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Lexipol is America’s leading provider of defensible policies and training for public safety organizations, delivering our services through a unique, web-based development system. Lexipol offers state-specific policy manuals, regular policy updates and daily scenario based training against policy.

According to a recent report, 80% of millennial workers say they consider work-life balance when deciding whether to take a job
What you do every day for your community is important; how you classify information and report your activities is also important
Risk management expert and Lexipol co-founder Gordon Graham offers action steps for after a theft has occurred and how to prevent one in the future
The uncertainty of complex problems requires flexibility when crafting responses
As “tactical athletes,” responders should focus on whole-body fitness to enhance their job performance
Don’t underestimate the value of your experience; share it with others, especially with those who are just starting out
When developing a peer support program, public safety agencies must consider the program from all angles and answer key questions
First responders are not immune from the opioid crisis; here’s what to know
Don’t feel you always have to catch the “test ball” and take things personally
You are responsible for your level of health and fitness; it’s time to stop letting excuses stand in your way
Gordon Graham recommends responders be vigilant and on the lookout for kids left in hot vehicles during warmer months
I always tell new leaders that it’s almost impossible to know your people until you know yourself
While good for protecting your eyesight, be aware that wearing sunglasses as a first responder could be seen as intimidation
Your agency should have a policy covering communication with Deaf and hard-of-hearing people; are you familiar with it?
You can protect others, but what about yourself? Make sure you’re personally ready in the event of an emergency so you can assist others in their time of need