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Travis Yates

Travis Yates is a writer and editor at Law Officer. His Seminars in Risk Management & Officer Safety have been taught across the United States & Canada. Major Yates has a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He is the Director of Training for SAFETAC Training.

Hey Airline Industry, Welcome To Our Reality

What the airlines industry is currently experiencing is just another day for law enforcement and there are a ton of similarities.

Homicide Detective Says Facts Are Clear On Jesus

The most famous cold case in the world has been closely examines by former Los Angeles Police Cold Case Detective J. Warner Wallace and the evidence is clear.

Wear The Uniform With Pride

A consistent theme over the last few years within community policing and other areas within law enforcement has been how intimidating and "scary" the police uniform is.

The Loss Of A Great Man

When a police officer dies there is rarely a shortage of good things to say about the hero behind the badge.

A Broken Tail Light, So-Called Activists And Murder

I've become all too accustomed and even experienced the "police activist" from his mother's basement firing off social media posts and press releases without one ounce of education on law enforcement, tactics or context.

Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics

Despite massive drops in stop and frisks by the Chicago Police Department, African Americans are being stopped at a 71% rate while they only make up one-third of the population in the city.

London Terror Attack Reveals The Dangers Of Restrictive Police Policy

It is tragic that PC Keith Palmer, like most of his fellow officers, was unarmed and could not defend himself or others against an evil terrorist.

ILEETA 2017: The Emerson Hour

Since 2015, The International Law Enforcement Trainers and Educators Association (ILEETA) has sponsored the Emerson Hour.

ILEETA 2017: Rediscovering Your Passion

Representing IMPACT First Responders, the class by Valone was both refreshing and impacting, Dennis reminded all of those in attendance why everyone went into law enforcement.

ILEETA 2017 Opening Ceremony

The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) has launched in St. Louis (MO) and it started with inspiring messages Executive Director Harvey Hedden and Deputy Executive Director Brian