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“Golden State Killer” Arrest Highlights Benefits, Challenges of Cold Case Investigation

August 7th, 2018|Comments Off on “Golden State Killer” Arrest Highlights Benefits, Challenges of Cold Case Investigation

For California law enforcement, the stunning announcement that the alleged “Golden State Killer” (also known as the Original Night Stalker) was arrested brought a storybook ending to two-plus decades of investigation. Looking past the media fanfare and controversy surrounding the arresting team’s DNA-checking techniques, the news also brought cold case investigation to the forefront of public imagination: a highly popular, often misunderstood niche of the larger law enforcement world.

Think You’re Hot? So Does Cancer

July 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Think You’re Hot? So Does Cancer

Firefighter cancer rates can be up to twice as high as those experienced by the average U.S. worker, and a Cancer Firefighter Support Network study shows that with every five degree increase in skin temperature, absorption of dangerous chemicals increases by 400%. Therefore, it's critical for firefighters to track their exposure to extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, and hazardous conditions. Using this exposure information to show probabilities of future health issues can be key to the early intervention that may prolong the lives and careers of firefighters.

Transparency is Only One Tool in Shattering the “Blue Wall of Silence”

July 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Transparency is Only One Tool in Shattering the “Blue Wall of Silence”

Public trust in police is volatile. A single action can have repercussions nationwide, and law enforcement cultures that overemphasize silence and loyalty can further damage public perception. While transparency measures are a good step toward rebuilding trust, they are not the only tool departments can use—nor should they be treated as such.



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