Project Blue Light in Support of Peace Officers

Even if you have already finished your holiday decorating, it is not too late to add one extra flourish to your scheme. Putting one single blue light in your window may not seem like a big deal, but across the …


Campus Police – A True Profession (Part 2)

In our last post, we talked about how the security and safety on university and college campuses has evolved into a true law enforcement profession. Today we’ll share some of the common qualifications and training required to become a campus …


Campus Police – A True Profession (Part 1)

When you think of safety and protection services at a university, does your mind automatically think “campus security”? “For many years, our department was referred to as a security department,” states the University of Michigan Police Department. “Even today, some …


Olympics for Criminal Justice Professionals and First Responders!

Did you know there is an Olympics for fire fighters, police officers and other criminal justice personnel? Well it’s actually called the World Police & Fire Games (WPFG) and in just a couple days it will take place in Belfast, …


Law Enforcement Legacies

While countless law enforcement professionals are either just starting or are in the midst of their careers, there comes a time when others have to say goodbye to their colleagues in blue. Several stories made the news this week of …


Community Policing – The Sausalito Police Department

In our last blog we learned about community policing through the successful initiatives of the Chief of the Citrus Height Police Department, Chris Boyd, two time winner of the James Q. Wilson Award for Excellence in Community Policing (2012 and 2013). …


Community Policing – The Citrus Heights Police Department

COPS (the U.S. Department of Justice’s office of Community Oriented Policing Services) defines community policing as “a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give …