Law Enforcement

 

The Justice Clearinghouse covers topics of particular interest and focus for those in the Law Enforcement profession on a regular basis: through the webinars we hold, the articles we write, as well as the articles we curate from other respected sources. 

Begin or enhance your knowledge in ways that will be immediately applicable to your law enforcement role by reviewing some of the information below.

 

Upcoming Webinars

Marc Hildebrand
05 / 21 / 2024

Have you ever struggled trying to do it all?  Working in a demanding career, wanting to spend more time with your family, while also trying to make your health a [...]

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Cindy Hora
Kristina Lawler
Kelly Krenzer
05 / 23 / 2024

Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) provides victim services to those impacted by impaired and reckless driving crashes. By ensuring that victims are treated with dignity, respect, and compassion, we create [...]

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Thomas Dworak
05 / 23 / 2024

A cognitive coaching mindset involves fostering a collaborative and supportive environment where individuals can explore their thinking, set goals, and take action to improve their cognitive skills. It's about empowering [...]

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Amy Durall
Caroline Huffaker
05 / 30 / 2024

Agency readiness is a crucial component of successfully incorporating law enforcement-based victim services. Agency personnel must clearly understand their expected contributions and associated policies for their assigned responsibilities. Effectively preparing [...]

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Halcyon Frank
06 / 06 / 2024

During this webinar, we’ll tackle the issue of negativity head-on and equip you with practical strategies to promote a culture of positivity and empowerment. Negativity can spread like wildfire, [...]

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Al Cobos
06 / 11 / 2024

Different generations in the workplace can provide the diversity of thought which is needed for an organization to move forward and not become disconnected. However, generational differences can lead to [...]

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Wendy Hummell
06 / 11 / 2024

This session is a supplement to Building a Wellness Program from the Ground Up in which the necessary components of a successful wellness program were discussed. Wendy Hummell, Health and [...]

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Christie Estes
Krista Chick
06 / 13 / 2024

With suicide being the leading cause of death in corrections, prevention efforts must be made a priority in every facility. The core components of a suicide prevention program will be [...]

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Vern Pierson
Emily Alison
Laurence Alison
06 / 18 / 2024

Research has established that confession-centered interrogation techniques pose an unacceptable risk of producing a false confession.  The use of psychological manipulation, deception, false evidence ploys, and pseudoscientific “truth detection,” including [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
06 / 25 / 2024

The purpose of this webinar is to examine ways to establish possession and or knowledge and control of illegal substances in various settings. Case law will be examined along with [...]

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Wendy A. Dutton
06 / 27 / 2024

This webinar is intended for professionals who investigate or prosecute crimes against children, and is appropriate for forensic interviewers, law enforcement investigators, child protection workers, and prosecutors.  This presentation will [...]

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Tanya Meisenholder
Maureen Q. McGough
07 / 09 / 2024

As of 2020, women make up less than 14% of sworn officers and 3% of police leadership in the U.S. This under-representation of women in policing undermines public safety. Research shows women [...]

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Andrew Reitnauer
07 / 11 / 2024

This webinar will focus on some important aspects and situations of crime scene investigation where first responders may be called upon to document the crime scene as they arrive. In [...]

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William "Bill" Loucks Jr
07 / 11 / 2024

Conducting proactive human trafficking investigations can be complicated at times. Knowing and understanding the various investigative technologies and resources available to assist law enforcement is crucial.  Possessing a comprehensive understanding [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
07 / 16 / 2024

Have you ever been confused about what works and what doesn’t with the younger generations? Have you ever wondered what motivates them or questioned their work ethic? Every generation [...]

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Jeffrey Owens
Ed Sherman, Psy.D.
07 / 25 / 2024

Has there been a time when you’ve experienced conflict in the workplace that could not be resolved to your satisfaction? Did you wonder if there were steps that you [...]

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Jessica Dolce
07 / 25 / 2024

The past few years in animal welfare have been especially difficult, leaving many profoundly depleted. Given the challenges in our field, what can we do to care for ourselves, our [...]

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Jim Smyth
Frances Surmon-Böhr
Emily Alison
07 / 30 / 2024

In the second part of this webinar series, we provide practitioners with an understanding of how to use the ORBIT model to increase engagement from interviewees and obtain more information [...]

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David Zayas
07 / 30 / 2024

As victim advocates, we are called to sit with those most affected by crime, to uplift their voices, and to bear witness to the horrific, the tragic, and the unspeakable. [...]

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Amy Durall
Caroline Huffaker
08 / 01 / 2024

Successful incorporation of law enforcement-based victim services is contingent upon a commitment to ongoing strategic planning. Effective agency communication channels, comprehensive and relevant policies, and staff development are key contributors [...]

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Kristi Naternicola
08 / 06 / 2024

This webinar will take attendees through a mock bank robbery case scenario from the initial report of the crime to final sentencing.  The webinar will demonstrate the value of using [...]

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Kris Nichols
08 / 06 / 2024

If you are a 911 dispatcher, it’s a safe bet to say that you have been, currently are, or will be stressed out in this profession. If stress is starting [...]

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Jennifer Landhuis
08 / 08 / 2024

Stalking is a prevalent, dangerous and often misunderstood crime. Stalking poses unique risks to victims and to communities and it is essential for responders to identify these risks. This webinar [...]

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David Fisher
Katie Nelson
08 / 13 / 2024

Sometimes it takes new technology to get a new lead on an old, unsolved case. Sometimes, it takes a team to divide and conquer and catch a killer. Learn how [...]

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Eric Fredricks
08 / 15 / 2024

In this webinar, we will discuss the benefits for a police department or any other first responder agency to have a comfort/facility K-9. We will provide examples of how [...]

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Richard Schoeberl
08 / 20 / 2024

Many trafficked adolescents and young adults have been exposed to multiple layers of traumatic stress, including physical, sexual, and/or verbal abuse; witnessing violence; emotional neglect; and family dysfunction. This [...]

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Kim Colegrove
08 / 20 / 2024

Better care of your mental and emotional health begins with a plan. In this webinar, instructor Kim Colegrove will help you assess where you are on your well-being journey, decide [...]

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Linda Fielder
08 / 22 / 2024

The persistence of cockfighting in the U.S. territories is a serious issue, but it is not strictly a territorial one. Even though federal law makes it a crime to “[...]

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Si Liew
08 / 27 / 2024

In this webinar, we explore the multifaceted nature of fatigue experienced by police officers and first responders delving beyond conventional factors like shift work and circadian disruptions to confront the [...]

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Timothy L. Fuss
08 / 29 / 2024

This webinar is designed to provide an overview of what emotional intelligence is and its components.  With a better understanding of ourselves, we can better detect triggers that can cause [...]

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Obed Magny
09 / 05 / 2024

Are you struggling with managing organizational culture and change in your law enforcement agency? Do you feel limited in implementing new strategies and initiatives because you're not the top decision-maker? [...]

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Halcyon Frank
09 / 10 / 2024

Calling all CTOs, FTO, preceptors, and trainers by any other titles.  Are you looking to elevate your training and maximize the impact on adult learners? In this webinar, we will [...]

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Wendy Hummell
09 / 10 / 2024

Mental Health is a concern nationwide, and many organizations are responding by supporting employees with additional resources.  Mental health days, additional mental health visits through an EAP, contracts with local [...]

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Chris Smith
09 / 12 / 2024

There is a colloquial term used frequently in Disability Rights laws and regulations; Reasonable. But no one really defines it. And what is reasonable in other state and local government [...]

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Tamara Lyn
09 / 17 / 2024

Are you trying to attract Gen Z to careers in law enforcement and public safety but don’t know how to reach them? Are you a criminal justice instructor, law [...]

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Christina Bertera
09 / 19 / 2024

An overview look at Northwest Florida (NWF) Health Network partnerships with law enforcement and community service providers to address behavioral health needs at the different intercept points within the Criminal [...]

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Spencer Conover
09 / 19 / 2024

In this engaging presentation, we delve into the nuanced concept of the "Letter of the Law vs Spirit of the Law" as it pertains to animal care and control practices. [...]

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Amy Durall
Caroline Huffaker
09 / 24 / 2024

Law enforcement-based victim services can highlight personnel differences in ethical approaches and decision-making around shared responsibilities. Comprehensive and ongoing training can amplify agency personnel’s confidence when carrying out assigned [...]

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Thomas Dworak
09 / 26 / 2024

Cognitive coaching plays a crucial role in teaching decision-making, sensemaking, and critical thinking skills. Cognitive coaching helps individuals enhance their decision-making abilities by guiding them through a structured process. This [...]

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Thometta Cozart
Sunnetta "Sunny" Slaughter
09 / 26 / 2024

Epilepsy, a complex neurological disorder that impacts millions of people worldwide, can present challenges for law enforcement officers and first responders. Recognizing and understanding Epilepsy, particularly in high-stress situations that [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
10 / 01 / 2024

Have you ever said “yes” to something and immediately regretted it? Whether it was volunteering to coach a Little League team, baking cookies for an event, or volunteering for yet [...]

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Wes Dotson
10 / 08 / 2024

Your Questions – Answered! After a brief introduction and overview of ASD and common issues related to the experiences of individuals with ASD in the justice system, Dr. Dotson will take [...]

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Jean Kanokogi, Ph.D
10 / 08 / 2024

In Japanese, the phrase Ganbatte Kudasai (do your best please) is often used to encourage people to always do their best in everything they do. What does it mean to [...]

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Sara Weston
10 / 10 / 2024

Have you ever looked back on a situation with the benefit of hindsight and thought, "I should have said this instead!"  I think we've all practiced conversations in the shower [...]

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Lynn Langton
Kelle Barrick
Susan Howley
Amy Durall
10 / 17 / 2024

Research can provide agencies with objective data, evaluation of that data, and examples to base foundational decisions for incorporating law enforcement-based victim services. Lessons learned from these efforts can contribute [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
10 / 22 / 2024

During this webinar, we will examine signs of substance use and abuse. We will explore physiological and psychological signs of abuse and the use of various commonly used and abused [...]

