Fourth Amendment Seizures

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist The United States Supreme Court recently ruled in a case involving Fourth Amendment seizures (Torres vs. Madrid). United States Supreme Court clarified the meaning of a seizure and addressed the argument proposed...

Law Enforcement Policy & Training

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist Everyone knows the basic functions of a law enforcement officer, enforcing laws, preventing crimes, responding to calls for service, serving and protecting the public, just to name a few. But these typically...

Preparing for the Unexpected, Courthouse Security

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist Everyone is aware of the insurrection that engulfed the US Capitol this past month. From my point of view, it was discouraging and heartbreaking to see such a monumental piece of history being overtaken so easily....

Nine Policing Principles

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist In 1829, Sir Robert Peel established the London Metropolitan Police Force based at Scotland Yard. He became known as the “Father of Modern Policing.” Peel is believed to have contributed to the first set of...

Maintaining Fitness

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist The Law enforcement and correction officer occupation is an unpredictable environment and has a lot of physically demands. Due to these factors, officers are at a higher risk of sustaining on the job injuries more...

Keeping Up the Precautions-COVID

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist I have covered this topic several times throughout this past year, but I see from traveling the state that not everyone agrees with the restrictions implemented, or maybe they think they are invincible, so I think...
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