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Safety exchange zones

18 hours 3 minutes ago
Parking lots at supermarkets, parks and police stations have been used quietly for years to make child custody transfers between separated or divorced parents. Sometimes these exchanges unfortunately erupt into […]
Robert Spinks

Putting the brakes on wandering cops

4 days 12 hours ago
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from a recent report from the Manhattan Institute entitled “Wandering Cops: How States Can Keep Rogue Officers From Slipping Through the Cracks” by […]
Dorothy Moses Schulz

Effective use of chaplain services

4 days 18 hours ago
The services provided by chaplains are an essential component of peer support and wellness for law enforcement agencies. Chaplains are uniquely qualified to use their extensive experiences in counseling, assistance, […]
Dan Willis

Tucson tries new tact to fight crime

5 days 12 hours ago
A mapping of Tucson’s 2020 crime figures revealed that 60% of shootings were consolidated to a very small percentage of neighborhoods in Arizona’s second-largest city. The data also identified three apartment […]
APB Team

Things I learned as a retiree

6 days 12 hours ago
When it comes to an officer’s retirement, it’s been said there are three groups of retirees: those who stayed as long as possible, those who left angry and bitter, and […]
Todd Fletcher

Memorializing our fallen sisters

6 days 18 hours ago
Editor’s note: This article, reprinted with permission, originally appeared in the May 2022 issue of PORAC Law Enforcement News, the official publication of the Peace Officers Research Association of California […]
APB Team

Normalization of deviance

1 week ago
Normalization of deviance is a term used to describe the gradual process in which deviance from correct, proper or acceptable behavior becomes normalized or acceptable. As the deviant action is […]
Dr. Stephanie Barone McKenny

2022 Top Cops

1 week ago
The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) recognized the heroism and bravery of dozens of law enforcement officers from across the country at its 29th annual Top Cops Awards dinner […]
APB Team

National Police Week

1 week 2 days ago
Law enforcement officers, supporters and survivors from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to honor and remember the fallen, and to pay respects to the family members, friends and […]
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2 hours 22 minutes ago
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