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Sunnetta "Sunny" Slaughter
10 / 31 / 2024

We acknowledge the crucial role that investigations play in our criminal justice system. We understand that they immensely impact individuals, families, and communities. As professionals working within this complex landscape, [...]

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Jeff Bolettieri
William "Bill" Loucks Jr
11 / 05 / 2024

This webinar provides insights from law enforcement experts into how narcotics play a major role in human trafficking investigations. Whether it involves the use of controlled substances by traffickers to [...]

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David Zayas
11 / 14 / 2024

"Why do my DV clients always want to dismiss their protection orders?" "If this abuser keeps saying they need their stuff from the victim's apartment, why do they have so [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
11 / 19 / 2024

Our inner critic is loud, demanding, ever-present, and sometimes even harsh and condescending. Think about it, if your best friend spoke to you the way your inner critic speaks to [...]

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Phil Arkow
11 / 19 / 2024

Victim advocates, law enforcement officers and social services agents who understand how animal cruelty co-occurs and predicts crimes against military and civilian survivors -- and how abusers exploit the intense [...]

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Gina Crean
11 / 21 / 2024

This webinar will discuss how the stress response presents in youth when going through court proceedings and testifying and how to support them.  The goal of this presentation is to [...]

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Andrew Campbell
12 / 03 / 2024

This webinar includes the presenter’s detailed analysis and review of 58 school shooting incidents occurring in the U.S. since 1990. Topics include expanding the list of adverse childhood experiences, appropriately [...]

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Timothy L. Fuss
12 / 05 / 2024

This webinar is designed to provide an overview for those in the detention community to effectively assemble a search warrant related to performing their duties inside the detention facility. This [...]

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Meg Garvin
Amy Durall
Caroline Huffaker
12 / 05 / 2024

Incorporating law enforcement-based victim services can be an exciting adventure that sparks robust conversations. Facilitators with extensive experience will guide discussions around field-generated questions! Other Webinars in this Series Jan 17: [...]

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Christina Bertera
12 / 10 / 2024

By utilizing Community Outreach Coordinators embedded within the rural Sheriffs' Offices in the Florida Panhandle, Northwest Florida (NWF) Health Network has been able to assist in diverting those with behavioral [...]

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Scott Tillema
12 / 12 / 2024

Connection in times of crisis outlines how we can use verbal influence in those tense moments all first responders face, to achieve positive and safe outcomes.  This session is delivered [...]

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Qiana Newell
01 / 22 / 2025

This webinar is for the professional woman who is tired of starting over. Who knows she has a purpose and goals she wants to achieve but somehow life, work, and [...]

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Francis E. Bradley Sr.
01 / 23 / 2025

This webinar will focus on the fictional report of a missing child and subsequent investigation in Indian Country.  The session will demonstrate the need for collaboration between agencies and the [...]

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Rachel Ramirez
01 / 28 / 2025

Got questions? We've got answers! During this special webinar presentation, Rachel Ramirez will briefly recap what we've covered in her previous presentations and then open the floor to take your [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
01 / 30 / 2025

This webinar series will provide an in-depth overview of human trafficking. Students will gain an understanding of how human trafficking occurs and how victims are recruited/conscripted. The roots of [...]

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Rob Leinberger
02 / 11 / 2025

The emotional train ride affects animal care, animal control, animal welfare workers, and volunteers whether you’re in the field or in the shelter.  And sometimes, cursing just isn’t [...]

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Denise Diamond
02 / 20 / 2025

When you decided to take the leap to management, did you ever realize how difficult life could become? You were a solid employee completing projects and doing amazing work.  When [...]

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David Wolf
Joe Shellhammer
02 / 20 / 2025

Each year, our nation experiences large-scale disasters that prompt evacuations, and each year we watch communities relearn the same lessons. This webinar shares how lessons learned from more than two [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC
02 / 25 / 2025

Adults who experienced trauma in their childhood live with the physical, emotional and behavioral consequences of that trauma throughout life. In some cases, these adults do not recognize that they [...]

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Kelly Thyssen
02 / 27 / 2025

In the dynamic realm of animal welfare, the significance of peer support cannot be emphasized enough. Join us in this webinar as we explore the concept of peer support and [...]

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Marc Hildebrand
03 / 04 / 2025

Join us for an insightful webinar designed for criminal justice professionals at all ranks who are looking to make a bigger impact in and throughout their organizations, at other organizations [...]

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Laura Oblinger
03 / 18 / 2025

A legal-based training plan can save your agency time and money. Through discussions centered on training theory, philosophy, and litigation-tested strategies, you will learn why you need to spend more [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
04 / 15 / 2025

This webinar series will provide an in-depth overview of human trafficking. Webinar attendees will gain an understanding of how human trafficking occurs and how victims are recruited/conscripted. The roots [...]

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Jean Kanokogi, Ph.D
04 / 17 / 2025

Embark on a journey through Rusty Kanokogi's extraordinary life—an underdog's tale showcasing resilience and the triumph of the human spirit. Rusty's narrative, from Coney Island to the Olympics, reveals [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC
05 / 06 / 2025

For the past two decades the criminal justice system has recognized the impact that stress and burnout has had on its personnel. The system has provided programs, information and trainings [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
07 / 29 / 2025

This webinar series will provide an in-depth overview of human trafficking. Webinar attendees will gain an understanding of how human trafficking occurs and how victims are recruited/conscripted. The roots [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
10 / 07 / 2025

This webinar series will provide an in-depth overview of human trafficking. Webinar attendees will gain an understanding of how human trafficking occurs and how victims are recruited/conscripted. The roots [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Marc Hildebrand

Have you ever struggled trying to do it all?  Working in a demanding career, wanting to spend more time with your family, while also trying to make your health a [...]

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Cindy Hora
Kristina Lawler
Kelly Krenzer

Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) provides victim services to those impacted by impaired and reckless driving crashes. By ensuring that victims are treated with dignity, respect, and compassion, we create [...]

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Thomas Dworak

A cognitive coaching mindset involves fostering a collaborative and supportive environment where individuals can explore their thinking, set goals, and take action to improve their cognitive skills. It’s about [...]

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Rachel Ramirez

The existing criminal justice system overlooks the issue of brain injuries resulting from domestic violence (DV), particularly those caused by physical assaults to the head, neck, and face or through [...]

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Bob Troyer
Josh May

The NIBIN Toolkit for Prosecutors is a resource not just for prosecutors, but for investigators, lab personnel, and everyone involved in the successful investigation and prosecution of cases involving the [...]

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Renée J. Mitchell, J.D., Ph.D.

  This is the final installment of a three-part webinar series on Evidence Based Policing. The first part looked into flaws and pitfalls of data while the second looked into operationalizing [...]

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Sarah Boyd
Nelly Miles
Katie Nelson
Kate Kimble

Public Information Officers (PIOs) serve multiple functions critical to agency operations and public relations while facing multiple pressures and challenges from internal and external stakeholders. This webinar provides guidance for [...]

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Katharine Manning

Working in helping professions can take a toll on one’s wellness. Given the existing problem with recruitment and retention in these roles, it becomes imperative that individuals take ownership [...]

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Jared Schechter

Intelligence resources within detention and corrections facilities are valuable to enhance both internal security and broader community safety. This session explores how the Sedgwick County Adult Local Detention Facility leveraged [...]

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John Grinsell
Lisa Wall

There are numerous research and articles online that expound on the disproportionate victimization of Native Americans – this goes for homicide, domestic and dating violence, stalking, and the focus of this [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Women face challenges in highlighting their accomplishments and strengths in professional settings. This fact is further exacerbated by biases and cultural norms that can make self-promotion feel unnatural or unacceptable [...]

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Katelyn Smith
Arie Perliger

The threats of violent far-right groups are all too real as evidenced by years of data showing the lethality of these groups. This webinar aims to arm criminal justice professionals [...]

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Scott Medlin

First responders and criminal justice professionals face different types of pressure and stress that just happens to be inherent in the profession. This webinar explores effective tactics for maintaining mental [...]

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Al Cobos

Recent LA Times articles put a spotlight on cases of alleged deputy gang tattoos within the ranks, particularly a group dubbed the “Executioners.” Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna ordered [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

Focusing on constitutionally sound interactions with the public is essential to maintain the balance between protecting civil rights and ensuring public safety. This webinar delves into the critical role of [...]

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Denise Diamond

It is imperative for agencies to come up with a succession plan to shape the organization’s future. To do so requires equipping future leaders with the qualities and skills [...]

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Meg Garvin
Amy Durall

This webinar is the third installment in an eight-part webinar series on law enforcement-based victim services. The first session focused on how law enforcement-based victim services can be incorporated into [...]

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Gary Cunningham
Cheryl Banks

Various entities interact with sexual assault and child abuse victims from the first call to investigation to court proceedings. With this in mind, a unified front from the various entities [...]

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Tamara Lyn

Leading a multi-generational team can be challenging. With different preferences, styles, and beliefs surrounding the workplace, it requires an understanding of each generation’s motivation to lead them effectively. This [...]

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Sara Weston

911 professionals are currently classified as "clerical" employees by the Federal Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) in the last update of the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System. This classification impacts [...]

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Renée J. Mitchell, J.D., Ph.D.

This discussion explores updated research and statistical models and processes to leverage to refine modern policing strategies. By acknowledging concepts like the Pareto Principle, the Law of Crime Concentration, and [...]

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Winston Tye
Robert “Ty” Routley
Bill Martin
Scott Ratty
Mark Valentino
Carey Welsch
Jesse Loomis

Managing surplus assets might not be the most exciting part of law enforcement, but it’s a practical area to recover your budget while maintaining transparency and compliance. Implementing a [...]

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Katie Nelson

Crafting an effective social media policy demands a comprehensive approach that takes into account the benefits and implications of social media usage for the individual on a personal and professional [...]

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Lois James, PhD

Success in the public safety profession is measured based on the ability to provide services that meet the community's needs. The ability to do this is dependent on the people [...]

