Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999–2016 CDC/NCHS
See the report at this link.
Preliminary 2017 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report has been released by the National Law Enforcement Memorial.
NIJ Report: Human Trafficking Organizations and Facilitators: A Detailed Profile and Interviews With Convicted Traffickers in the United States
NIJ has made available the following final technical report Title: Human Trafficking Organizations and Facilitators: A Detailed Profile and Interviews With Convicted Traffickers in the United States
The Growth of Incarceration in the United States
I came across this significant study of the incarceration boom starting int he 1980s. Large document (444 pages) but a very complete study and a good reference. Probably not something most law enforcement would find that interesting. I posted it here primarily for my own reference convenience.
The number of homicides in big U.S. cities increased by 10.8 percent between 2015 and 2016. These increases were much larger than was typical of yearly homicide fluctuations over the past several decades.
A new NIJ-funded paper considers two explanations of the homicide rise as guides for future research: (1) expansion in illicit drug markets brought about by the heroin and synthetic opioid epidemic and (2) widely referenced “Ferguson effects” resulting in de-policing, compromised police legitimacy, or both.
Read the report to learn more about these hypotheses and recommendations for future research into this issue.
Criminal Victimization, 2016 BJS Report
Percent of victimizations reported to police:
Full report (PDF 750K)
The Kansas Revisor has now posted the 2017 Revised Kansas Statutes on their website at: http://www.ksrevisor.org/ksa.html
Direct links to the KSA Chapters we commonly use are:
Report to the Los Angeles Police Commission Summarizing Public Feedback on LAPD Video Release Policies
NIJ has made available the following final technical report (this report is the result of an NIJ-funded project but was not published by the U.S. Department of Justice):
Title: Estimating the Prevalence of Wrongful Convictions
Authors: Kelly Walsh, Jeanette Hussemann, Abigail Flynn, Jennifer Yahner, Laura Golian
Links: Summary, Full Document (pdf, 16 pages)
FBI's 2016 LEOKA stats tell a concerning story
2016 saw an increase by more than three times of death by rifle fire over 2015
Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders from Federal Interagency Working Group
This article includes links to an excellent roll call poster on recognizing and acting on Fentanyl exposure.
NATIONAL CONSENSUS POLICY AND DISCUSSION PAPER ON USE OF FORCE
The National Consensus Discussion Paper on Use of Force is designed to provide essential background material and supporting documentation to promote greater understanding of the developmental philosophy and implementation guidelines for the Consensus Policy. Law agencies are encouraged to utilize the Discussion Paper and the information contained therein to better inform their decisions on whether to implement the various elements found in the Consensus Policy in their own agencies.
Identifying Threats Violence Against Police – the Importance of Social Media and Community-Police Relations
10 keys to managing the narrative of a critical incident captured on body camera
How you approach the release of BWC video could mean the difference between driving the narrative and trying to catch up.
FAA webinar series on UAS and public safety
See FAA UAS information at this link.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is running a series of free monthly
webinars for public safety entities on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or “drones”) now through at least April 2018. These webinars are for any agency considering starting a UAS program as well as those looking for more information on enforcing UAS regulations.
The FAA is holding the webinars on the 3rd Wednesday
of each month at 2 p.m. Eastern. The presentations will focus on UAS topics of interest to public safety agencies and include hot topics, operational and enforcement considerations, and a question-and-answer period.
Interested attendees need to register ahead of time as space is ample, but limited.
Information source: EMR-ISAC InfoGram for October 19, 2017
FBI Releases 2016 Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in the Line of Duty
FBI: Felonious Deaths of Officers Spiked 61% in 2016
Felonious Deaths: The number of officers killed as a result of criminal acts in 2016 increased by 25 when compared with the 41 officers who were feloniously killed in 2015. The five- and 10-year comparisons show an increase of 17 felonious deaths compared with the 2012 figure (49 officers) and an increase of eight deaths compared with 2007 data (58 officers).
Circumstances: At the time the 66 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed:
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