Stress As a Corrections Officer

You might be a corrections officer if. Jeff Foxworthy poked fun at rednecks, jabbing at nearly every occupation along the way, including stressful occupations like corrections officers. High wages, great benefits, and early retirement are benefits that attract workers to the job—one that comes with immense emotional stressors.   The United States Department of Labor […]

Compassion Fatigue: Are First Responders At Risk?

“Compassion fatigue” is a term that may be unfamiliar to some, but is rapidly becoming a recognized issue in our society.  One day, fire culture may see compassion fatigue listed and treated as a mental hazard along with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Indeed, the two are often parallel .  But what is compassion fatigue?  […..]

Training forensic Investigators

With Forensics at the Forefront of Law Enforcement, Should You Field Train Your Investigators?

Forensic evidence sits at the center of criminal investigations across America. However, training forensic investigators is not the same as training law enforcement officers, EMTs, or firefighters. With this in mind, consider the ins and outs of training forensic personnel, the ethical issues involved, and how MdE Inc. can help. The Sensitivity of Forensic Evidence[…..]

Virtual Roundtable on Field Training hosted by MdE, Inc.

MdE Hosts Virtual Roundtable on Field Training

A recent virtual roundtable on field training philosophies, hosted by MdE, Inc. brought to light several thoughts on training new recruits in public safety. As a leader in public safety software for tracking training, MdE wants to bring together stakeholders, ensuring that the industry progresses as much as possible each year. Items from this roundtable[…..]

Changing Police Training

Changing Police Training

Policing has come under great scrutiny due to many unfortunate events and encounters. It’s become a hot topic in politics, and public confidence in police officers has significantly declined. So how can police departments strengthen public trust and ensure that their officers reflect an agency with ethical core values? Let’s consider changing the way new[…..]

International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association

Visit Us at the 2021 ILEETA Conference, March 23-24

MdE, Inc. is proud to be participating in the 2021 International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) Conference. Come visit us at booth #239 Tuesday, March 23, and Wednesday, March 24. Find out how MdE can help your department track training, assets, performance evaluations, and more! What is the ILEETA Conference? ILEETA is an[…..]

Digital field training software

Having Solid Documentation is Critical

Your organization cannot be successful without having proper documentation and effective documentation procedures. They play an important role for the organization’s employees and its clients. But what is it about documentation that makes it so crucial for organizations? Keep reading to find out.  Record Keeping “If it’s not documented, it did not happen”. Documentation provides[…..]

LE AS A REWARDING CAREER – ATTRACTING THE NEXT GENERATION LEOS

LE as a Rewarding Career – Attracting the Next Generation LEOs

Law enforcement is an enjoyable and rewarding career. However, with high tensions and increased scrutiny surrounding the work of law enforcement, now is the time to think about how your department will do its part in attracting the next generation of honorable law enforcement officers. Millennials and Gen Zers now make up nearly 50 percent[…..]