Articles Filed Under 'Have a Backup Plan'

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Preparing for the Weather

Dressing for duty is vital for your health and well-being. Along with our ballistic vest and the issued equipment that we must wear, please consider wearing the appropriate clothing for the season or carry some extra apparel with your duty bag in the cruiser.

Monday, July 26th, 2010

As a Police Officer How Would You Handle PTSD, or a Disability, or Both?

Detective Sergeant Christian Dobratz, an 18 year veteran of law enforcement, who was forced to retire on a disability will discuss how he successfully navigated a severe case of PTSD and then went on to a forced disability retirement because of an old back injury.

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

Even Cops Can Get Hooked by Phishing

For the cop in all of us there are two excellent research sources in the area of identity theft and phishing. Check out the resources offered by CopsAlive, the APWG and US Federal Trade Commission.

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

When Enough is Enough?

Cops need to plan for their lives and careers to include financial issues and health issues and the security of their family and then it may be best to even have a back-up plan as well.

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Are You Planning for the UnExpected?

Because cops have stressful careers, dangerous jobs, and because they hold the trust of the community they must plan for the protection of their families and the safety of their peers by preparing for the unexpected.