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Time to Update Policies

 

It simply must be done.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2015)
 

SPI Mgmt of Small Law Enforcement Agency Course Pt 1

By Don Munson

The Southern Police Institute has developed a police management course specifically for chiefs, sheriffs and top administrators in small agencies. While small agencies and large agencies may have exactly the same management problems, the solutions are often very different.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2014)
 

Why Progressive Discipline Systems Often Fail

By Randy Means, Zavitz, Paul

Our systems fail to correct some people then often fail to off-load them. Progressive discipline isn’t applied properly and their performances aren’t evaluated as unsatisfactory in periodic performance appraisals.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2014)
 

Lessons Learned in Evidence Management

By Susan Geoghegan

Effective management of evidence is an integral part of any criminal investigation. Failure to properly collect, handle, and store evidence can lead to inadmissibility once a case is prosecuted. To ensure an unaltered chain of custody, agencies must establish policies and procedures and follow best practices.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2014)
 

Improving Your Policy Manual

By Randy Means

The Criticality of Clear and Correct Written Policy in a Law Enforcement Agency

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2014)
 

The Unholstered Handgun Controversy

By Thomas Aveni

Explore the tactical advantages and disadvantages of unholstering your handgun.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2006)
 

There is No Model Administrative Model

By Arthur G. Sharp

Use both department ideals and public opinion while selecting the correct policing model for departments.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2005)
 

CompStat for Smaller Departments

By John Dorriety

Up to date information reporting and rapid response are keys to crime reduction success.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2005)
 

Patrol Guidelines for Police Volunteers

By Giant Aryani

Volunteer citizens offer a breadth of resources to departments facing tightened budgets or time constraints.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2005)
 

Manage Those Risks!

By Stephenie Slahor

Good risk managers know that "predictable is preventable," and they make policy accordingly.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2006)
 
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