Articles Filed Under 'Plan Your Career'

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Stop Law Enforcement Suicides Now!

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and you no longer have an excuse for not having a law enforcement officer suicide prevention program in your agency learn more from our partners at and visit

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Law Enforcement Officers and Directed Violence

There has been a recent (or resurgent) addition to the dangers regularly confronted by law enforcement officers. This additional danger consists of the planned killing of law enforcement officers by persons that are seeking retribution against the police for what they view as the unjustified killing of black persons by white officers.

Monday, April 18th, 2016

The Shell We Wear – How Being A Cop Changes Us

Nobody leaves police work the same person as when they entered it. Moreover, being a law enforcement officer can either be the best or worse job you’ve ever had.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

New Information on Police Suicide

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has just released a new resource for law enforcement on police officer suicide, with information and resources on prevention and response to the problem of law enforcement officer suicide.

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

How Leadership Can Reduce the Rate of Burnout Among Law Enforcement Staff

CopsAlive links to a new report from Emerald Group Publishing Limited of the United Kingdom entitled: “An empirical investigation of high-risk occupations – Leader influence on employee stress and burnout among police”

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Heroes Behind the Badge: Sacrifice & Survival

Let’s use National Police Week as a time to honor our Heroes Behind the Badge, support all survivors and learn to better Protect and Serve as we reduce the number of line of duty deaths to Below 100.

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Blue on Blue: The Ultimate Law Enforcement Tragedy

The ultimate tragedy in law enforcement might be when one officer accidentally kills a fellow officer in what has become known as a Blue on Blue Death. Hear from someone who survived

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Things You Should Know About National Police Week 2013

Things You Should Know About National Police Week 2013 are available at including a link to the Candlelight Vigil LIVE Web Stream

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Situational Awareness is Critical in Law Enforcement

Situational awareness is critical to officer survival in law enforcement. Here are some tips to help you stay safe.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Law Enforcement Learning the Millennial Way

Technology is changing the face of Law Enforcement. I have long said that those who fail to adapt will perish. I can listen to an entire leadership book while in my Patrol Car. With the explosion of the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, people are taking learning, music and internet radio with them wherever they go.