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Katie Campbell

What happens when we support people in crisis and their pets? Join this interactive discussion to learn how creating a pet housing program not only removes a significant barrier to [...]

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Kent Shaw

The Money Counter Network (MCN) is a revolutionary web-connected system that serves as an essential tool for law enforcement by enabling the tracking of currency used in operations or seized [...]

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Tina DeCola

Contrary to common belief that human trafficking only affects foreign nationals smuggled into other countries to have a better outcomes, a significant chunk of it happens domestically. All-American girls, exposed [...]

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Barbara L. Gould

Working in the corrections setting requires communicating with some of the most unpredictable characters in the community. The Ask, Tell, Make approach was developed in the late 70s, but recent [...]

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Jeff Bolettieri
William "Bill" Loucks Jr

Labor trafficking remains vastly underreported and prosecuted due to its hidden nature. While US citizens can be victims of human trafficking, migrants are highly susceptible to victimization due to risk [...]

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Andrew Reitnauer

Misleading portrayals in popular media of investigations and forensic sciences are creating real-world issues for the court as members of the jury expect what they see on TV to play [...]

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Ray Nash

The Inductive Interview System was developed in an attempt to have an effective interviewing process for law enforcement that reduces common pitfalls from previous approaches. After numerous Justice Clearinghouse presentations [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Burnout is prevalent in law enforcement due to the demanding, stressful, and even downright traumatic nature of the profession. But this is exacerbated further for women who have to deal [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Curious leadership can revitalize organizations where new ideas struggle to gain traction and are stuck in traditional ways of operation. Curiosity fosters a culture of safety, resilience, and openness, recognizing [...]

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Renée J. Mitchell, J.D., Ph.D.

Evidence-based practice powered by robust data is enabling law enforcement agencies to strategize and target their programming in ways that most effectively address identified issues. Numbers don’t lie, but [...]

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David Chewiwie

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) provides a comprehensive suite of services and resources aimed at preventing child victimization. Tribal communities and law enforcement within these jurisdictions, [...]

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Wes Dotson

Individuals with autism are 4 to 7 times more likely to have encounters with law enforcement than the general public. Characteristics distinct to autism typically put people on the spectrum at greater [...]

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Meg Garvin
Amy Durall

Law enforcement-based victim services personnel play a pivotal role in crisis intervention, safety planning, guiding victims through the criminal justice process, and ensuring victims’ rights are upheld. Introducing us into [...]

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Jennifer Toussaint

Public safety and helping professions are typically struggling with a surplus in workload while operating on a shortage of resources. Collaboration often serves as the secret ingredient that allows these [...]

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Michael Gomez

How the public safety and helping professions dealt with the demands, stress, and even trauma that came with the field is through a traditionally tough guy “Can’t take the [...]

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Marilyn B. Peterson

From age-old tactics of bulk cash smuggling to contemporary methods involving technology as seen in NFTs or ransomware, Money Laundering remains to hound law enforcement. This session provides an introductory [...]

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Rebecca Jameson

Overtime is ingrained in the first responder culture – and so does the dependency on the overtime pay that comes with it. This webinar looks into the concept of overtime trap [...]

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Michael R. Smith
Rob Tillyer
Brandon Tregle

Crime is geographically concentrated – this is an established empirical reality when it comes to crime and is the foundation of Hot Spots Policing. Dallas, Tacoma, San Antonio, and Salt Lake [...]

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Jennifer Landhuis

Stalking is a nuanced crime that can affect victims of all backgrounds. With the glamorization of these behaviors, victims of stalking are often left feeling like they will not be [...]

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Alex Saragusa
Jake Becchina
Mindy Earle
Sarah Boyd
Kate Kimble

In an era where law enforcement faces heightened scrutiny, fostering trust within the community has become critically important. Such conditions require approaches beyond traditional engagement methods that may no longer [...]

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Joe Smarro

Mastering effective communication stands as a cornerstone for success in both personal and professional realms. This webinar goes into the art and science of communication, teaching approaches to enhance both [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

Given the demands and pressure of the criminal justice profession, burnout just seems somewhat inevitable. This, however, doesn’t have to be the case as Marc Hildebrand joins the Justice [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

This webinar explores contemporary issues in law enforcement and criminal justice from gaps in the public’s perception and the reality of the profession and critical concepts and considerations that [...]

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Amy Durall
Caroline Huffaker

Law enforcement-based victim services is one of the innovative initiatives agencies are implementing to better serve their citizens. This session delves into the benefits of this setup and the different [...]

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Katharine Manning

Unlock the power of empathy in the workplace with its ability to address recruitment, staffing and retention issues, and enhance employee engagement and productivity. Katharine Manning leads this interactive discussion [...]

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Nancy Swigert
Amber Burgess Cox

With more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, two-thirds of which still living at home in communities, law enforcement is bound to encounter individuals with Alzheimer’s in [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

What is excellence? Is it the same as perfectionism? How does one achieve excellence in the criminal justice profession? This webinar explores the nuances of excellence and how mindset, perseverance, [...]

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Chris Chandler Yates

To say that having to witness critical, traumatic events in people’s lives that could be a matter of life and death is stressful is probably an understatement. For the [...]

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Zoe Russek-Sobol
Laura Wyckoff, Ph.D

There are areas for improvement in the law enforcement field, no doubt. But how can law enforcement agencies discern between the policies and practices that are worth their time and [...]

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Halcyon Frank

The role of dispatch may be overlooked in the public safety space. They are, after all, enclosed within the confines of their centers while EMS, fire, and law enforcement are [...]

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Wendy Hummell

More value is being placed on wellness across public safety agencies in the US brought about by the recognition that wellness directly impacts workforce performance, recruitment, and retention. As a [...]

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Jesse Trevino

Is law enforcement equipped to deal with crisis responses? On one end, some of those from the law enforcement field think officers shouldn’t be responding to community problems and [...]

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Tamara Lyn

There is a profound connection between personal core values and success. The more our core values are aligned with the choices and decisions we make in our jobs and our [...]

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Andrew Campbell

The bidirectional relationship between abuse in the home and community violence states that when family violence is occurring, it increases the risk of community violence and when community violence is [...]

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Gay Wilson
Nathalie Pleau

An Offline Search (OLS) request is a tool that allows law enforcement to search CPIC information that cannot be obtained through a regular CPIC query. This tool can search current [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Retirement is typically seen as the end of a career. In reality, retirement is the beginning of a spectrum of possibilities. This discussion explores the retirement journey, navigating the transition [...]

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Courtney

As a veteran and police wife, Courtney knows that these noble professions don’t always come with as noble of a salary. For years, their family suffered financial stresses but [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Baby Boomers and Gen X left the workforce during the pandemic. As a result, millennials are taking over leadership roles in organizations. Unfortunately, employee retention is problematic with younger generations [...]

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Maria Valdovinos Olson
Karen Amendola

Organizational stressors are stressful conditions which the organization and/or its leaders have control over. Meanwhile, operational stress refers to conditions inherent in the job and are part of day-to-day [...]

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Al Cobos

How to make communication effective within organizations? How to get buy-in, not just compliance, from followers? How can teams and agencies be better through a zero-cost way? Al Cobos returns [...]

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Wes Dotson

Individuals on the autism spectrum are 4-7 times more likely to have encounters with law enforcement than the general public. Distinct traits and challenges that those with Autism Spectrum Disorder ([...]

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Sarah Boyd

Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page was hacked in November 2021 and the culprits were traced halfway around the world. Sarah Boyd shares her experience as the Public Relations Manager for [...]

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John Riegert
Mark Heller

The goal of this presentation is to provide an overview of how New York State has built a statewide network of interconnected crime analysis centers to support law enforcement investigations.  [...]

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Shaun Ward

Is working in public safety leaving you stressed? Does serving other people leave you tired and unfulfilled? This discussion looks into the challenges faced by law enforcement professionals on the [...]

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Kate Kimble

Social media created an interesting twist to human interactions. Sometimes, for some people, it can become so toxic that a social media detox is needed for mental well-being. The negativity [...]

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Kym Craven
Jenn Rineer
Katherine Hoogesteyn

Many police agencies strive to recruit more women applicants and members of other minoritized groups. Yet, until recently, there has been very little evidence to guide practice in this area. [...]

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Amy Morgan

For those who are tired of day-to-day work and the stress, and in the case of law enforcement and public safety – the trauma, that comes with it, retirement seems like [...]

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Jonathan Lifshitz

A Sports Illustrated feature on the rate of recurrence of concussions in sports generated much attention to the effect of brain injury on athletes. However, at least three decades earlier, [...]

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Michelle Welch

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Joseph Wright

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Katharine Manning

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Dara Nelson

On January 15, 2022, the Saturday before Martin Luther King Jr. day, a gunman armed with a pistol, took four people hostage in the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas. The [...]

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Andrew Reitnauer

How actors portray investigation, particularly evidentiary photography, tends to be misrepresentations of reality. This session walks us through the what really happens in evidentiary photography including challenges, best practices, and [...]

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Jenna DeRango

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Diana Knapp

It’s been said that people leave bosses, not companies. With this in mind, leaders then are in the driver’s seat when it comes to engaging employees, shaping an [...]

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Thomas Dworak

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Marc Meole
David Helms
Todd Reichert
Joel Ste. Marie

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Amber Burgess Cox

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Sara Micflikier

The relationship between the victim and the pimp can get convoluted. The pimp may use the threat of violence or manipulation to establish control of the victim. The victim then [...]

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Darren Ivey

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Chris Smith

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life. One of the things it encompasses [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

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Jeff Bragg
Angie Jones

Peer support teams offer value by providing a safe space for personnel to share experiences, cope with trauma, and access resources, especially in the first responder professions where the likelihood [...]

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David Bond
Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

Leadership isn’t always a walk in the park. The people being led may have different work styles, may be demotivated, or not always do as they’re told. Situations [...]

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Michael Gomez

The Justice System and the Behavioral Health professions do not always see eye-to-eye when it comes to approaches when managing system-involved youth. Dr. Michael Gomez provides guidelines to both justice [...]

