Author Archives: Paladin Data Systems

Police recruiting shortages

A recent Fox News report puts a spotlight on yet another challenge facing law enforcement in this country: recruiting shortages. According to the report, shortages are based on “a growing anti-cop mood that some fear has taken the pride out of peacekeeping and put targets on the backs of the men and women in blue.” […]

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The Challenge of Better Police Training

The Challenge of Better Police Training Reforms called for, but do they work? A spate of killings of unarmed suspects by police have become a major national issue. As a result, activists, law enforcement experts and politicians have called for more and better training of police officers. But what exactly does that mean? And how can […]

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The cloud and the paperless office

The cloud and the paperless office Written docs being replaced by electronic communication, storage It’s been touted for decades, and now it looks to finally be coming to fruition: the paperless office. Written documents are being replaced by electronic communication and storage, especially with the growing popularity of the cloud. Of course, the benefit of […]

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Cloud computing and policing

Cloud computing and policing Law enforcement looking to save money, get rid of legacy hardware and software Data demands on law enforcement are increasing. From body-camera footage to criminal records to fingerprint files to surveillance video, police are on the lookout for new and better ways to store and access digital information. As a result, […]

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Scalia’s Death Impacts LE Cases

Justice Scalia’s Death Impacts Law Enforcement Cases Supreme Court justice’s absence could mean gridlock, shift in decisions U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on Feb. 13 likely heralds some 4-4 decisions in cases left on the docket. In the event of a deadlock, the court may either automatically affirm the lower court decision or […]

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A Primer on the Apple vs. FBI Controversy

A primer on the Apple vs. FBI controversy Latest conflict between security, privacy involves government efforts to crack terrorist’s locked phone Should Apple be compelled by the federal government to engineer new software to allow the FBI to unlock the iPhone used by one of the terrorists from the San Bernardino attack that killed 14 […]

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Wash. state bills address police body cameras

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Wash. state bills address police body cameras Lawmakers also considering restricting access to footage With several high-profile complaints of police misconduct in the news recently, body cameras for law enforcement personnel are a timely topic. Here in Washington state – home to the city of Poulsbo, where Paladin Data Systems is based – lawmakers are considering […]

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Sheriff High in the Cloud

Sheriff High in the Cloud Webinar recap: Paladin’s workforce readiness tool helps Mason County Sheriff’s Office improve training, efficiencies Lt. Travis Adams of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office in Washington state delved into how ASMi is helping the sheriff’s office improve its oversight and management of officer training, certifications and qualifications, in addition to reducing […]

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Webinar Recast – Mason County Sheriff’s Office Shares its Success in Certification and Training Management

If you missed our 30-minute webinar recast or would like to share it with other members of your organization you can view an on-demand video of it below. In the webinar Lt. Travis Adams of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, and Terry Thiele, ASMi Technology Expert, Paladin business development associate, discuss how ASMi has helped the […]

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ASMi Exhibited at NSA Conference

National Sheriff’s Association Conference Law Enforcement from around the country see Paladin’s performance assessment and improvement software Travelin’ man Terry Thiele – who recently attended law enforcement conferences in Florida and New York – is in the nation’s capital city at the National Sheriffs’ Association 2016 Legislative & Technology Conference, held from Feb. 6-9, where more than 60 […]

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FSA 2016 Winter Conference

Florida State Sheriff’s Association Winter Conference Paladin’s Workforce Readiness Tool Exhibited at Annual Law Enforcement Event Last week ASMi evangelist Terry Thiele was in New York preaching the gospel of ASMi, Paladin Data Systems’ workforce management tool that drives organizational excellence through continual performance assessment and improvement. This week, Thiele – whose official title is […]

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On-Demand Webinar: Mason Co. Sheriff’s Office Success

If you missed this important law enforcement webinar or would like to share it with other members of your organization you can view an on-demand video of it below. In the webinar Lt. Travis Adams of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, and Terry Thiele, ASMi Technology Expert, Paladin business development associate, discuss how ASMi has […]

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