finally resolved. Using [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), first enacted in 1990 and amended in 2009 was put into place to eradicate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. In the workplace setting, ADA works to [...]

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Alana Negroni

Law enforcement has always been an adrenaline-driven field, it is the nature of the job. Some of the incidents police officers find themselves are a little bit more critical than [...]

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Erin Albright
Colleen Owens

Issues in immigration arise due to instances of labor trafficking – a modern form of slavery where people are being taken advantage of because of their economic conditions. Investigating these cases [...]

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Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD

Correction facilities are now playing a significant role in public health. The range of health conditions that jails and prisons deal with run the gamut. Those incarcerated are likely to [...]

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Kimberly Miller

With the growing amount of professional coaches and leadership strategies that are out there, it can get overwhelming which of them will suit us best – from stylish buzzwords, clever mnemonics [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The Family Medical Leave Act is one of the major pieces of legislation adopted in the early 1990s. It requires nearly all public employers to provide up to 12 weeks per [...]

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Carrie Hill

There is a mental illness crisis plaguing jails all over the US. More and more of the inmates being admitted in correction facilities are found to be suffering some form [...]

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John G. Peters, Jr., Ph.D.
Carrie Hill

Calls for service for law enforcement can get totally random and unexpected. There are slow days when it’s just the typical infractions and misdemeanors. Then there are those instances [...]

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Kimberly Miller

Taking on the job in the public sector means being ready to be of service to the people. For those working as first responders, health providers, or law enforcers – service [...]

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Jennie M. Simpson, Ph.D.
Peter J. Koutoujian
Stephen Amos
Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, FACPM, CCHP-P
Carrie Hill
Tara Kunkel

Jails in the US admit more than 10.9 Million inmates per year, a portion of whom suffer from some form of substance abuse disorder. Jails are now a part of public [...]

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Carrie Hill

The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) reshaped correctional litigation by putting into place an all-encompassing grievance procedure that prevents frivolous lawsuits. It ensures that only quality grievances are addressed while [...]

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Carrie Hill

Use of force is a sensitive issue, and it becomes even more problematic when it is in the jail setting. Corrections, as an institution, is tasked with the responsibility to [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The First Amendment rights are one of the great pillars of our democracy. Freedom of speech becomes a sensitive issue once a person enters the arena of public service though. [...]

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Harmony Goorley, MA, LCPC, LSOTP

Emotional hijack happens to everyone. When you’re in the law enforcement and criminal justice field, you are even more vulnerable to such. You will witness such behavior from the [...]

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Kaitlin Seale
Colleen Owens

Labor trafficking is a modern form of slavery with a goal to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Labor traffickers commit both civil and criminal violations, from [...]

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Future of Emergency Communications
Kevin Morison

The numbers 9-1-1 has become synonymous with emergency response, not just within the United States but even in the other parts of the globe. Children are taught how to [...]

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Carrie Hill

For most of the population, being an inmate is somewhat equated to being bereft of rights – this isn't entirely true. While inmates and detainees have to forego certain rights, they [...]

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Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

There are many values and virtues that we are all taught from school to our jobs when it comes to surviving and living our lives. All of these are valuable, [...]

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Articles

Webinar presenter Jonathan Parker answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Watch Your Six: Because Making It Home Is Just the Beginning. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Making Your Words an Asset, Not a Liability: How to Improve What You Say and How [...]

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Webinar presenters Sheriff Rich Myers, Judge Joseph Flies-Away and Linda Chezem answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Alcohol, Drugs, and Rural Communities. Here are just a few [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Wes Dotson answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Characteristic Behaviors, Challenges and Tips for Successful Interactions for Justice Professionals. [...]

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Webinar presenter Corey Dobridnia answered a number of your questions after her presentation, The Public Relations Aspect of Law Enforcement: Creating Internal Agency Buy-in within Your Agency from Day 1. Here [...]

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Webinar presenters Alyssa Neumann and Julie Schoen answered a number of your questions after their presentation, How to Talk about Elder Abuse. Here are just a few of their responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Karen Ziegler answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Writing Winning Grant Proposals for a Regional Preventive Crime Gun Strategy. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, First Amendment, Social Media, and Employee Discipline. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Leslie Hagen answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Investigating and Prosecuting Sex Trafficking Cases in Tribal Communities. Here are just a few of her responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenters Jason Ratcliff, Darrah Metz, and Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Therapy K9s: Changing the Way Law Enforcement Reaches Their Communities. [...]

