In This Issue: C.A.L.M. Approach: Bringing Medical Science to Police Response, Vaccines: A Couple of Considerations, 2021 Employment Practices Update, Road Defect Claims Are Preventable with Proper Administrative Procedures, Did You Know?

In This Issue: A Forward from our President, Sue Coates, Driving Personal Vehicle for Municipal Business, WFH: A New Playground for Cybercriminals, and Did you Know?

In This Issue: Reopening Public Schools Presents Many Challenges, Preparing for Hurricane Season Amid Pandemic, Understanding Contractual Risk Transfer, Congratulations to Trident University’s Top Users, Free Timely & Relevant Police Courses Available, and Did you Know?

In This Issue: Model Police and Jail Policies Available, Last Minute Tips for Fireworks & Special Events, Reopening Summer Camps During the Pandemic?, Trident University: Now is a Great Time to Get Started, Did you Know?

In This Issue: COVID-19 Resources for Re-Opening, Tick Season Is Here, Training Highlights, and Did you Know?

The high-profile news of lead contamination of the City of Flint, Michigan, is just one example of a growing concern for public entities across the nation—the discovery of dangerous levels of lead in the water.

Contrary to popular belief, Fortune 500 companies are not the only ones concerned with cybersecurity. Over the last few years, public entities have experienced numerous intentional cyber attacks.

Has your organization ensured that your entity’s Use of Force policy is one that will represent you well in case of litigation? It involves the 4th, 8th, & 14th Amendments and is one of the most frequent and costly claims for an entity.

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) estimates that ballistic-resistant soft body armor has saved more than 3,000 lives in the past 30 years alone. But, are your officers taking the proper steps to maintain this valuable piece of personal protective equipment?

While the Americans with Disabilities Act itself prohibits retaliation, the newest EEOC guidance also contains a provision prohibiting “interference” with the exercise of ADA rights that is broader than the anti-retaliation provision.

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