Cybersecurity

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist On January 31, 2024, FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a warning regarding the growing threat of cyberattacks stating that foreign hackers aim to “wreak havoc” on U.S. critical infrastructure. Considering this...

Jail Intake and Admissions

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist Intake and admission of inmates is a high-risk critical task that jail staff often do daily. It is essential that jail staff recognize that they have a constitutional duty to provide safe and secure detention of...

Open Carry in Public Buildings

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist If you attended this year’s NIRMA Self Defense for County Officials conference in Kearney, you may have sat in on my session titled, Packing Heat, No Permit: Understanding LB 77. During this session, there was...

The Dangers of Sudden Patrol Vehicle U-turns

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist It’s a clear, crisp fall morning, and you just started your shift. You’re trying out the new moving radar unit that was recently installed in your patrol vehicle as you cruise down the two-lane black top highway...

Caught in the Act

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist This month’s Safety Short will highlight two NIRMA sheriffs in recognition of their proactive and collaborative approach to risk management and loss prevention. Buffalo County Sheriff Neil Miller and Custer County...