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Amy Phelps

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) receives 100,000+ questionable insurance claims annually, more than 70% of which are auto-related. These fraudulent insurance claims are worth $30 billion per year, and the monies lost [...]

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Rhonda Glover Reese

Law enforcement officers have felt the frustration of trying to achieve the next level within their careers. The steps in getting to that next level can be murky and exhausting, [...]

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Tony Abate

Modern organizations contend with a range of challenges well beyond the core purpose to succeed in their primary mission. Overcoming technology hurdles can make all the difference. In this webinar, [...]

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Rosanne Richeal
Jonni Redick

Women are underrepresented in leadership roles in public safety and criminal justice professions. Various campaigns, policies, and programs are being implemented in an effort to change this. Executive coaching is [...]

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Rachel Ramirez

According to research by domestic violence survivors, 86% of survivors have been hit or hurt in the head, and 83% have been choked or strangled. Unfortunately, conversations around traumatic brain injuries (TBI) [...]

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Ray Nash

When it comes to interviewing in the law enforcement setting, rapport-building tends to be overlooked. Building rapport is crucial to extract as much information from suspects, victims, or witnesses. This [...]

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Dr. Alyse Folino Ley
Frank Straub, PhD

Research has revealed insights on averted school attacks, and one of the most notable components is the community. The community plays a role in both shaping the individuals that turn [...]

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Amber Burgess Cox

The initial interaction between the responding officers and the survivor holds immense importance in the survivor's healing process, their participation in the legal proceedings, and consequently the outcomes of sex [...]

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Jeff Bolettieri
William "Bill" Loucks Jr

When combating human trafficking, it is critical to have a comprehensive understanding of investigative strategies and procedural nuances. This compilation of insights from law enforcement experts delves into the intricacies [...]

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Brian Bubar

In the realm of crisis communication, navigating the intricacies of critical incidents and effectively engaging with communities is a complex endeavor. Captain Brian Bubar of the San Pablo Police Department [...]

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Halcyon Frank

 Mastering the art of giving and receiving feedback in the professional realm empowers individuals and teams to elevate their performance and drive collective success. Unfortunately, not everyone is adept at [...]

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Rob Kenter
Liz Swavola

The Center for Policing Equity believes that centering the voices, lived experiences, and backgrounds of community members – particularly those from Black and brown communities – is one of the primary ways [...]

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Jack Harris

In branches of the criminal justice field, people are exposed to situations where anger is likely. And while everyone experiences anger, how we express, manage, and respond to it may [...]

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Rachel Ramirez

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions cause long-term problems and potential disabilities. Conversations surrounding these however center around sports when the reality is concussions and TBIs occur more often in [...]

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Diana Knapp

Suicide is the leading cause of death in jails and prisons in the United States. Those working in jails and prisons are also highly likely to be exposed to such [...]

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Kent Shaw

Event deconfliction is crucial for officer safety, preventing operational clashes, and avoiding overlap in investigations. Thus, law enforcement professionals must learn the tools and develop policies to adopt this crucial [...]

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Amanda Stamps

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Jeff Bolettieri
William "Bill" Loucks Jr

US law enforcement faces challenges in identifying and recognizing human trafficking due to inadequate and outdated training, as well as staffing shortages. With an estimated 400,000 human trafficking victims in the [...]

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Courtney

The policing profession is a stressful and demanding industry by itself that requires individuals to be performing at their best to effectively serve the communities they swore to protect. The [...]

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Amanda Stamps

Communities are advocating for more compassionate and specialized approaches in collaboration with mental health professionals when responding to those experiencing a mental health crisis. Agencies are now thinking of ways [...]

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Andrew Reitnauer

The CSI effect is the phenomenon of jurors having unrealistic expectations of forensic science due to how TV and movies depict how criminal investigations are done. With this in mind, [...]

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David M. Kennedy

There are now powerful, effective, evidence-based approaches to preventing homicide and gun violence.  This session will address: Preventing group violence; Preventing violence by individual violent offenders; Preventing intimate partner violence; [...]

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Wendy A. Dutton

Eyewitness memory can be influenced by suggested information from external sources – this is something worth considering during the investigative and court process to better capture the facts of a case. [...]

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Anthony Nunley
Rebecca Villalona

United States agencies are being pushed to their limit in the wake of understaffing and high crime levels. Many agencies spend too much time and effort producing hotspot analysis reports [...]

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Emily Spindler
Marcos Hernandez
Nichole North
Jared Kosina

Real Time Crime Centers (RTCCs) are public safety units that manage data and intelligence to proactively mitigate crime, investigate crime, and provide situational awareness in real-time. This webinar explores what [...]

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Emily Lewis

Prosecuting animal cruelty cases can present challenges like lack of evidence, limited resources, sentencing limits, and lack of awareness on the laws by both those within the criminal justice space [...]

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Madison Bergman
Samantha Rhinerson

The Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative (RVCRI) is a competitive grant and training and technical assistance program aimed at supporting law enforcement and partners in addressing violent crime in rural [...]

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Lucy Watts
Jim Pingle

Data plays a crucial role in improving justice outcomes in the ever-evolving public service landscape. However, effectively utilizing this data requires optimized business processes, advanced analytics, and strategic data integration. [...]

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David M. Kennedy

The belief that homicide and gun violence are random cannot be further from the truth. Upon analysis of historical data on homicide and gun violence, these incidents are found to [...]

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Theresa Magyera
Ken Clary
Maureen Q. McGough

The 30x30 Initiative is a program aimed at increasing the representation of women in law enforcement agencies to a minimum of 30% by the year 2030. It recognizes the underrepresentation of women [...]

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Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy
Dr. Hirsch Handmaker

Concussions are often associated with athletics, accidents, and combat. One segment of concussion sufferers that don’t get as much attention however are the victims of domestic violence (DV) who [...]

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Jonni Redick

Given the recruitment and retention issues law enforcement organizations are facing, it makes sense to focus on talent management. After all, when the workforce is happy, they’re more likely [...]

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Alaina Gertz

On January 6th, 2021, a violent mob attempted to disrupt the counting of electoral ballots by launching an assault on the United States Capitol. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) swiftly responded [...]

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Terry Clark

Mindfulness can play a crucial role in supporting police work. By cultivating present-moment awareness and non-judgmental acceptance, police officers benefit in a greater sense of self-regulation, resilience, and empathy which [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Stress response is our body’s natural way of preparing us for high-risk or high-threat situations. Originally a protective factor, when the body spends too long in this state, it [...]

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Travis Martinez

Organized Retail Crime (ORC) is a problem that hounds communities around the US and even the whole world. It causes financial losses for the affected businesses, leading to increased costs [...]

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Katharine Manning

Trauma-informed leadership is crucial in organizations. Trauma-informed leaders create a supportive environment that prioritizes understanding, empathy, and healing, fostering better outcomes for both staff and the individuals they serve. This [...]

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Amber Burgess Cox

Identifying and assessing domestic violence (DV) injuries is of utmost importance in the role of law enforcement as it can save lives and protect vulnerable individuals. By recognizing and documenting [...]

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Karen Amendola

Insufficient sleep brought about by long work hours can lead to increased fatigue, decreased cognitive performance, and impaired decision-making abilities. In the law enforcement profession, the impact of lack of [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

More and more people are seeking mental health support as the stigma that comes with it is slowly overcome. However, with challenges faced by individuals seeking help to get mental [...]

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Sammie Wicks

As targeted violence remains a significant issue in communities across the United States, law enforcement agencies have transitioned from a repressive approach to a more proactive strategy focused on intervention, [...]

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Al Cobos

Managing up refers to managing an employee’s relationship with their supervisor or manager by adapting a work approach that caters to the supervisors’ needs through communication. This session focuses [...]

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Katie Nelson

How we feel inside emanates outside. The same can be said with organizations. When employees are provided with what they are needed inside, they are able to better assist the [...]

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Michael Turkot
Ken Morris
Jennifer DeFrees
Benjamin H. Sites
Jesse Loomis

As marketplaces trend more and more towards online purchasing, many sheriff’s offices across the US are exploring virtual alternatives to in-person auctions conducted at the local courthouse, citing the [...]

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Thomas Dworak

While the focus is on tactics such as de-escalation, physical techniques, and new control weapons, little training is applied to the area of decision-making.  Criminal justice professionals work in an [...]

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Gus Hitz

Bad actors are always on the lookout for any opportunity to take advantage of people and the situation. It is no different in times of catastrophic events where unscrupulous characters [...]

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Heather Prince
Elise Kratzer
Loren T. Atherley
Sean Wire

Bad actors are always on the lookout for any opportunity to take advantage of people and the situation. It is no different in times of catastrophic events where unscrupulous characters [...]

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Kathleen Hensley
Khaliqa Wheatley

More and more agencies are recognizing the importance of a robust mental health and wellness programming to recruitment, retention, job satisfaction, and productivity. With this in mind, the Walton County [...]

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Robert Thompson

Using trained investigators, the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN), ATF e‐Trace and multiple investigative processes, the City of Miami Police Department Crime Gun Intelligence Detail (MPD CGID) continues [...]

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Terry Cherry
Anthony Gibson
Ashleigh N. Wojslawowicz

All the challenges that the policing profession has been experiencing currently can be in one way or another traced back to the recruitment crisis that’s plagued agencies around the [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

There’s a lot to consider when looking at disaster preparedness and incident command. But one of the most crucial areas to take into account is the human element of [...]

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Rachel Ramirez

Strangulation is the ultimate act of power and control – the ability to inflict pain and even cause death with just the abuser’s hands. It becomes even more harrowing when [...]

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Jacqueline Drew
Sherri Martin

A large-scale survey was conducted by the National Fraternal Order of Police partnered with Griffith University to capture the state of the law enforcement profession through the eyes of the [...]

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Wayne E. Rawlins
Gerard Tate

Cities are increasingly developing a public health approach to violence prevention. Precision data about where and when gun violence occurs can provide prompt interventions to people in need of services [...]

