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The Right-to-Know Law for Law Enforcement Virtual Workshop

NHMA’s Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley and Municipal Services Counsel Natch Greyes share insights and strategies to assist law enforcement agencies in handling governmental record matters arising under the Right-to-Know Law. The disclosure of police records is governed in part by the Right-to-Know Law and in part by rules imported from federal law under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

The Right-to-Know Law for Law Enforcement Virtual Workshop

Join NHMA’s Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley and Municipal Services Counsel Natch Greyes who will share insights and strategies to assist law enforcement agencies in handling governmental record matters arising under the Right-to-Know Law.

Training Mind and Muscle: How Police Officers Learn to Handle Crises

Act I Scene I

After the Game
The bleachers at the high school ice arena are empty, except for one section where a couple sits waiting, their faces knotted with worry. “Do you think we should ask someone to find out what’s taking him so long?” the woman asks the man. Their son is the goalie for his high school hockey team, and they’ve just lost the championship. When the game was over, the boy rushed off the ice ahead of his teammates.

A Day to Remember

Something wasn’t right. Police dispatch had received a 911 call from a local bar but the caller had hung up almost immediately. When no one answered a return call to the bar, an officer was sent to investigate. He parked in front of the bar and climbed out of the cruiser. Suddenly, an armed man burst out of the door, gun raised, shouting “get out of here, pig, get out!”

Community Spotlight: Police Chief's Timely Emergency Responder Skills Save a Life in Jackson

It started out like a routine day on the job. Jackson Police Department Chief Karl Meyers was patrolling the area and stopped a vehicle for speeding near Pinkham Notch. Shortly thereafter, Karl heard an all-points bulletin broadcast requesting medical help for an unconscious 54-year-old man who was identified as not breathing and in a car located in Jackson, six miles down the road.

Two-Year Project Now a Reality: Local Government Center's Police Model Policy Manual

By Butch Burbank

Consider the following scenario:

Concord Pilots Anti-Idling Equipment in City Vehicles

The City of Concord has focused on energy efficiency measures for several years in an effort to reduce energy consumption in the city's building and transportation sectors. Finance staff has been tracking energy use in both buildings and vehicles, which has led to implementation of numerous initiatives, including use of biodiesel in some fleet vehicles.

In late December 2010, Concord embarked on a new initiative with the installation of vehicle anti-idling equipment in eight fleet vehicles, including seven light duty trucks and one police sedan.

Red Cross Honors Deerfield Police and Fire Personnel for Heroic Rescue

The American Red Cross (ARC) Granite Chapter has honored several groups of local heroes, including Deerfield Police and Fire Department personnel.

Allenstown Police Chief is Lauded as Emergency Manager of the Year

Allenstown Police Chief Shaun Mulholland has been named New Hampshire's "Emergency Manager of the Year" by the New Hampshire Department of Safety's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The honor was bestowed upon him at New Hampshire's sixth annual Emergency Preparedness Conference, held in Manchester earlier this year, which attracted more than 500 public safety and health personnel from around the state.

The Taser®: When is Deployment Prudent?

By Jack Ryan

Over the past few years, use of the Taser electronic restraining/compliance device has become more common among law enforcement agencies nationwide. Recent literature from the U.S. Department of Justice indicates that electronic control devices (ECD) are being used by 11,500 agencies, with approximately 260,000 of the devices deployed.

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