The Law Enforcement Journal

Wayne County Deputies Join POAM

By Ed Jacques, LEJ Editor After decades of consideration and an aggressive internal recruiting campaign, Wayne County Sheriff’s officers have finally affiliated with a police union. The collecti...

Real Life Technology Assists CSI Units

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) processes over 25,000 crime scenes annually. In fact, in 2007 alone the Photo Lab acquired and archived over 1 million digital photographs from fie...

Peace Officers are not Meek Officers

By Sergeant Tom Keilman, West Bloomfield Police Department and Ordained Minister A law enforcement officer is often referred to as a “Peace Officer”, one who brings order and stability to a chaoti...

Gutscher Prevails for Retirees

By Ed Jacques, LEJ Editor Over the last few years, one of the most frequent topics surrounding incoming calls to the POAM office involve retiree health care. Typically the comments are, “nobody ...

Tasers Getting a Bad Rap

By Barry Sherman As we enter the 21st century era of policing, department after department is being equipped with probably the most important tool ever developed to reduce injury to officers and to th...

2009 Convention Holds Promise for New Year

by Jim Tignanelli As I write this, three gallant young police officers from Pittsburgh, PA, are being mourned by their friends and family. All three gunned down by some senseless coward who chooses to...

A Hockey Game to Remember

by Dan Kuhn It all started one day while I was talking on the phone to a resident of Arenac County named Kathy Wilk. I met Kathy during the “Sheriff Bouldin Must Go” campaign that the Police Offic...

Change. Can You Handle Change?

by Kenneth E. Grabowski I sure hope the Democrats in control of our country know what they are doing, because they are taking us in a direction that this country has never experienced. This direction ...



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