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Webinar presenter Margery Broadwater answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Capturing Great Mug Shots: Why Quality Matters. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Chris Jones answered a number of your questions after his presentation, School Resource Officers: COnducting Formal Security and Vulnerability Assessments. Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Wayne Beyer answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Rights of Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, and Other Law Enforcement Professionals. Here are just a few [...]

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Reading books, attending trainings (or webinars!) are all great ideas for expanding your knowledge. But knowledge by itself isn't enough. Love this reminder that Dr. Kimberly Miller made during her [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Dan Phillips answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System. Here are just a few of his responses.   &[...]

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  Love this comment from SWAT Team Leader Mike Kersey made during his recent webinar, Rural School Safety.   "The voice of change can sometimes be unpopular."   Click Here [...]

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Love this comment from Campbellsville University's Dr. Dan Philips made during his recent webinar, Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System.   "Justice professionals have a front-row seat to everything [...]

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We often think that we can't help others unless we have big budgets, lot's of staffing or other resources. But sometimes, the most important thing you need to help, can't [...]

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  Whether a domestic violence situation, the challenges of poverty, or even being evacuated in the event of a natural disaster, what affects humans, also affects our animal companions. What [...]

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Webinar presenter Diane Robinson answered a number of your questions after her presentation, ICS and Legal Considerations for Animals in Natural Disaster Response. Here are just a few of her [...]

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  Webinar presenter Peter Bellmio answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Staffing 911 Centers in the Era of NG911. Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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  Webinar presenter Dan McDonald answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Top 10 Reasons to Start a Police Homeless Outreach Team. Here are just a few of [...]

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  Webinar presenter Jessica Rock answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Creating an Animal Abuse Task Force: How Law Enforcement Can Work With Local Resources to Investigate [...]

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  Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Brady/Giglio: What Justice Professionals Need to Know. Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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  Webinar presenter Andrew Campbell answered a number of your questions after his presentation, A Day in the Life: How Exposure to Community Violence Affects Children. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Evie Monnington-Taylor answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Recruiting a Diverse Police Force.  Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: You [...]

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Webinar presenters Richard Samuels and  Michelle Welch answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Advanced Cock Fighting Investigations and Prosecutions. Here are just a few of their responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Rob Weinhold answered a number of your questions after his presentation,  The Art of Crisis Leadership. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: A [...]

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Webinar presenter Claudine Wilkins answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Prosecutor and Law Enforcement Tools in Animal Abuse Cases.  Here are just a few of her responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Jeff Sweetin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Trends in Off Duty Work: Challenges and Considerations.  Here are just a few of his responses.   &[...]

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Webinar presenter Sheriff Ray Nash (ret) answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Dynamic of Restoration: Restoring Renegade Officers. Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Terry Mills answered a number of your questions after his presentation, What Dog Fighters Don't Want You to Know: Considerations for the Justice Professional.  Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Mike Eberhardt and Pete Gagliardi answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Sustainable Crime Gun Intelligence Strategies Require Policy-Driven Tactics.    Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. John Peters answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Use of Force Constitutional Standards vs Force Continuum.    Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, What Justice Professionals Need to Know about Garrity: Myths & Realities.    Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Andrew Campbell answered a number of your questions after his presentation, War in the Womb: Pregnant Partner Violence and Associated Risks for Mother and Fetus.    Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Chase Wetherington answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Education, Hiring and Disciplinary Issues in Law Enforcement Agencies.    Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenters Estee Woods, Michael Fletcher and Aaron Maben answered a number of your questions after their presentation, IOT Applications and Instant Networks for Law Enforcement.  Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenters Marisa McKeown and Ron Nichols answered a number of your questions after their presentation, NIBIN-Led Policing: A Prosecutor's Perspective.  Here are just a few of their responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Securing the Future of Your Agency through Succession Planning.   Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Michelle Welch answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Drowning in Dogs, Cats, Horses...  Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question:  The [...]

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Webinar presenter Adam Leath answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Use of Social Media to Investigate Animal Crime.   Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Taylor and Michelle Welch answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Advanced Techniques in Dog Fighting Investigations.   Here are just a few of their responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Alana Negroni answered a number of your questions after her presentation, The Benefits of Developing a Peer Support Program.   Here are just a few of her responses.   [...]

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During his webinar, Dr. Robin Timme shared impactful insights about the prevalence of trauma in the histories of those who are incarcerated as well as those who work in correctional [...]

