Law Enforcement

Do you have what it takes?

Adrian Rogers told the story of a man who was going to be made CEO of a major company. The Board of Directors talked about it, and it was decided. In the company cafeteria one day, the existing CEO was behind this man in line. Unbeknownst to the man, the CEO saw him take a pat of butter that cost about 3 cents, then put a slice of bread over the butter so that no one would see it.   The CEO []

Five Things

FIVE THINGS LAW ENFORCEMENT EXECUTIVES CAN DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE 1. Crime is rarely random; patrols shouldn’t be either. Focusing on small geographic locations and times when crimes occur and targeting specific, high-impact repeat offenders can decrease crime. 2. Quality is more important than speed. In most cases, thorough investigations, problem solving and careful forensic evidence collection contribute more to arresting suspects than shaving a few seconds off of initial response times. 3. DNA works for property crimes, too. Collecting and using DNA evidence []

Police Week 2014; Honoring Captain Keith Paul Chiasson

Captain Keith Paul Chiasson is my Brother, and I miss you Captain Keith Paul Chiasson Thibodaux Police Department, Louisiana End of Watch: Monday, March 10, 2008 Bio & Incident Details Age: 51 Tour: 31 years Cause: Gunfire Incident Date: 2/19/1980 Weapon: Handgun Captain Keith Chiasson succumbed  to gunshot wounds sustained in 1980. He was shot several times after  responding to a complaint at a local night club. He died as a result of the  wounds on March 10, 2008. Captain Chiasson had []

Swat or Not | Got what it takes?

Nine ways to increase your chances of making SWAT by: Lt. Dan Marcou 1.) You Must Possesses Excellent Work Ethic Most SWAT teams are part-time jobs. This means their members maintain full-time positions elsewhere on their departments and join their SWAT team whenever it is called into action. When this is the case, it is imperative that members of the team be reliable, exemplary workers in both venues.A team member who is a supervisory problem in their daily assignment will reflect badly []