Policing agencies face intense scrutiny about how officers treat people of different ethnicities. In this episode, AMU professor Dr. Ashley Taylor talks to 23-year police veteran and now-retired police trainer, Dr. Kathleen Love, about teaching officers about different groups of people.
Working in prisons during COVID-19 has been incredibly stressful. Learn from a 15-year officer about his experience and also how earning a MA in Intelligence Studies has helped his career.
Technology used to solve crime has evolved dramatically over the last century. Learn about the development and use of photography, fingerprints, algor mortis analysis, ballistics, DNA, genetic genealogy, and more.
What has it been like being a Black woman working in law enforcement for more than two decades? In this episode, hear from Dr. Sukeena Stephens about her struggle to get a seat at the table in a white male-dominated field and the inequity she saw when it came to special assignments and promotional opportunities.
It is now increasingly more apparent that comprehensive plans are needed to effectively mitigate active shooter incidents.
While gun control is certainly part of this particularly concerning topic, there are numerous aspects that are not only part of the active shooter incidents, but are also part of the potential solution.
Should law enforcement be the first responders to those having mental health crises? Is there an alternative to sending police officers on 911 mental health calls?
First responders must understand the physiological events that occur in highly stressful situations so they know how to control or effectively mitigate them.