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Webinar presenters Col. Sam Johnson, Sheriff Steve Levorchick, Sheriff Andy Louderback, Skip Gavorski, and Jason Henkel answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Is Your Body Armor Helpful [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Robin Timme answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Trauma-Informed Jails: Incorporating Wellness for Correctional Officers.  Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenters Eric Witzig and Thomas Hargrove answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Using Murder Data to Help Justice Professionals Work Cases and Solve Crimes.  Here are [...]

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Webinar presenter Janee Boswell answered a number of your questions after her presentation, 2013 Colorado Floods: Boulder's Emergency Animal Air Rescues. A Military and Animal Control Collaboration. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Jason Oehlkers, Robert "Sully" Sullenberger, and Jim Wolfinbarger answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Beyond Body-Worn: Boulder County's Digital Evidence Strategy. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenters Greg McDonald and Michael Delaney answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Crime Scene Responsibilities for the First Responder. Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Federal Statutes and Who is Not Allowed to Possess Firearms. Here are just a few of his [...]

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Christina McCale

Whether you grew up watching Gun Smoke, fantasizing about driving a Ford Gran Torino like Starsky & Hutch, or working cases like the Law & Order crew, being a "good [...]

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Webinar presenter Mark Warren answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Threats & Risk Assessments of Workplace Violence for Justice Agencies. Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenters Wendy Stiver and Cory Nelson answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Contemporary Police Responses to Addiction: Lessons from NIJ's LEADS Program. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenters Victoria Riechers and Lindsay Ashworth of the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Neurobiology and Traumatic [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. John Peters answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Suicide Identification, Prevention, and Policy Failure. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenters John Thompson and Mike Brown answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Keeping Animal Care and Control Personnel Safe. Here are [...]

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During his NSA/NACA webinar with Mike Brown, John Thompson shared this great reminder about the importance of taking ownership of one's own personal safety and the role it plays [...]

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Falcon, Inc's Harmony Goorley and Dr. David Stephens shared some incredible information about trauma in incarceration settings during their webinar, "Balancing Order & Recovery: Blueprints for a High-Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail."  [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill from the National Sheriffs' Association answered a number of your questions after her presentation,  Understanding and Implementing Inmate Discipline. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenters Estee Woods and Michael Fletcher answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Mobile Command Centers: Transforming Your Police Vehicles. Here are just a few of their [...]

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Adam Ricci provided a wealth of information during his webinar, Advanced Components of Animal Cruelty Investigations. Here's just one of his reminders for investigators. “Your interaction with a scene immediately [...]

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Dr. David Stephens made some excellent points during his webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail. Here's one we thought was particularly important. “We can [...]

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We loved this statement Harmony Goorley made during her webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail about the importance of inmate wellness. “When inmates feel [...]

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We loved this statement Harmony Goorley made during her webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail about the correlation between staff and inmate wellness. “Our [...]

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We loved this statement Harmony Goorley made during her webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail about the importance of inmate wellness. “When staff ignores [...]

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Christina McCale

We know that most inmates have some level of trauma in their background. But what about your correctional officers? Correctional officers have some of the highest levels of stress of [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “The ADA for Justice Professionals.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Does the [...]

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Christina McCale

From child abuse and emotional abuse, to witnessing the horrors of what adults can do to each other, trauma is a major part of an inmate's history and psychological makeup, [...]

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Webinar presenter Colleen Owens and Erin Albright answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Developing Your Labor Trafficking Threat Assessment.” Here are a few of their responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Michelle Welch answered a number of your questions after her presentation, “Creating an Animal Abuse & Cruelty Unit.” Here are a few of her responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenter Adam Ricci answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “Advanced Components of Animal Cruelty Investigations.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: One [...]

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We know sentiments like this are as the result of our incredible team of people and associations we work with. A special thanks to these extraordinary partners, National Law Enforcement [...]

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Webinar presenters Nicholas Mastrocinque and Seena Gressin answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Identity Theft and Consumer Fraud Investigations." Here are a few of their responses.   &[...]

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Dr. Mary Lou Randour the Animal Welfare Institute and Dan DeSousa of San Diego County's Animal Service Department  shared some incredible insights and advice during their webinar, “Animal Cruelty Reporting: [...]

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Michelle Welch of the Virginia Attorney General's Office shared some incredible insights and advice during her webinar, "Combatting Cock Fighting: What Investigators and Prosecutors Need to Know." Here’s just [...]

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Carrie Hill of the National Sheriffs Association shared some incredible insights and advice during her webinar, “A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated.” Here’s just one [...]

