Is it just me, or does it seem that the average call for service has become more petty than, say, five years ago? I fully grasp that I am saltier than I used to be, or it could even be a regional issu… more
Hello everyone, while I wait to be the appropriate age to attend the POST academy, I’ve been studying the administration of Justice and decided to partake in a paid cadet position at the police depart… more
I know traffic units often get viewed as not doing anything, but our Office seems to have a real issue.
Over the last several years, our traffic unit has gotten to where you can bet your career that they will not take a traf… more
I also have an FBI query - how accurately do you think the FBI portrayed in books, television shows, and motion pictures?
If a superior gives you an order that you are very opposed to, even if it's not strictly against regulations, what do you do?
What are some things the FBI investigates?
Do you feel like you should have to have a college degree in order to join the police force? I think it would help weed out a lot of people that really shouldn't be here, but I don't think it&… more
I am not sure we have enough accountability in our department, and I personally don't know what to do about it, but there is almost no visiblity into what goes on when there are grievances against… more
Would you be opposed to wearing body cams at all times? Who should or shouldn't? I think it would give perps an illusion of more control because they'd assume we have to be on best behavior an… more
Do you feel like you've actively seen different treatment towards minorities and non-minorities? I certainly have, want to know where it's happening otherwise, or not
Did you prepare yourself physically and mentally for your job and was it enough? As soon as I think I've seen it all some idiot does something insane.
What do I need to do to get into the FBI?
Another defund question for the officers here - should police departments be defunded or disbanded in favor of community-led alternatives to public safety? Obviously do not want to propose anyone losi… more
Do you feel like things would be better if there was more of a focus on the roots of criminal activity in your area? We have some districts that have massive poverty rates and I think we'll just b… more
Does your department do anything in terms of promoting public safety beyond traditional activities. E.g. are you doing any community outreach and partnerships with social service agencies? If so, wher… more
I feel like police unions don't do very much for me but maybe I'm not aware of everything involved. Not sure what all the fuss is about. What is your expereince?
Ok, spy question here - do you feel like space satellites, listening devices, and other advanced technology has reduced the need for human intelligence agents? Anyone know if that has happened already… more
What role do community members play in the hiring and training of officers in your department?
What are some little-known careers in law enforcement? And which would you say is the best and why? Want to know what the range of opportunites are.
If you could give one piece of advice to police officers joining the department that would help them succeed, what would it be and why?
Do you really feel like the criminal justice system is biased against certain groups, such as people of color and low-income communities?
Do you live within your precinct's jurdisdiction? Considering a move but it would take me to a more "fancy" area and I'm not sure how that will go over with everyone.
Recently got into a conversation with a friend of my girlfriend's about the defund the police movement and they did not understand the repercussions of it. I am ok with an intelligent argument, bu… more
Hey guys just wanted to reach out and ask what does Jailers do as a job for the sheriff department? Is it the same thing as a corrections officer?
Have been doing this for a long time and just like to think that I'm making a difference for at least some people's safety. Sometimes get tired but that's what I tell myself on the tough d… more
Any of you FBI agents working cybercrime and have you seen a spike in crypto-related fraud? Wondering if it's an overall trend or that I just keep getting assigned them hahah.
Do you use chokeholds regularly? Any other ways of subduing you feel safer doing these days?
We are doing planning some training in de-escalation, conflict resolution, and community engagement. If you'd have to go through this, anything that would be worth covering or noting?
Wondering what the path is from the courtroom to becoming a detective? Anything I should know?
Struggline to calm myself and told I've got some rage stuff to work on, but I'm never out of line on the job. It gets close though sometimes and I know I'm supposed to breathe blah blah bu… more
Recently had to use my firearm and the occasion doesn't come up often, but it was one of those moments. It was the right decision, but it leaves me feeling some senses of absurdity and sort of dep… more
How does your department measure resutls of crime prevention and reduction efforts? Is leadership taking steps to ensure that things like stop gap measures do not disproportionately impact marginalize… more