The Risks of Propping Open Jail Doors

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist One of the fundamental responsibilities of corrections officers is to ensure the care, custody, and control of inmates. When it comes to custody and control, few things are more important than ensuring that doors...

Below 100 Initiative

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist In conjunction with National Police Week in May, this month’s installment of the law enforcement Safety Short focuses on the Below 100 initiative. Sometimes it’s helpful to go back to the basics, especially when it...

Check Fraud Prevention

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist With advancements in technology over the past few decades, many individuals and organizations have transitioned to using electronic payment methods instead of issuing paper checks. Despite the popularity of...

Officer Wellness

By Todd Duncan, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist In conjunction with First Responder Wellness Week in March, this Safety Short will focus on officer wellness. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for adults1. Major contributing factors to this include...

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...