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    • Body-worn cameras: can they improve police accountability and transparency? 

      Reiss, Charles (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Body worn cameras are one-way police departments across the country are using new technologies. The use of these cameras have some people excited about how they might bring changes to policing, but there are some people ...
    • Promotion: Leadership Ability as the Deciding Factor 

      Reckaway, James (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Organizations often base their promotion process on seniority, experience, and education. It should come as no surprise when bad leaders cause the downfall of these same organizations. Good leadership is required to lead ...
    • The police uniform and its impact on public perceptions 

      Quill, Patrick (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      When someone first looks at another person, the first thing that is noticed is the clothing that each is wearing. This causes each person to formulate an impression about the other. Clothing can help determine a person’s ...
    • Retention in Law Enforcment 

      Nodine, Bryan (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      The main topic of this research paper is the rising retention problem in police organizations today. Retaining qualified officers is a growing problem for law enforcement in America today. Along with many other issues, ...
    • The use of body worn cameras in law enforcement 

      Moore, Roy (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Public perception of law enforcement as a whole has changed across the country. With recent events such as the Michael Brown shooting, police practices are now the topic of national debate. The implementation of body worn ...
    • The use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) in law enforcement 

      Miller, Mark W. (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      In 1929, law enforcement aviation was born in America by the New York Police Department (Solosky, 2008). After reviewing the research, according to their tenure, one would conclude that aviation units have been around for ...
    • Hybrid and electric vehicles in law enforcement 

      Mangum, Roger Anthony Sr (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Law enforcement agencies across the country are continually faced with rising fuel costs, budget constraints, and environmental concerns. Confronted with these issues, agencies are tasked with providing effective and ...
    • Retention of police officers through non-salary based incentives 

      Longrigg, Mark Andrew (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      The world of law enforcement is changing, some say faster than police agencies can realize the change and the need for new ideologies and philosophical ideas.Police officers are constantly looking for agencies that provide ...
    • Physical fitness for part time SWAT teams 

      Lister, Robert (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Implementing a minimum physical fitness standard for part-time SWAT teams will help improve officers’ overall health and help improve the safety of the officers and the civilians. According to Tate (1999), research has ...
    • Equality for Women in Policing 

      Fowler, Daria (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      For hundreds of years, women have struggled with being held equal to men in both employment positions and pay. The reality of men and women working side by side in the same career fields and making less money seems to be ...
    • Restricting the public information released by law enforcement 

      Crossland, Health (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      The purpose of this paper is to shed light on the release of personal identifying information through government agencies, specifically law enforcement. The Freedom of Information Act of 1967 along with the Texas Public ...
    • Reality based training and its importance to law enforcement 

      Fitchett, Ernest (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Reality based training (RBT) is relevant to contemporary law enforcement because it provides the needed tools for officers to react to a potential crisis in a self- survival and sustainable manner. RBT can promote mental ...
    • Drugs and the police applicant 

      Coss, Alejandro (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Police agencies from around the country are struggling to attract new applicants to meet their needs (Swope, 1999). Several factors have reduced the applicant pool from which police departments will choose their future ...
    • Standardization of police officer firearms department issue vs. personally owned 

      Cordero, Michael (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      The transition from revolvers to semi-automatic handguns in the 1980s forced police departments to modify their training programs and program protocols. There was also the issue of lean budgets and how a firearms training ...
    • People - focus policing: A need for a Paradigm Shift in Texas Policing 

      Clark, Darren (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      With recent events such as the police-involved shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the choking of Eric Garner in New York City, New York, and the handling of a pool party by Officer Eric Caseboldt in McKinney, ...
    • Releasing Information Following a Critical Officer involved Incident 

      Bowers, Hollis D. (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Historically, law enforcement agencies have been unwilling or unable to properly deal with the release of information following a high profile officer involved critical incident. The mishandling of these types of incidents ...
    • Law Enforcement Agencies Should Use Social Media 

      Andreucci, Richard (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Law enforcement agencies are slowly adopting social media platforms to assist them in connecting to their citizenry. Law enforcement has little to no control over the message the media delivers about them. This lack of ...
    • Cruiser Control - the Wheel to Win 

      Senegal, James K. (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2016)
      Law enforcement agencies across the nation have neglected the need for advanced driving training, as well as the need for a change in the way law enforcement professionals do business relative to operating emergency vehicles. ...
    • Emerging technologies in law enforcement: their impact on officer response and efficiency 

      Plemons, W. Chris (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2009)
    • Centralized pro-active approach to servicing juveniles 

      Valencia, Isaac (Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), 2009)