The History of the American Police Officer

As this TIME article suggests, John F. Kennedy once claimed that the police had been protecting the United States of America since its birth. However, this is not entirely true, because, in the history of the United States, we can not really talk about a publicly funded, full-time and organized police until 1838. When this … Continue reading The History of the American Police Officer

New Online Course: Prison

New ESL course: Prison Life What are the different types of prisons? What do “selling wolf tickets” and “backdoor parole” mean in prison slang? Why do prisoners in the United States wear orange, red, or even pink uniforms? If you have no idea and would like to know more about this topic, we have good … Continue reading New Online Course: Prison

33 Phrasal Verbs for Law Enforcement

We know that phrasal verbs can be a pain in the…neck. Not to mention that some of them have several meanings and it makes the life of a language learner more complex. Especially, if you are a learner of ESP (English for Special Purpose). That is why we have compiled a list of phrasal verbs … Continue reading 33 Phrasal Verbs for Law Enforcement

Skype Lesson: School Shooting

We are offering a 2×45 min. (or 1x90min.) lesson on school shooting, which includes: a PDF handout made specially for you to practice the vocabulary of the school shooting topic either 2×45 min. or 1×90 min class at a time that is convenient for you readings and videos This course is suitable for students of … Continue reading Skype Lesson: School Shooting

Human Smuggling and THB – What is the Difference?

Actually, they are pretty different crimes, in terms of consent, exploitation and transnationality. Let’s start with Human Smuggling. Interpol defines this distinction by stating that: People smuggling implies the procurement, for financial or material gain, of the illegal entry into a state of which that person is neither a citizen nor a permanent resident. A … Continue reading Human Smuggling and THB – What is the Difference?

Organized Crime Language Course – For FREE

We do hope you will have a great time learning. Coming in June, we are inviting you to register Organized Crime English Language Course now, for free! It is a great opportunity to revise and improve your Law Enforcement English! During this course on organized crime, you will get familiarized with the different types of organized crimes, crime vocabulary and grammar … Continue reading Organized Crime Language Course – For FREE

Meet Lois Gibson: A Police Sketch Artist

In this short video, BBC presents a Guinness record holder, Lois Gibson, who has helped the police catch the most number of criminals: 1226. Facial composite has a not-so-long history, as History of Forensic Art reports: Well over a hundred years ago, law enforcement agencies began using composite drawings to aid in an investigation where … Continue reading Meet Lois Gibson: A Police Sketch Artist

Behind Lone Wolves

In the recent shooting at YouTube HQ, we thought we would comment on these terrible lone wolf attacks. In one of our newsletters we stated that a lone wolf attacker is someone who prepares and commits violent acts alone, outside of any command structure and without material assistance from any group. However, he or she … Continue reading Behind Lone Wolves