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PSAP Mutual Aid – How Technology Can Help

PSAP Mutual Aid – How Technology Can Help

Disasters can take many forms, both man-made and natural occurrences.  Weather-related disasters such as hurricanes can be predicted but not deterred. The earliest recorded devastation wrought by a hurricane occurred in 1935 courtesy of the Labor Day category 5...

Shift Work and Sleep

Shift Work and Sleep

Shift work, it goes in partnership with public safety work schedules.  There is no way to avoid it, the safety of our citizens requires someone will always be there to answer 9-1-1 and someone will always respond to the emergency 24x7, 365 days a year.  It’s on nearly...

Lie Detection Skills from a Former CIA Spy

Lie Detection Skills from a Former CIA Spy

Ever wondered how to tell if someone is lying to you? As a former CIA operative, Andrew Bustamante was extensively trained in detecting deception and understands what it really takes to spot a liar. In a recent YouTube video, “CIA Spy: Leave the USA Before 2030,”...

Life After Discipline

Life After Discipline

I have never met a person who hasn’t made a mistake.  When I started in public safety I made my fair share of mistakes. Some of the mistakes could be considered serious, others minor, and others humorous.  Starting my career as a teenager, I reacted to my mistakes as...