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What it Takes to Be a Cop: A Personal Perspective

I’m often asked, “What does it take to be a cop?” I don’t always have a complete answer to offer, mostly because my response has changed over the years. Of course, I could give you the basics: how many many push-ups you have to do, how quickly you must run a mile and a half and how you can’t ever have used narcotics or hard drugs. But you could find all this basic information with a quick scan of the agency website that you’re interested in joining. So maybe reading about my law enforcement career will give you insight into what it takes to be a cop.

How to Successfully Pass the PMP Exam

Interested in adding a Project Manager Professional (PMP) designation to your career toolkit? Recently, I reached out to PMP and friend, Fahad Usmani, to gain his insight on the PMP certification process.

Can Fair Trials Exist with Social Media?

In previous blogs, we looked at how criminals are using social media and what they’re doing with the information they find online. We also discussed how law enforcement uses social media to track and ultimately prosecute criminals. Now let’s look at how social media is impacting the courtroom.

What Makes Rapists Tick?

One of the most difficult things law enforcement officers must do is to interview rape victims. They must be asked highly intrusive questions that force them to relive an extraordinarily painful experience. Yet the hard, cold fact is that cops aren’t therapists. Their primary goal is to capture the rapist and to keep another victim from going through the same pain.

The Massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary: Reducing the Threat of Active Shooters

The horrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that left twenty-six adults and children dead has reignited the debate over gun control. Under particular scrutiny is the advisability and legality of allowing citizens to purchase assault rifles.

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