Disaster Preparedness: 3 Tips That Could Save Your Life

In recent days, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm with winds of over 180 miles an hour, tore through the Caribbean Islands. It is expected to hit Florida next.1 This comes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which took a devastating toll on the people of southeast Texas after it made landfall on Aug. 26.2 Flood waters rose to record-breaking levels for days on end, causing an unprecedented number of deaths, injuries, rescue operations and evacuations in the region. Texas…Read +

Increasing Cyber Threats Worldwide Drive the Need for More Cyber Security

If you pay attention to the news, you’ve probably noticed that cyber threats are becoming more common throughout the world. And those who engage in cyber-attacks are becoming more adept as the tools necessary to carry out the attacks are becoming more available. With the increased threats comes an increased need for skilled cyber security professionals to counter the threats. Cyber Threats on the Rise A report released in July 2017 by Accenture Security found various cyber threats on the…Read +

Advice from John Wagner: Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

If you’re turning to Grantham University to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, then you’ve come to the right place. At Grantham, you can expect to receive an education from highly skilled professionals with years of real-world law enforcement experience. One of the University’s Criminal Justice faculty members, John Wagner, has over 33 years of law enforcement experience and a strong passion for service. Previously, Wagner served in the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department; the Orange County, Calif.,…Read +

Community Building and the Changing Law Enforcement Career

Growing and developing police-community relationships is a two-way street. And that two-way street requires both open-minded members of the community and open-minded members of law enforcement. With police-community relationships becoming an increasingly urgent matter of public interest, it’s necessary to have healthy conversations about how each person can play their role in moving police-community relations in a positive direction. Whether you’re interested in a law enforcement career or simply passionate about the subject, there are steps you can take to…Read +

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