Follow the Money

Figuring out how criminals conduct business is a key part of investigations. Tracking down identity thieves, money launderers, organized crime groups and many other offenders requires detectives to trace transactions …Continued




Banking on Education

If you’ve been contemplating returning to school, you’re probably aware of the benefits associated with a degree. For example, degree holders oftentimes qualify for rank promotions, which carry salary increases. …Continued


The Study of Crime

For the general public, the primary purpose of policing is to enforce the laws. Of course, those working in the field know that criminal cases aren’t always clear-cut whodunits. Officers …Continued








Speaking Their Language

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The Fall 2015 issue of the FOP Journal discussed how mastering another language can translate into major career advantages. Here are some more insights from FOP members about gaining and …Continued



High-Tech Higher Ed

Did you know that cybercrime is a multibillion-dollar industry? According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, cybercrime cost victims and financial institutions $445 billion in 2013. The use …Continued




Why Go to College?

By Riverside P.D. Sergeant Kevin Townsend, CA Lodge #8 You have a fresh haircut, are wearing your best suit, and somehow the moisture in your body has left your mouth …Continued



A Higher Degree of Success

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Public administration and leadership programs prepare law enforcement professionals for career advancement. A 2013 survey that assessed peace officers’ attitudes toward college degrees confirmed what many have long believed: Law …Continued







Transferability

By Dr. Donald R. Munday “Transferability” is a term that has been used for years in the law enforcement community. What does this mean? In many law enforcement agencies across …Continued