We set out to answer this very question by speaking with those who know exactly what jail is like. How do they know? Because they’ve been there! Our conversations revealed a few surprising things Hollywood typically gets wrong.
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If you can’t get enough of TV shows like Solved and Dateline, we know you’ll love these nine true crime podcasts. Bookmark this list and revisit whenever you’re itching to unleash your inner investigator!
eDiscovery has become a crucial part of a paralegal’s job due to the increased prevalence of information sharing via technology. Learn more about this exciting aspect of the legal field as we consult the experts and break down everything you need to know about eDiscovery!
We compiled our readers’ favorite posts from 2015 to give you a taste of what we’ve been up to. So without further ado, enjoy the best 2015 had to offer!
We enlisted some safety experts to gather their advice on a host of winter safety issues that commonly plague northerners. We combine their insight with a little research of our own to include a variety of helpful pointers. So whether you’re hanging holiday lights or driving on an icy road to visit relatives, know that there are extra precautions that you can (and should) be taking.
You thought a career in law enforcement would be perfect, but the recent run of bad news for police officers has you reconsidering. Despite some recent negative media coverage, police officers go above and beyond the call of duty on a daily basis. These eight stories might make you see officers in a different light.
Part of being a well-equipped officer is maintaining peak physical condition. Police departments across the country conduct fitness testing when training and hiring officers. However, it's up to you to keep in shape. Check out this example of a police officer workout routine!
The Green Bay campus hosted a free panel discussion Sept. 10 concerning autism awareness and the relationships that currently exist between families and persons with autism and the local law enforcement community. Law enforcement and nursing students, along with community members and police officers, learned about autism, a neurobiological disorder, and how law enforcement officers can better handle situations when communicating with individuals with this disorder.
Social media sites have become an invaluable tool for police departments to solve crimes. Learn about the new ways social media and law enforcement go hand-in-hand in crime-solving and investigating.
But the win-at-all-costs attitude that has become a permanent fixture in sports programs across age groups in America is discouraging. Until players, parents and coaches all agree that winning, in fact, isn't everything, high school athletes will look for an edge wherever one can be found.
Responding to domestic violence cases and helping victms is tricky. Officers need to be inquisitive without being invasive; and they need to be compassionate yet remain neutral.
To the get the lowdown on a career path that promises 83,000 new jobs by 2020, we asked six professionals working in the field for some real-world advice for those looking to get into it.