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Erik Fritsvold

Have you ever come into an organization as an outsider and assumed a leadership position in an entity where you don’t have much subject matter expertise as those that [...]

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Sara Micflikier

Unlike drug trafficking and arms trafficking which are easily identifiable based on the items and are centred on things sold once and it is gone, sex trafficking is a little [...]

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Jeremy Warnick

The news media still plays a significant role in shaping public perceptions of law enforcement. However, the 24-hour news cycle and competitive media landscape create challenges for public safety agencies [...]

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Ray Nash

A lot of innovations in the field of investigations have been and are still being developed to better solve crimes and make offenders accountable. Despite all the progress thus far, [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Helping professionals cite the major source of workplace stress as being organizational in nature rather than operational stress. This suggests that organizations, the leadership, and even the frontline workers can [...]

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Pietro “Piero” D’Ingillo
Dave Weiner

The ROAR response model minutely dissects facets of field response and is considered a roadmap to de-escalation (crisis stabilization), field dynamics and decision making.  It is applicable to field responders, [...]

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Robert Burda

Cybercrime has become more and more frequent given the largely online lives we’re all leading. Unfortunately, not every law enforcement agency has the training, equipment, or staffing to assist [...]

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Ashley Heiberger

Law drives policy, policy drives training, and training should lead to improved performance. This is the premise for this webinar. And for this transitive law to effectively play out, Ashley [...]

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Jill Palmer
BJ Wagner

The law enforcement profession is being hounded by issues left and right. In between the use of force and police misconduct incidents, the recruitment and retention challenges, and the decline [...]

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Don Redmond

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) better known as drones are being adopted by more and more public safety agencies to improve first responder service. But given that it is still a [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Researches made thus far have revealed that the effects of trauma can be passed down genetically, prenatally, developmentally, and culturally. This presentation will cover the different ways trauma is passed [...]

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Harold Holmes

The roles of police officers and animal control officers overlap and are bound by a common goal of safety for both people and animals. But these two areas of law [...]

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Ed Pallas

The idea of being a follower may conjure thoughts of sheep being herded, blindly obeying what is being asked of them. However, effective followers are required for there to be [...]

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Genevieve Judge

Utilizing mobile devices to create videos can be an effective yet easily-implementable way to capture and document incidents in real time as well as create compelling messaging for law enforcement. [...]

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Joe Smarro

Getting community members to comply with established laws or specific conduct is one of the goals of first responders to keep order and safety within communities. Leaning into the authority [...]

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Gerald Sloan
Tyson Mertlich
Jeffrey Russell

The National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) is a database maintained by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) that collects and compares ballistic evidence from firearms-related crimes. [...]

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Margaret M. Crowley

Conflict is often seen negatively. As people see conflict as something that must be avoided at all costs, people are rarely equipped with tools on how to resolve conflicts let [...]

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Fred Fletcher
Caroline Huffaker

Victim services and law enforcement are similar in how these two distinct professions tend to apply skill sets or practices that intersect with other professions to be fully effective in [...]

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Bobby Kipper

What does it take to establish organizational success? According to Bobby Kipper, it takes three components. The EAC factor which stands for expectations, accountability, and consequences help ensure success for [...]

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C. Gabrielle Salfati

There are factors that play critical roles in our decision-making. To become an informed and aware decision-maker, investigators must be mindful of the potential impact of various factors to minimize [...]

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Katie Nelson
Kate Kimble

Various strategies have been developed in the realm of policing when it comes to improving the performance as well as the reputation of the profession. One approach that is being [...]

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Wes Dotson

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are seven times more likely to have encounters with law enforcement than the general public. The difference in their brain function and inherent characteristics [...]

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Brent Richter
Dennis Conroy
Amy Morgan

First responders, public safety, and criminal justice professionals are in fields where bad things are inevitable. How individuals react to these traumatic incidents, however, deeply varies. This session explores the [...]

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Mike Cunningham
Jamie Algatt

Traditional investigative, especially gun crime management systems, are limited. There are too many data points to be collected, organized, and distributed. Learn how to capture everything in one place, organize [...]

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Michael Gomez

A trauma-informed approach is highly effective for justice-involved youths who can still change the trajectory of their lives to have better, more positive outcomes. But what does it mean to [...]

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Al Cobos

Leaders want their organizations to be productive and efficient. Relying on compliance based on authority, however, isn’t the best strategy. More and more leaders are acknowledging the importance of [...]

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Steve Beltz

Crimes against people tend to be the priority for law enforcement, especially given the limited manpower available these days. However, it is critical for law enforcement agencies to recognize the [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

The term professional is being used in different ways in the English language which impacts its scope and limitation. Are those working in public safety considered professionals? What does it [...]

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Howard Banks
Ken Clary

Issues with recruitment and retention brought about by a plethora of factors are fueling the staffing crisis in law enforcement. With a much smaller applicant pool than ever before and [...]

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Kathleen Wood
Emily Lewis

A crime scene is defined as the place where an offense has been committed and forensic evidence may be gathered. With this in mind, the bodies of animals serve as [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

Do you struggle with self-confidence? Do you have certain areas in your life that you are just not as confident with? Do you wonder how some people seem to be [...]

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Gary F. Cornelius
Kevin E. Courtright

This webinar is the second part of the Offender Manipulation webinar series. The first session unpacked offender manipulation, what it is, how it is done, its desired outcomes, and the [...]

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Elizabeth A. Dunn
Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner
John T. Schultz

Collaborations in criminal justice and emergency management have been proven to be a force multiplier, especially when the partnerships are with fields that espouse an evidence-based approach. Typically, the fields [...]

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C. Gabrielle Salfati

A perfect storm – that has got to be the best description of what policing has been experiencing facing adversaries across all fronts for the last few years. The crisis existed [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

The criminal justice arena is often scrutinized and picked apart when the outcomes of an incident don’t quite meet everyone’s expectations. But the reality is, no one can [...]

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Gary F. Cornelius
Kevin E. Courtright

Working in the corrections setting means being a target for offender manipulation. Awareness and understanding, however, mitigate the chances of falling prey to these opportunistic individuals. This is the first [...]

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Andrew Campbell

The nature vs. nurture debate is one that sparked interest in behavioral communities. In cases of children raised in abusive households, it seems like the odds are not in their [...]

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Margaret M. Crowley

One of the things that most people tend to avoid and have problem dealing with is conflict. The reason? A lot of us are not trained how to handle it [...]

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Wes Dotson

Dr. Wes Dotson has done numerous Justice Clearinghouse webinars on people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He provides guidance on their distinctive characteristics and behaviors, how first responders and the [...]

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Patrice Andrews
Will Huddler
Don Redmond

In recent years, sharp criticism and scrutiny have occurred on high-profile use-of-force cases by the police. Law enforcement is asked to reimagine police response to reduce the incidents of force [...]

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Jonni Redick

When looking to promote, the role doesn’t always come with a manual. The job description may provide guidelines and requirements which may be too general or vague, but the [...]

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Christopher Gandia

When talking about officer wellness, the resources provided are mainly about mental health and physical health. It is important to understand however that overall wellness goes beyond these two areas [...]

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Mickey Osterreicher
Nelly Miles
Michael Parker
Katie Nelson

In a world of 24-hour news cycles and the public demanding information at the soonest possible time, the importance of Public Information Officers in law enforcement is made apparent. This [...]

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Madison Charman
Rich Johnston

The evidence-based approach to policing utilizes the scientific method to confirm or disprove how specific actions or interventions can impact the profession’s work. The Barrie Police Service conducted a [...]

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Tira Hubbard
Brenda Dietzman
Wendy Rich-Goldschmidt

Being a woman in a male-dominated industry presents obstacles that can either prevent you from going further in your career or fuel you to pursue your goals one by one. [...]

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Michael Gomez

Youth that becomes entangled in the justice system tend to come from two specific groups – those that have experienced some form of trauma or those that may have intellectual and [...]

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Sara Breckon
Matt Butler

Investigators are truly some of the most vital assets of the law enforcement profession. Their attention to detail, critical thinking, and methodologies make all the difference in solving crime. However, [...]

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Bobby Kipper

How three basic words can transform your overall performance and empower individuals to reach their short and long-term goals. Participants will learn that self-expectations, accountability, and consequences are three action [...]

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Mandy Nice

Wellness has been at the forefront of first responders and other helping professions over the past few years. The focus tends to be mental health programs to undo the stress [...]

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TJ Nicholls
James J. Emerson

82% of cybersecurity breaches have a human element to it. Regardless of the firewall and cybersecurity technology implemented, if the workforce is not trained in spotting suspicious attempts, these measures will [...]

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Ed Pallas

Promotions are rarely a walk in the park. The path to it may be full of obstacles in form of screeners or assessments. And once the coveted spot is attained, [...]

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Jonni Redick

It is expected of any person to want to improve one’s self and progress in life. In the professional setting, this looks like training, mastery of skills, and promotion. [...]

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Ken Clary

Making changes isn’t the easiest thing to do as an individual, moreso for organizations. But when the status quo is just so abysmal, change is the only way to [...]

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Sammie Wicks
Frank Straub, PhD

There are ongoing processes and changes in the adolescent brain that affects their decision-making and propensity to seek pleasure, new experiences, immediate gratification, and take risks with fewer inhibitions. This [...]

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Rev. Damita Davis-Howard
John Bush
Wayne E. Rawlins
Gerard Tate

By tracking the exact location of gun violence, we gain valuable data that can be used for delivering targeted, non-enforcement-based interventions. These interventions are designed to bring social and economic [...]

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Daniel Coble

Rules of evidence and hearsay tend to be confusing and intimidating that people outside of the legal profession just tend to not want to have anything to do with it. [...]

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Sarah Boyd

We all saw over the last 20 years how access to information through the internet quickly morphed into the proliferation of disinformation. It started with chain letters and spam, which then [...]

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Obed Magny

Given the issues and changes that the policing profession is facing, leaders are now looking for ways to keep their people engaged and satisfied in their jobs. How to achieve [...]

