What’s Going On At LRIS?

We’ve received a lot of questions about how LRIS is coping with the economic slowdown produced by the pandemic and what our plans are for future seminars and other LRIS activities. I wanted to express our thanks for the expressions of your concerns and interest and to let you know what we’re thinking. Seminars The […]

Nevada Police Union Says State Has ‘No Plan To Keep Officers Safe’

Nearly two months after the first reported coronavirus case in Nevada, the state Department of Public Safety does not have a plan in place “to keep officers safe” or a protocol established in the event of an outbreak among its peace officers, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned. The alleged working conditions within the department […]

Arizona Correctional Officers Union Threatens Walkouts Over COVID-19 Concerns

The leader of an Arizona correctional officers union says the COVID-19 threat is becoming so severe in state prisons that if their demands for more protective measures and transparency are not met, they will walk off the job. The Arizona Department of Corrections refuses to disclose the number of correctional officers who have tested positive […]

Bearded Md. Police Officers On Paid Leave Due To CDC Guidelines

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD — Twenty-five police officers in Maryland will be on paid leave for the rest of the pandemic, not because they caught COVID-19, but because of their facial hair. A year ago, Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski broke with long-standing tradition and allowed his officers to grow beards. The order […]