When people think of human trafficking victims, they often think of girls and women. However, male minors are often sexually exploited. Learn about efforts to to provide safe homes, services, and resources for boys and men who have been trafficked.
Not everyone is cut out to be a crime scene investigator. In this episode, hear from a 24-year career CSI about managing stress, working with officers to preserve evidence, and educational recommendations for aspiring CSIs.
The Capitol riots were shocking because of the location, but it’s not an uncommon experience for police across the country. Learn about efforts to create national standards for training, equipment, and tactics to help agencies plan and prepare for civil unrest.
The pandemic has had major short- and long-term consequences for local towns. Listen to a town manager share his strategies about maintaining trust and keeping citizens informed.
In Florida, defense attorneys can legally depose underage victims of human trafficking. In this episode, learn why this law is devastating to victims and also hinders the state’s ability to prosecute traffickers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a cascade of new challenges for public service leaders. In this episode, learn from the town manager of Vienna, Virginia about how he’s made adjustments to the strategic plan for the town.
Active shooter incidents are on the rise. Learn how coronavirus, which is forcing people inside and online, is contributing to radicalization. Also learn some of the warning signs.
Broward County, Florida has taken proactive measures to stop human trafficking, however, there remains major challenges in prosecuting cases. Learn about efforts to change state legislation and educate officers about what human trafficking really looks like.
More than ever, officers must address mental health issues during their career and into retirement. In this episode, Wendy Hummell, a 24-year career officer and law enforcement spouse, talks about developing a robust peer support program and its role in building resilient law enforcement families. Also learn about other stress management tools including tactical breathing, yoga, mindfulness training, and more.