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Deborah Johnson

This is the second installment of Deborah Johnson’s webinar series on courtroom testimonies for expert witnesses. The first session looked into preparing for the trial – the importance of soft [...]

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Nick Spencer

Workplace violence is one of the most horrific incidents in society today. Who commits such acts? Agitated individuals who are recently terminated or are displaying high-risk behavior motivated by different [...]

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Steven A. Smith Jr.
Philip Smith
Katie Nelson

In a fast-paced and highly critical world where information and misinformation spread in a matter of seconds, having a Public Information Officer (PIO) for law enforcement agencies is no longer [...]

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Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

This is the third installment of Dr. Ed Sherman’s webinar series. The first part tackled the Leader’s Dilemma and how leaders can balance the interests of employees and [...]

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Nicole Fredricks Jackson

We all want to be better off in life – be it physically, emotionally, or professionally. But any improvement entails changes – and this is typically where the difficulty comes in because [...]

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Al Cobos

Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs has been used for decades to understand human requirements and motivations in life. The model can also be utilized to evaluate and subsequently drive performance [...]

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Jarrett Morris
Michael Chitwood
Ronald E. Brooks

From crime scenes and mass casualties to military field forward ops, Rapid DNA is revolutionizing the once complicated and delayed process of human DNA profiles for identification. From an investigative [...]

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Bobby Kipper
Scott Geller, PhD

With the barrage of issues hounding law enforcement and related justice professions, different approaches utilizing complicated models, advanced skills, and innovations are implemented in response. But at the heart of [...]

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Rodger Ruge

Helping professions are very demanding. Those employed in these fields must be fit in every sense of the word to be hired. Being in these professions, however, subject them to [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Men and women are different – but it doesn’t make one better than the other. Each one has strengths that can be harnessed and weaknesses that can be improved. This [...]

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Travis Martinez

 Organized Retail Crime (ORC) not only impacts the businesses whose merchandise are stolen, but it also increases the costs to customers as businesses try to offset the losses or worse, [...]

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Jarriel Jordan, Sr
Megan Price
Michael Delaney

The deeper why to the criminal justice system profession is to maintain peace and public safety, to prevent crime from occurring, and when an individual has already committed an offense – [...]

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Wendy A. Dutton

This is the second part of the webinar series on Forensic Interviews with Children. The first installment provided guidance on the types of information to gather that are valuable when [...]

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Deborah Johnson

It’s not what you know but how well you’re able to communicate it. This is especially true in depositions and the court setting during testimonies. For individuals who [...]

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Christine Johnson
Chief David Roddy
Caroline Huffaker
Frank Straub, PhD

2020 is one for the books for law enforcement. In between the pandemic and civil unrest, the other existing organizational challenges, and the regular calls for service, law enforcement was not [...]

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Dennis Nayor

This is the second part of the webinar series on Career Survival with the Administrative Ranks in Policing. The first installment introduced the components to promote career survival that leaders [...]

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Valarie Findlay

This is the third part of the Justice Clearinghouse webinar series on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT). The first session zeroes in on SOCMINT and its [...]

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Jackalyn Rainosek

Change isn’t always easy especially when it isn’t something that we internally decide upon and instead brought about by external forces. Change, however, is also inevitable and something [...]

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Dennis Nayor

Amidst all the controversies and public scrutiny, a job in the law enforcement profession isn’t as appealing as it used to be. But there still are a handful of [...]

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Madison Charman
Randy Fitzgerald
Rich Johnston

Crimes are not equal. An incident of petty shoplifting does not hold the same weight as an armed robbery or murder would, and yet these statistics are reported as if [...]

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Colleen McCollough
Ken Murphy
BJ Wagner

Law enforcement has been unofficially managing community mental health issues despite not being the experts in such situations. The City of Austin identified this as an area for improvement and [...]

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Richard Bojorquez
Pietro “Piero” D’Ingillo
Dave Weiner

Around two out five of veterans are suffering from some form of mental health issue. Unfortunately, a culture deeply ingrained within veterans may prevent them from seeking assistance with the [...]

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Sheryl Victorian

In a time where law enforcement actions and decisions are scrutinized in great detail by the public, everyone within the profession is expected to do their share to foster trust [...]

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Wendy A. Dutton

Witness and victim interviews are critical in investigations. Challenges however arise when the victim or witness is a child who may not be able to fully articulate what they experienced [...]

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Mickey Osterreicher
Michael Parker

A picture is worth a thousand words – but a video of a police officer can garner a million views and is on the internet forever. In today’s world, cameras [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

True leadership does not rely on titles. It is often observed in day-to-day situations where people step up outside of their roles and serve as informal leaders to ensure successful [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

Looking to make a change but finding yourself not just quite going all in or unable to sustain it? What you just might need to truly make things happen for [...]

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Rodger Ruge

An average human being is bound to go through about two traumatic events in a lifetime. But for those working in emergency services and other helping professions, that is increased [...]

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Wes Dotson

People entangled in the criminal justice system commonly struggle with social skills. With this in mind, it makes sense that those who are assigned to help them navigate the criminal [...]

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Obed Magny

Leaders in the criminal justice field need to be emotionally intelligent, now more than ever. Being a leader who understands and relates to people from various backgrounds and all walks [...]

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Madeline Noblett
Kate Kimble

Public service agencies are recognizing the importance of a multi-disciplinary and inter-agency approach to critical incident response as well as the significance of public information and communications teams in these [...]

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Daniel Coble

Every American must know their rights, more importantly, law enforcement must be informed and up to date with this to be able to fulfill their role effectively. In this webinar, [...]

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BJ Wagner

Law enforcement by default is tasked with the responsibility of dealing with mental health emergencies on top of the profession’s challenges when it comes to funding, staffing, and other [...]

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Nelly Miles

Critical incidents, particularly officer use of force and officer-involved shootings, create challenges for law enforcement agencies. But more than the details of the event or the people involved in it, [...]

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Halcyon Frank

There is more to leadership than just the title and prestige of the people. In its truest essence, leadership does not require a title but entails selflessness and perseverance to [...]

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Valarie Findlay

When crimes are committed and criminals are moving in the online space, it only makes sense for law enforcement to likewise move their efforts online. Utilizing the power of Open-Source [...]

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Heather Vovak
David Weisburd
Cody Telep

There are beliefs that police reform initiatives are antagonistic to crime reduction, a push and pull that has created political friction from different sectors and their respective agendas. This webinar [...]

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Justin Erikson

Various approaches have been employed by different law enforcement agencies to rectify the damage of a few but too publicized incidents and rebuild trust within the communities they serve. Most [...]

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Michael Gomez

Anyone who has experienced vicarious trauma (VT) or secondary trauma (ST) and burnout, or is helping others with these, know too well the conscious effort it takes to manage let [...]

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Dane Sorensen
Carlena Orosco
Michael White

There are lots of attention on de-escalation training for police over the last several years. Like any agency in the US, the Tempe Police Department likewise wants to reap its [...]

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Wendy Hummell

The need to support law enforcement officers’ holistic wellness given the stressful, if not downright traumatic nature of the job, is being recognized by more and more agencies and even [...]

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Elizabeth A. Dunn
Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner
John T. Schultz

Criminal justice professionals are subjected to public scrutiny these days. Despite being overburdened already on any regular day, they are still the ones on the frontlines responding when critical events [...]

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Thomas Dworak

Leaders shape the outcomes of the agencies they direct and the job satisfaction of the people they manage. Given the current staffing crisis in the criminal justice profession, the role [...]

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Jessica Ellefritz

Any effective Crime Gun Intelligence Program relies on the expeditious processing of firearms-related evidence to achieve the goal of intelligence lead, firearms-based investigations.  The possible intelligence gained through National Integrated [...]

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Ray Nash

Various innovations assist law enforcement in the investigative process today. However, there will always be instances where good old-fashioned detective work and interviewing people is what is required to crack [...]

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Miriam Foxx

Technology has been an MVP in everyone’s life for the last decade at least. It is no different with public safety and first responder agencies – particularly law enforcement that [...]

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Margaret M. Crowley

Apart from the fact that corrections facilities are over capacity, it is also acknowledged that existing sentencing procedures and outcomes don’t always address the root of the problem. Alternative [...]

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Renée J. Mitchell, J.D., Ph.D.

Numerous programs are being implemented in law enforcement in attempt to combat existing problems that plague the community – some of which achieve the goals they set out, some not quite. [...]

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Katie Nelson

Given the sheer number and extent of events and incidents that have been transpiring one after another, public safety agencies are trying to come up with ways to be able [...]

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Alex Lucero
Megan Price

Campus police and security services are expected to protect college and university communities. A lot of them, however, have limited authority compared the sworn law enforcement. In the absence of [...]

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William "Bill" Loucks Jr

Those working in law enforcement deal with all the facets of the drug trade. To be able to be fully effective in the role, law enforcement professionals must be adept [...]

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Jonathan Aronie
Travis Taniguchi
Gary Cordner

Issues are inundating the law enforcement profession as it relates to how officers interact who are the members of the community they have sworn to serve. There is much public [...]

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Lois James, PhD
Renée J. Mitchell, J.D., Ph.D.

Implicit bias training has been integrated into the criminal justice system over at least 6 years in response to tragic incidents that have befallen the profession. Despite the pervasiveness of such [...]

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William "Bill" Loucks Jr

There are lots of nuances involved in the legalization of marijuana. Changes are taking place and it only makes sense for us to adapt. People working in the criminal justice [...]

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Bobby Kipper

More and more workplaces including the criminal justice field are paying attention to employee wellness. Different initiatives, programs, and services are being made available to the workforce to ensure that [...]

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Daniel Donahue

When we think of law enforcement, the things we often attribute with it are tactical skills, public service, and keeping peace in the community. But at present, with the continuous [...]

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Valarie Findlay

Most people now have an online alter ego, aptly called as our “digital selves”. Just having an email address, doing financial transactions online, and subscribing to newsletters or different forms [...]

