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The Assessment Center Handbook for Police and Fire Personnel

- Charles D. Hale developed this handbook to give police and fire administrators a tool that they could use to determine employee readiness.

Morning Security Brief: Shooting at the White House, Alarm Fatigue, and the 2012 Olympics

- Police are searching for a man linked to a shooting at the White House on Friday. Alarm fatigue named a major hazard at hospitals. The U.S. plans to send 1,000 agents to the UK for the 2021 Olympics. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Anonymous Takes on the Cartels, Use of Force, Another Militia Plot Foiled, and More

- Anonymous crossing into dangerous territory as it squares off against Los Zetas. Another militia member arrested with ricin plans. Security guards in a San Jose neighborhood are accused of abusing their power. And more.

Police Embrace Social Media

- Police departments are finding that social media can be used to gather tips and feedback from the public.

Morning Security Brief: Nationwide Emergency Alert System, Postal Service Campaign Touts Security, Body Scanners, and More

- First nationwide test of the emergency alert system scheduled for Wednesday. A new USPS ad says doing businesses by mail is more secure. And more.

Police Embrace Social Media

- Police departments are finding that social media can be used to gather tips and feedback from the public.

Guidance for Working in Disaster Areas

- New standards are designed to help security contractors operate safely in areas with weakened rule of law.

FBI Working to Release Data on Slain Officers

- Web site problems keep the FBI from releasing its "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted" report.

Cross-Training for First Responders

- In his book, Gregory Bennett brings the reader through real life situations faced by first responders and, in doing so, highlights where the re­spond­ers’ training may be inadequate.

Book Review - Police Chief: How to Attain and Succeed in this Critical Position

- Can a book about obtaining the position of police chief and then successfully performing as one be of professional interest to security professionals? In this instance, the answer is a qualified yes.

Unreasonable Force

- A police officer is guilty of gross negligence after shooting an unarmed man. The officer, who claimed that he intended to draw his Taser, violated the law when he neglected to verify that he had mistakenly drawn his gun, according to a federal appeals court. The officer’s actions, ruled the court, were objectively unreasonable.

Preventing Crowd Violence

- While the book is written from a law enforcement perspective and for a police readership, the information certainly applies to private security professionals who must manage large crowd events in stadiums, malls, concerts, and protests that may be aimed at their companies or on the streets surrounding their facilities.

Police Chief: How to Attain and Succeed in this Critical Position

- Can a book about obtaining the position of police chief and then successfully performing as one be of professional interest to security professionals? In this instance, the answer is a qualified yes.
 




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