Law Enforcement Articles
How to Become a Special Agent (1811)
How to Become a Special Agent (1811) What is a Special Agent? The titles of special agent, criminal investigator, and federal agent are synonymous within the federal law enforcement system. However, the official title is criminal investigator. Therefore, whether a...
Inside the Successful Recruitment Strategies of the Stockton Police Department
Inside the Successful Recruitment Strategies of the Stockton Police Department This article is based upon an interview with Sergeant Jackie Borges with the Stockton California Police Department. Sergeant Borges is currently assigned to the personnel division, where...
The Law Enforcement Application Process, An Inside Look
What You Need to Know about the Law Enforcement Application Process This article was written by Jerry Mullen, a Compliance Officer with the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Law enforcement agencies around the country are facing a wave of retirements and resignations...
911 Dispatcher Practice Test
911 Dispatcher and CritiCall Practice Test Your job as an emergency dispatcher is critical to the health and safety of your community. However, most candidates take these tests without prior experience and end up stressed, overwhelmed, and making costly mistakes....
New Approach to 911 calls with Mental Health Issues
The Summit County SO created SMART Teams to immediately respond to 911 calls involving Mental Heath and assess the individuals at the scene.
Careers in Law Enforcement
Find out all the different local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies that you can work for. You have more choices than you know.
1811 Special Agent
Learn how to become an 1811 Special Agent. Including the requirements, the training, and what FBI agents really do.
Protecting US Olympic Athletes
Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent Song discusses providing security to US Olympic Athletes in South Korea.
How Crime Scenes are Processed
My name is Joanna Hollenback, and I am an investigator in the Forensic Services Unit with the Madison Police Department. I am a police officer, it's a promoted position, and I do crime scene processing. I have been with the Police Department there in Madison for...
How to Pass the Chief’s Interview
Learn how to pass the Chief’s Interview to start your law enforcement. Find out what questions are asked, and how to best answer them.