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Halcyon Frank

Attracting and hiring the right candidates is an uphill battle in today’s job market, especially in emergency communications where small candidate pools were already the norm. From employees working [...]

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Jonni Redick

This is the second installment of Jonni Redick’s two-part webinar series How Women Rise. The first part looked into perfectionism, people-pleasing, waiting for others to see you, social relationships [...]

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Amy Morgan

What drives people to end their lives? Amy Morgan leads the discussion on the factors that lead to suicide ideation, common myths surrounding it, and what can be done to [...]

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Thomas Dworak

Law enforcement is struggling with staffing issues. First, the profession is no longer seen as an appealing option for those looking to start a career. Second, a slew of law [...]

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Wes Dotson

People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are more likely than the general population to have an involvement with the criminal justice system because of characteristics and behavior distinctive to them [...]

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Wendy Hummell

People often compartmentalize the symptoms that they are experiencing into physical, mental, or emotional. What we often miss is the interrelations of these symptoms with one another. Wendy Hummel leads [...]

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Michael Daniels

Once an individual becomes involved with the criminal justice system, it becomes the responsibility of the system the provide them with their needs and support so they may be successfully [...]

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Jonni Redick

In this day and age where equality between genders is highly upheld in society, there is still an apparent gap in terms of the number of women working in the [...]

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Jed Stone
Jill Battley
Eldon D. Amoroso
Bonnie Locke
Patrick Doyle

With the war in Europe, COVID resurging, global crime, and cyber threats, among others, the pressure between states, territories, and geographies of the world is increasing. In this era, we [...]

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Michael Gomez

Children and adolescents may exhibit problematic sexual behaviors. When such manifests, it is important to remember that it is not a sexual problem but a behavior issue. Here to unpack [...]

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C. Gabrielle Salfati

Offender Profiling is a process that aims to narrow down the suspect pool and prioritize the most likely type of perpetrator responsible for the crime. This is one of the [...]

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Terry Clark
Katharine Manning

Numerous studies have corroborated the fact that those working in the criminal justice system, public safety, and other helping professions have some of the highest levels of career-related stress. The [...]

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Scott Kirshner

When faced with a violent encounter, situational awareness could mean the difference between life and death. It is a critical element in closing up the gap between stimulus and response. [...]

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Bobby Kipper

This is the second installment of the Performance Driven Thinking webinar series. The first part defined performance-driven thinking and discussed its components, contributing factors, the type of goals, how entitlement [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Women have a lot to bring to the table. Unfortunately, a lot of women are not given the opportunity to be the best that they can be and flourish in [...]

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Lindsay M. Gephardt

Domestic violence is complex. There are various dynamics and factors that must be understood to be able to fully comprehend the gravity of this violent crime and how it impacts [...]

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Nick Metz
Sara Metz
Bill Walsh
Sammie Wicks

Events that transpired in the last few years made it evident more than ever the challenges the public safety profession is facing. Forced to adapt in a fast-changing world of [...]

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Stephen Barborini

This webinar will assist Law Enforcement in identifying, evidentiary procedures, law classifications, NIBIN, and firearm tracing when they encounter unfinished firearm receivers and Privately Made Firearms aka Ghost guns.   &[...]

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Don Redmond

The benefits of technology for the law enforcement profession have been undeniable In their mission to save lives and maintain public safety. However, technology likewise poses some concerns for the [...]

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Jennifer Viets
Matt Butler

Nlets is a truly beneficial resource that may be utilized by law enforcement professionals to aid in the investigative procedure. Unfortunately, not every agency is familiar with the ways that [...]

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Bobby Kipper

Have you ever wanted to achieve something but are not quite sure how to get from point A to point B? Or are you amidst achieving your goals but are [...]

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Chris Jones

Change isn't easy – be it at the individual level and even more for organizations that have multiple moving parts, with complex systems policies and protocols that will be impacted by [...]

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Katie Nelson

As people’s lives get more and more intertwined with the digital world, actors with criminal intent are leveraging social media and other online spaces to wreak havoc, threaten communities, [...]

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Jessica Simpson

Thirty to forty million renters across the country are at risk of being evicted from their homes due to the pandemic and resulting unemployment. this means that an estimated 10 to 11 [...]

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Robbi Lachenal
Linda Michaels
Michael Stelzen

Supporting victims of crime is a mission-critical aspect of many entities within the criminal justice system.  In many cases, the personnel and divisions mandated to deliver these services are funded [...]

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Lois James, PhD

 Watch the Webinar Trailer     From employee assistance programs, office gyms and break rooms, to partnerships with physical and mental health resources and providers, workplaces are now recognizing the [...]

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C. Gabrielle Salfati

Police work is more than just patrolling the streets and catching people committing offenses. They are more complex crimes that require lots of groundwork, investigation, forensic analysis, and pattern recognition [...]

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Jon Murad
William Bratton
Cory Haberman

The law enforcement field has gone through massive changes over the last half a century. Various programs, models, and related buzzwords made their way into the profession, all with their [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Ever felt like you want to achieve something only to feel limited by your own thoughts and beliefs? Don't worry because you're not the only one. You see, humans are [...]

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Rhea DuMont

Victims feel violated, powerless, scared, and hopeless after an incident. Unfortunately, they are also often unaware of their rights. Criminal justice players can help victims have better outcomes by upholding [...]

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BJ Wagner
John Snook

Communities across the nation are participating in an unprecedented effort to transform mental health emergency response. Two years ago, the FCC adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, easy-to-remember 3[...]

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Thomas Dworak

We can all agree that decision making can be made more effective if there is some degree of rationality and emotional intelligence employed. Thomas Dworak unpacks emotional intelligence, decision-making, and [...]

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Kim Colegrove

For a lot of people, meditation is typically seen as a practice linked to eastern religions and beliefs. This notion tends to create hesitancy and fear that practicing it means [...]

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Cris Marquardt
Rebecca David
Paul Musack
Tony Abate
Dion McArthur

Learn about Nova, the Nlets Secure Cloud Platform, and how it can be leveraged by your agency or organization for standalone services as well as connected services that utilize the [...]

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Amy Morgan

When faced with a critical event, an agency will not try to just handle everything on its own. It will call in every possible resource from partner agencies and even [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

So many things to do, so little time. We all have goals for different aspects of our lives that it just seems impossible to accomplish all at the same time. [...]

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Joseph Young
Courtney Nilan
Travis Taniguchi
Katherine Hoogesteyn

Traditional firearms can be traced using unique identifiers utilized by law enforcement in investigations to be able to make sense of who are the firearm sources and the trigger pullers [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

We may think that we just fall, stumble, and end up where we are right now. But there has to be a rationale behind our intentions, decisions, and actions. What [...]

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Rich Martin

Law enforcement personnel are stressed and leaving their jobs, and very few are interested in joining it to fill the positions. Meanwhile, the public questions law enforcement’s authority and [...]

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Marli Mayon

This is the second part of the webinar series on Working with LGBTQ+ Survivors of Sexual Violence. While the first installment provided an understanding of the LGBTQ+ population and LGBTQ+ [...]

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Jenn Markey
Martin Hoff

Trusted identities, credentials, and transactions of employees and citizens are more important now than ever. Hybrid work environments are becoming the norm, financial and personal information-based transactions are happening more [...]

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Andrew Campbell

Family violence is a societal issue that requires collaboration between different segments to be fully addressed. As an institution in the community that a sizeable chunk of people refers to [...]

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Martin Stark
John T. Schultz

This is the third installment of a three-part webinar series on the Investigation and Prosecution of Criminal Vehicular Homicide Cases. The first course provided guidance and basic concepts to effectively [...]

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Sandra K. Antoniak

This course is the third part of a webinar series on issues related to violence perpetrated by children and adolescents. While the previous sessions looked into risk assessment instruments for [...]

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Yaneisy Delgado

More and more agencies are implementing evidence-based, data-driven, and forensic-led policing approaches. The Miami-Dade Police Department is one of those with a more robust Forensic Services Bureau and NIBIN programs [...]

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Melissa Reuland
Rob Davis
Jennifer Zeunik

Police officers and sheriff’s deputies help people in crisis. The crisis though, can be a lot of things, and it includes people going through some sort of mental health [...]

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Anna Walton

More than being the middleman that collects information and relays it to the first responders on the field, the role of dispatchers has expanded and now involves actual call resolution [...]

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William "Bill" Loucks Jr

The opioid crisis currently plaguing the United States did not just spring out of nowhere and happen overnight. It is a perfect storm brought about by myriad factors including pain [...]

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Dr. John W. Newcomer, M.D.
Julie Hiett
Carol Caraballo

Law enforcement is often placed in the position of responding to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis, whether a serious mental illness or substance use disorder. Thriving Mind South Florida, [...]

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Katie Monroe
Andrea Harrison
Jennifer Thompson

People are deprived of their agency, power, and choice when a crime is committed against them. What the justice system provides within its purview is a means to restore this [...]

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Eric Scott
Dan Weis
Manuel Gonzales III

Incidents in the recent past took a toll on the public’s confidence in law enforcement. To address this, agencies all over the US have implemented community policing initiatives to [...]

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Dr. Amber Simpler

Competency refers to the individual’s ability to understand their legal situation, its potential outcomes, and participate in a legal proceeding. Restoration is an effort to uphold justice by providing [...]

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Amy Morgan

Who are you know and where do you want to be? Existentialist questions are tough, but these are things that we ought to contemplate on if we want to live [...]

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People with autism are 4 to 5 times more likely than the general population to have an encounter with law enforcement. The reasons lie in the characteristics and behavior distinctive to those [...]

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Shawn Williams

The issue of training and its efficacy has been brought up in an attempt to address the use of force issues law enforcement has encountered in the not-so-distant past. This [...]

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Bob Troyer

This webinar will help prosecutors and law enforcement personnel understand how best to use NIBIN evidence in a courtroom. It will cover what NIBIN is and what it isn’t. [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Are you at a crossroad in your life? Is the demand of a job in the helping profession making you reconsider your career and life plans? Know that others have [...]

