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CPSM Helps “Lay the Groundwork” for Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office Expansion

Growth is a welcome sign of a successful agency, but it also demands action and ongoing adjustments to ensure that the agency is operating efficiently and maintaining a fulfilled staff while serving its constituents. After experiencing extensive growth within their ranks, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO)—which serves nearly 300,000 residents along the Eastern coast…

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Police Departments & COVID-19: The Challenges of Fluctuating Guidelines

By Captain Carol E. Rasor-Cordero, Ph.D. Senior Associate, CPSM Retired Captain, Pinellas County, Florida Sheriff’s Office Associate Professor Public Safety Administration, St. Petersburg College   As the new year gets well underway, police departments across the nation are preparing for another year of radical changes and shifting restrictions. On top of last summer’s calls to…

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CPSM Offers Public Safety Insights at 2019 ICMA Regional Conferences

The Center for Public Safety Management (CPSM) kicked off 2019 with a strong presence at the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) regional conferences throughout the country. Starting with the Southeast conference in Greenville, South Carolina and finishing strong at the Midwest conference in Evanston, Illinois, CPSM Principals offered direct responses to attendee questions about public…

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Subcontractor for BJA projects on BWC

The Center for Public Safety Management (CPSM) has been selected to act as the local government liaison for the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) recently launched Body-Worn Camera Pilot Implementation Project. Officer body-worn cameras (BWC) are relatively small devices that record interactions between community members and law enforcement officers.

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