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 &he...

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 …...

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 …

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 …


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 …

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