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Dr. Martha Smith Blackmore shared some incredible insights and advice during her webinar, "Working with Your Veterinarian to Document Animal Maltreatment." Here's just one snippet from the show.   Click [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Martha Smith Blackmore answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Working with Your Vet to Document Animal Maltreatment." Here are a few of her responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Eric LaScola  answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “How Speech Recognition Technology is Transforming Police Reporting.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Michelle Welch  answered a number of your questions after her presentation, “The Link between Animal Abuse and Human Abuse.” Here are a few of her responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon  answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “The Family Medical Leave Act for Justice Professionals.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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During his webinar on Officer Survival for Correctional and Detention Officers, author Scott Kirshner asked our audience, "In the course of your job duties, have you been: Verbally Abused Physically [...]

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We loved this quote from Scott Kirshner, author of  Officer Survival for Correctional and  Detention Officers, made during his webinar. "A lot of the information you hear in trainings or [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill  answered a number of your questions after her presentation, “A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated." Here are a few of her responses. &[...]

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During his webinar, "Introduction to the Inductive Interview System," Sheriff Ray Nash (ret) of Police Dynamics shared excellent advice for gleaning important information from interview subjects. This advice could be [...]

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Interviewing witnesses, victims and suspects is a critical skill for Law Enforcement officials. During his webinar, "Introduction to the Inductive Interview System," Sheriff Ray Nash (ret) of Police Dynamics provides [...]

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We loved this quote from Carrie Hill of the National Sheriffs Association made during her webinar, "A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated."     To learn [...]

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Our webinar presenters answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Planning and Implementing Medication Assisted Treatment in Jails: What Justice Professionals Need to Know." Here are [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill of the National Sheriffs Association answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Understanding the Prison Litigation Reform Act: Impacts and Responses." Here [...]

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Webinar presenter Peter Bellmio answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Measuring Patrol Workload." Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Before everybody [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association and Washington County Attorneys Office answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Fair Labor Standards Act for [...]

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 Webinar presenter Carrie Hill with the National Sheriffs' Association answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Legal Issues in Today's Jails: Use of Force." [...]

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Webinar presenter Bray Barnes of the National Sheriffs' Association answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Who Ya Gonna Call at DHS?" Here are a few [...]

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Andrew Campbell shared such incredible information during his webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence." "Pets often absorb the fear of their family members [...]

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Such incredible findings from Andrew Campbell's webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence." "75% of abused women report their intimate partner has threatened or harmed [...]

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Such incredible findings from Andrew Campbell's webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence." "Animals are at 11x greater risk for abuse in a home [...]

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Such incredible findings from Andrew Campbell's webinar, "Bad to the Bone: Pet Abuse, Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence." "75% of the pet abuse that occurs in the home is seen [...]

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John Thompson of the National Sheriffs' Association shared such an important reminder about the effects of officer-involved shootings of dogs, during his webinar, "Officer, Why'd You Shoot My Dog?" "When [...]

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Webinar presenter John Thompson of the National Sheriffs Association answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Officer, Why'd You Shoot My Dog?" Here are a [...]

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Webinar presenters Harmony Goorley answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "​Recipes for Controlling the Emotional Hijack." Here are a few of her responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Dealing with the Dark Side: How to Handle Your Most Difficult Employees." Here [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "What Justice Professionals Need to Know about First Amendment Speech and the Public Sector." Here [...]

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Webinar presenters Kaitlin Seale and Colleen Owens answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "The Role of America's Law Enforcement in Labor Trafficking Identification." Here [...]

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Christina McCale

When you hear the phrase "human trafficking," what immediately comes to your mind? If you're like most people, you might think of sex workers or young girls in bondage. But [...]

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Christina McCale

Police body cameras were initially heralded as a landmark in policing: as a way to not only monitor law enforcement officers but also to provide an additional, unbiased account of [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Issues in Today's Jail - Medical." Here are some of her responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Melinda Merck answered a number of your questions after her presentation, The Path from Animal Abuse to Human Abuse: Using Veterinary Forensics to Support Investigation and Prosecution [...]

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Christina McCale

Today's public safety professionals face incredible challenges: from life and death situations to agitated citizens, from on-going public scrutiny to ever-changing laws, and rising expectations. Perhaps one of the biggest [...]

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In today’s society, EQ is more important than ever in the field of public service. Check out this infographic that highlights the things John Thompson, Deputy Executive [...]

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Christina McCale

What is the Brady case and what does it have to do with you as a law enforcement officer or prosecutor? And who is Giglio? If you're confused by these [...]

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“When animals are abused, people are at risk; When people are abused, animals are at risk.”  People often think that animal cruelty cases are isolated from crimes [...]

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