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Laws requiring early intervention systems statewide
Nov 24, 2021

Four Steps to Prepare Your Law Enforcement Agency for EIS Legislation

It is highly likely that most states will soon pass legislation requiring early warning or intervention systems—or that federal legislation on the matter may push all agencies to implement similar tools. Is your department ready?

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Robust documentation tools can improve your legal defensibility.
Nov 18, 2021

Can Your Software Help You in Court?

The right technology can add a crucial layer of reliability to your records should the need arise. Ensure that the documentation your agency needs to protect itself in court meets the highest integrity, security, and thoroughness standards.

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Fire departments need reliable exposure records.
Nov 11, 2021

Not Tracking Exposures for Your Firefighters Can be a Costly Mistake

Exposure in firefighting is a complex topic, and much of the discussion centers on what departments do to protect their personnel from smoke, toxic chemicals, or other workplace hazards that…

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Doing paperwork for approving police department accreditation
Nov 4, 2021

The Widespread Benefits of Pursuing Law Enforcement Accreditation

Would you be interested if there was a program available to law enforcement that would improve its personnel’s readiness and skill level, enhance transparency and morale throughout a department, and limit insurance liability?

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Negative records quickly pile up in compliance-focused systems.
Oct 28, 2021

Choosing Documentation Tools for Holistic Officer Insights and Records

Using tracking tools to cover the bare minimum for compliance means you are only documenting the negative. If an officer’s performance comes into question, you will want to ensure you have holistic records that include context, improvements, and positive performance.

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Significantly Reduce the Legal Liability of Your Federal Public Safety Agency
Oct 7, 2021

Significantly Reduce the Legal Liability of Your Federal Public Safety Agency

Lawsuits are a given for federal public safety organizations. But with the right mindset and the right technology supporting that mindset, costly settlements don’t have to be.

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Five Crucial Early Intervention Features to Support Staff, Improve Communication, and Increase Accountability
Sep 30, 2021

Five Crucial Early Intervention Features to Support Staff, Improve Communication, and Increase Accountability

Effective communication is essential for any organization to work smoothly, and the ability to communicate clearly and candidly with public safety personnel can improve job performance and satisfaction.

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San Francisco Police Department Vehicle
Sep 23, 2021

Implementing Informed Training to Improve Officer Decision-Making and Reduce Use of Force

By focusing on accountable training and policies, the San Francisco Police Department aims to reduce the use of deadly force. By collaborating with external stakeholders to inform their practices, the department is providing more effective training and building community trust.

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Culture of recognition
Sep 16, 2021

Cultivating Leadership: Embracing the Power of Positive Recognition

Police chiefs looking to foster leadership throughout their organizations can look to a consistent process of positive recognition and documentation to create an encouraging and productive workplace culture and affirm leadership strengths.

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Personnel Record Accuracy
Aug 26, 2021

Are your personnel records accurate and up-to-date?

Optimal decision-making and legal defensibility require a commitment to strong recordkeeping at the individual level. Check that your processes and technology are supporting you in these efforts.

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