Category Archives: Enforcement Resources

National Incident-Based Reporting System Overview

This improved reporting system is currently being implemented by Dallas PD. The National Incident-Based Reporting System, or NIBRS, implemented to improve the overall quality of crime data collected by law enforcement, captures details on each single crime incident—as well as … Continue reading

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Dallas police to scale back policy for panhandling citations

Dallas police to scale back policy for panhandling citations The City of Dallas is scaling back its enforcement of panhandling initiatives. DALLAS – Citing free speech concerns, the Dallas Police Department is changing the way it enforces the city’s panhandling … Continue reading

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DeWitt County, Texas Unveils Drone Program

DeWitt County, Texas Unveils Drone Program by Victoria Advocate / November 29, 2017 (TNS) — CUERO – With the sound of a buzzing beehive, the DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office’s newest drone levitated and flew out of sight Tuesday morning outside … Continue reading

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The Building Communities of Trust (BCOT) Initiative

The Building Communities of Trust (BCOT) Initiative The following is information obtained from the article BCOT Guidance for Community Leaders  located in the International Association of Chiefs of Police website.  Law enforcement agencies have long recognized the need to develop … Continue reading

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Taking to the air: Drones and law enforcement

Jeff Brown; jeff.brown@doverpost.com; @DoPoJeff Only a decade ago, the idea of using flying cameras to solve crimes seemed like something out of a made-for-TV science fiction film. Today, however, fiction has become a reality, and police agencies across the country … Continue reading

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American Society of Crime Lab Directors warns of unprecedented drug threat

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors has issued an urgent public alert regarding the dangers posed by drugs circulating in America’s neighborhoods as a result of the current opioid crisis. This alert is intended to help the public recognize and … Continue reading

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Unintended consequences of technology in policing

By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski, Faculty Member, Criminal Justice at American Military University Technological advancements have caused major changes in policing in the past several decades. Compared to past generations, officers today are surrounded by technology that is intended to increase productivity, officer safety, and agency … Continue reading

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Improving Police Response Time Doesn’t Reduce Crime, So Why is it Still Important?

May 11, 2016 By Dr. Chuck Russo, Program Director of Criminal Justice at American Military University In the summer of 2015, the New York Police Department (NYPD) launched an initiative to distribute smartphones to its officers with the intention, among … Continue reading

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How to Add Drone Policy and Procedure to Your Department

Drones can be beneficial for your law enforcement agency. Keep usage professional and efficient by creating standard guidelines and a plan. Frank Borelli September 22, 2017 Read more about drone policy

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Proposed Dallas Police Department “DRONE” Program

DRONES are any unmanned aircraft or ship that is guided remotely. The Dallas Police Department is proposing the use of drones to assist and improve public safety in Dallas.  One police helicopter costs from 1 million to $3 million to … Continue reading

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