Articles Filed Under 'Plan Your Career'

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 CopsAlive.com 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.

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Grin and Bear it

Learn new skills to respond in a professional manner by taking advantage of a verbal defense, a “dealing with difficult people” or any conflict resolution class.

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Coping With On-The-Job Stress and Injuries

How many current and former law enforcement officers are out there suffering with the mental and physical injuries and how do we help them? Listen to our interview with a former officer who talks about his battles with PTSD and the injuries that forced his retirement

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Educating My Flock of Sheep

In order to effectively serve as “sheepdogs” we must maintain the highest level of wellness. As law enforcement professionals we must be physically fit, mentally prepared and constantly thinking “if this happens-I will do this”.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Burnout in Law Enforcement

Burnout or compassion fatigue has a major effect on many care-taking professionals. Untreated, burnout in law enforcement can be very harmful, and sometimes fatal.

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

A Police Officers Guide and Handbook to Tactical Casualty Care

New book on Tactical Casualty Care entitled: “A Police Officers Guide and Handbook to Tactical Casualty Care (Under Fire) First Aid and Self First Aid for Law Enforcement”.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The Police PTSD Paradox

We have a problem in our profession. It has to do with excessive stress caused by the job of law enforcement and, in it’s extreme form, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. We all know that the stress from this job can be toxic and at times debilitating. What we don’t seem to believe is that it can happen to us, or someone we work with, because when it does, we don’t know what to do about it. We seem to have created a paradox, which is a contradiction or a situation that seems to defy logic or intuition.