Archive for April, 2013

23 Apr 2013

Tribute To Boston P.D.

Comments Off on Tribute To Boston P.D. Featured Articles

We want to pay tribute to the brave men and women of Boston Police Department who last week showed true courage and heroism in the face of adversity. Not only did they show true professionalism in the heat of the moment but they did an incredible job of tracking down the two suspects at great […]

19 Apr 2013

Favorite Police Shows-Connecting Police and the Public

Comments Off on Favorite Police Shows-Connecting Police and the Public Crime, Featured Articles

While some police shows present a negative view of policing, our favorite police shows tend to present the most admired aspects of policing which ends up connecting the police and the public. Youngsters are presented with exciting heroes that encourage them to seek out careers in policing or criminal justice science. Though some in the […]

16 Apr 2013

Texas campus stabbings highlight hollowness of college safety pledge

1 Comment Crime News

Check out this blog post on Examiner.com. With the tragedy that occurred at a campus in Texas that involved eleven people being sent to the hospital after being stabbed, safety and security is looked at when it comes to being able to hold and possess firearms on campus. The campus there has a strict policy […]

16 Apr 2013

Lockdown Lifted At Local Hospital; Person Responsible For Threat Identified

Comments Off on Lockdown Lifted At Local Hospital; Person Responsible For Threat Identified Crime News

Here’s an article worth a read posted on Kwtx.com. The article talks about a recent threat that was initiated against a hospital in Waco, Texas that caused it to shut down its doors for a while. Fortunately, the threat has recently been lifted as the police have identified the person responsible for the phone threat. […]

16 Apr 2013

Favorite Police Shows – Blue Bloods

Comments Off on Favorite Police Shows – Blue Bloods Crime, Featured Articles

While many in the policing profession prefer documentary police shows like 48 Hours, that offer an opportunity to review cases of other officers and compare notes on investigative techniques, my preference in watching a show is more for entertainment and inspiration. One of my favorite police shows, Blue Bloods definitely provides entertainment and inspiration, yet […]

15 Apr 2013

Celebrating Your Favorite Police Shows-An Overview

1 Comment Crime, Featured Articles

This week the Badge Guys will be celebrating your favorite police shows. We will look at some top rated police shows that influence perceptions, both good and bad of the policing profession. Police shows run the gamut from the friendly, neighborly Andy Griffith show to edgy shows like The Shield and into real life documentaries […]

12 Apr 2013

Police Dispatcher Stress – The Silent Killer

1 Comment Crime, Featured Articles

Police Dispatcher Stress – The Silent Killer Olivia Johnson, DM “9-1-1 what is your emergency?” A question asked thousands of times a day by our country’s emergency dispatchers. But what happens after the caller hangs up? How do dispatchers’ deal with the stress (e.g., cumulative and critical incident) or the compassion fatigue? If answering honestly, […]

11 Apr 2013

University of Florida reports patient identity theft ring

Comments Off on University of Florida reports patient identity theft ring Crime News

Just read this on Healthitsecurity.com. An arrest has been made for a man linked to identity theft at the University of Florida Medical Clinic. According to the detectives, the man previously worked there and that is how he was able to get a hold of confidential information. Information that he stole ranged from social security […]