The following articles talk about the blind spots an agency could be facing. Read the following to see how you can improve your off-duty programs and get away from these blind spots.
Law Enforcement Officers face dangerous situations everyday whether they are on-duty or off-duty. These articles talk about off-duty fraud, risks, and off-duty blind spots that an agency needs to be aware of so they can prevent it from happening to their own officers.
Officers getting shot or injured can be devastating for any agency, these articles portray the risks off-duty officers face in their day to day lives and how proper off-duty management can prevent these blind spots from happening in the future.
Law enforcement agencies do not have the time, energy, or budget to ensure their officers working off-duty are handling their tax accounting properly. Unfortunately, if and when an officer fails to account for their taxes properly there are negative ramifications to the agency. Agencies need an off-duty solution that not only helps prevent tax discrepancies, but one that provides sufficient reporting and job transparency to protect themselves and their officers.
Even when an officer executes the job correctly, use of force incidents can leave officers and agencies vulnerable to liability claims. Agencies without a comprehensive liability policy that protects their officers working off-duty jobs are often forced to pay for litigation, and other fees, out of their own budget.
Throughout last year and now early into 2022, more disconcerting off-duty articles are appearing in the media. Below are several of the most recent headlines illustrating key issues encountered by agencies. All of these off-duty incidents are avoidable.
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During Brian Manley’s time as Chief of Austin Police Department, he built a foundation for prioritizing the health and wellness of his fellow officers. It was his dedication to…
Law enforcement agencies usually understand the need for workers’ compensation, but all too often we find that there are some problematic misconceptions revolving around an officer’s coverage while working off-duty. Ideally, a private company is required to provide some version of a Certificate of Insurance, or COI, prior to a job being issued, but unfortunately this is not always the case. For many law enforcement officers, off-duty is where your protections end and problems begin.
“Many police leaders, myself included, have a ‘blind spot’ when it comes to an area of risk officers face when working in an off-duty capacity. It is often not understood…