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Jonni Redick

Between the riots and civil unrest, use of force incidents, and the pandemic, just to name a few, it’s been a turbulent and crisis-filled ride for law enforcement. While [...]

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Ron Mueller
John T. Schultz

This is the second installment of a three-part webinar series on the Investigation and Prosecution of Criminal Vehicular Homicide Cases. While the first course provided guidance and basic concepts to [...]

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Jim Martin

In a machine, each part has its specific functions so things run smoothly. In the corrections setting, custody officials and health staff provide inmates with the immediate services they need [...]

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Dr. Hirsch Handmaker
Hilary Weinberg

Incidents of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in intimate partner violence (IPV) victims can be traced back to the last 50 years. There hasn’t been enough attention given to this issue [...]

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Joe Smarro

Compassionate policing is a mindset and culture that must be adopted across law enforcement agencies to be fully effective in the community. Not only does it provide community members with [...]

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Michael Levin

Change is always easier said than done. And more often than not, when change is implemented, it isn’t always done in an approach that makes the most sense for [...]

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Judge Brandon Birmingham

Three dead bodies were discovered in three separate incidents between December 1990 to March 1991 in Dallas. They were all women who worked as prostitutes and their eyes all found to be [...]

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Marli Mayon

Understanding the dynamics of sexual violence is complex as it is. When the nuances related to gender identities, gender expression, and sexual orientation are taken into account, it becomes even [...]

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Shannon Scully
John Snook

In 2020, Congress the Federal Communications Commission made 988 the universal three-digit dialing code for mental health crisis in the United States. It is an expansion of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’[...]

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Daniel Mullins
Gary Steiner

This webinar will present concepts for using modern technology within custody environments to address unique challenges presented by consent decrees and court mandates. This information is relevant to all types [...]

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Thomas Dworak

Our lives and the world in general tend to be full of uncertainty. The uncertainty is ultimately beyond our control but there is something we can control in such instances – [...]

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Dave McClure
Jeremy Barnum

The idea of autonomous vehicles (AVs) may seem like some futuristic utopia you only see in TV or movies. But actually, we are slowly transitioning into a society where AVs [...]

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Todd Wagner
Chad Sullivan
Jennifer DeLett-Snyder, M.S.

At least 60% of American children have been exposed to violent crime or abuse and 40% were direct victims of two or more violent acts. Exposure to such have effects that can [...]

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Natalie Hipple
Mark Kraft
Kerry Yerico

Agencies across the world have been trying for some time now to address the issue of crime gun violence. It is easier said than done, especially back when the technology [...]

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Bobby Kipper
Scott Geller, PhD

Different approaches to policing are being introduced and implemented – some require complicated models, technical skills, and some of the most cutting-edge technology. However, it is typically the foundational concepts that [...]

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Chris Jones

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a widely used personality assessment used all over the world. In the professional setting, familiarity with the MBTI can help boost individual and team [...]

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Andrew Campbell

The rural community setting – isolated homes, lack of or hard-to-reach community resources, and community members knowing each other – may create a greater risk of family violence. Given these characteristics, a [...]

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Kevin Morison

A lot is changing in policing, but the training methods and curriculum doesn’t seem to be keeping pace with the changes in the profession. The Police Executive Research Forum ([...]

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Patrick Doyle
Robert Turner

Our every move now has some form of digital footprint – be it an image, video, or geolocation. The existence of digital evidence can make law enforcement work easier. It’s [...]

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John T. Schultz

In 2019 in Florida alone, more than 3,000 individuals were killed in traffic crashes, compared to just 600+ who are murdered. With this in mind, it is more likely that our community members [...]

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The need for body cameras continues to grow all across the country, but some traditional systems are prohibitively expensive.  Visual Labs will show how an Android smartphone can be deployed [...]

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Katie Nelson

A lot has changed in terms of how people consume information and remain up to date with current events. From waiting to watch the news at a fixed time of [...]

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Wendy Hummell
Brenda Dietzman

It entails a high level of resilience to work in helping professions. This is especially true for women who must constantly be present for the people they serve at work [...]

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Vaughn Baker

Violence in schools, workplaces, and other integral organizations costs a lot. From the equipment and infrastructure that is damaged, the business operations that must stop to give way to investigations, [...]

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Jonni Redick

If you’ve ever sought to get promoted, you probably know the feeling that comes with preparing for it – the sense of not knowing what you’ll be facing come [...]

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Kim Colegrove

Helping professions like law enforcement, dispatchers, EMTs, and firefighters are subjected to some of the most dreadful aspects of a community. All the horrors they’ve witnessed, listened to, or [...]

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Shannon Denard

To “Protect and Serve” requires “Trust and Cooperation.” Law Enforcement utilizes police academy training on every call but not every community call results in law enforcement to community relationship cooperation. [...]

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Jesse Loomis

More and more public sector entities are leveraging technology and innovations especially after the pandemic posed limitations on how we interact. Auctioning foreclosed property used to be done in the [...]

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Matthew Barter
Amanda Burstein
Melissa Reuland

With the public scrutiny that the law enforcement profession has been subjected to, agencies have been working hard to demonstrate their effectiveness in addressing the challenges that they face daily. [...]

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C. Gabrielle Salfati

Mental illness issues are much higher in first responders than in civilians. Deterioration of mental health is observed in criminal justice and public safety professionals during their time of service [...]

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  The FCC’s most recent rulemaking regarding Inmate Calling Services (‘ICS’) was finalized on August 1st, 2021. This new rulemaking brings several important changes in how Inmate Telephone Providers can [...]

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Jim Martin

We’ve been traversing the COVID-19 world for almost two years now and it has changed a lot of things in the world. When the pandemic first struck, everyone was [...]

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Kerry Mensior

Have you ever found yourself dealing with a situation that was emotionally charged and where everyone there viewed you with mistrust and sometimes even hatred?  What about when someone you [...]

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Richard Samuels
Michelle Welch

Animal cruelty cases are complex. Mainly because not everyone in the criminal justice system is as versed with animal law, and handling animals poses real physical dangers to anyone responding [...]

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Grant McDougall

The law enforcement profession is demanding to say the least. In a career where one is deployed to some of the most dangerous and daunting situations, it requires those who [...]

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Chris Jones

Domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) are quite problematic. There’s the relationship between the victim and the abuser which makes the victim reluctant to report. The justice [...]

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Jackson Gillet

Are you using software services? Are they helping reduce response times and increase efficiencies for calls? We live in a technology-driven world which can be daunting to implement. But, if [...]

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Sandra K. Antoniak

Transitional age brain happens between the age of 13 to 25 years old where there’s a mismatch between the areas of the brain involved in emotions and pleasure and the region [...]

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Bobby Kipper

In the last couple of years, there has been a shift in the criminal justice training arena towards the ‘soft skills’ to help criminal justice professionals manage the people they [...]

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Obed Magny

Transformational leadership is an approach that aims to increase engagement, enhance the motivation, and improve morale of the workforce. It is also a valuable tool for justice professionals to have [...]

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Wendy A. Dutton
Lindsay M. Gephardt

The best people to provide clarity in any case are the ones who actually experienced or witnessed it. But when your top witness is a child, it may not be [...]

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Jim Martin

The Suicide Prevention Resource Guide was conceived with a goal to find solutions for suicidal individuals and suicide risks in correctional facilities. It provides insights, promising practices, and guidelines for [...]

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Rich LeCates

The law enforcement profession is facing so many obstacles – civil unrest and political tension, pandemic restrictions, budget allocation, mass attrition – which makes one somewhat doubt if there really is some [...]

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Jake Kamins

To get people to do things and follow specific rules, you tell them what to do. But for some, getting things etched in their memory requires a more creative approach. [...]

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Celia Besore
Carmen Van Voorhis
Jay Hauhn
Bob Finney III

The ASAP (Automated Secure Alarm Protocol) to PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point) service provides unprecedented efficiencies for public safety agencies by automating the creation of calls-for-service, effectively saving minutes spent [...]

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Alycia Cisneros
Alexis Calleros
Eden Ruiz-Lopez

One in ten people over the age of 60 are abused or neglected each year, taking into account that elder abuse remains vastly under-detected and underreported. The largest minority group in [...]

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Ray Guidetti

How do you stop gun violence when it reaches a point that an innocent 13-year-old is gunned down while taking the trash out on Christmas Day? You do everything in [...]

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Judge Brandon Birmingham

Charlie Manson is notorious for bringing together a group that is responsible for a series of murders in the Los Angeles area. However, it was his first Lieutenant, Charles, “Tex” [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Experience is indeed a great teacher. There are things that we don’t get taught or trained in and just end up acquiring the skills as we go through life. [...]

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David Rosengard

When people think of farmed animals, what comes to mind are chickens, cows, and pigs. Its legal definition however provides specific conditions for an animal to be part of this [...]

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William "Bill" Loucks Jr

Is it hemp or is it marijuana? That is the question. It can actually be pretty confusing but law enforcement officers ought to be able to discern the similarities and [...]

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Wendy Hummell

The concept of resilience may seem abstract and at times romanticized to a fault. But at its core and in the practical side of looking at things, resilience is a [...]

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Lois James, PhD

With the inherent nature of the law enforcement profession where officers are exposed to challenging conditions, traumatic circumstances, plus add the shift work into the equation, fatigue becomes inevitable. Numerous [...]

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Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

Typically, the interests of the employees and the employers are viewed to be at odds with each other, and leaders also usually find themselves in a dilemma and balancing on [...]

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Kate Kimble

We’re all living in a world where information is being released for public consumption constantly. Unfortunately, some of these are actually inaccurate or just deliberate misinformation. Public safety agencies [...]

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Al Cobos

Getting people to mobilize around a goal isn’t always the easiest thing to do. The same goes for getting the community members into building relationships with law enforcement that [...]

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Jake Kamins

We all have some vague idea about how the justice system works, be it with how it is portrayed in the media, with how public trials are covered in the [...]

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