Operation Gratitude

Operation Gratitude – Saying “Thank You” To All Who Serve

Operation Gratitude annually sends 200,000+ care packages filled with food, entertainment, hygiene, and handmade items, plus personal letters of appreciation to Veterans, First Responders, New Recruits,  Wounded Heroes, their Care Givers, and to individually named U.S. service members deployed overseas and their families waiting at home. Our mission is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of the Military and …

Police - Esserman under fire

Connecticut Police Chief Under Fire for Conduct Unbefitting

Prominent New England police chief throws temper tantrum in restaurant. HARTFORD, Conn. — New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman has confounded both supporters and critics over the years with dueling good cop-bad cop personalities. By Dave Collins, Associated Press July 31, 2016 He has gained attention and respect nationally for putting in place community policing programs in Connecticut and Rhode Island, …

Building Communities of Trust - A Guidance for Community Leaders - DOJ, Homeland Security, & IACC

Building Communities of Trust: A Guidance for Community Leaders – DOJ, Homeland Security, & IACC

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Building Communities of Trust (BCOT) Initiative focuses on developing trust between law enforcement, fusion centers, and the communities they serve, particularly immigrant and minority communities, so that crime and terrorism can be addressed. This initiative has been administered primarily by the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI), a program that provides law enforcement with a capacity …

Peace Officers Bill Of Rights

Resources: Peace Officer’s Bill of Rights

PEACE OFFICERS BILL OF RIGHTS Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act Government Code Sections 3300-3312 3300 – Title This chapter is known and may be cited as the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act. 3301 – Definition; Legislative findings and declaration For purposes of this chapter, the term public safety officer means all peace officers specified …