INTRODUCTION AND INITIAL OBSERVATIONS - During my introduction to ALADS, the disconnection between the Sheriff's Department's management and what was happening on the ground baffled me.
LAW ENFORCEMENT DISCIPLINE FROM START TO FINISH - It is virtually impossible to discuss each topic I learned from attending a three-day training seminar titled "Law Enforcement Discipline from Start to Finish," presented by LRIS; so for this article, I chose to discuss how labor arbitrators look at disciplinary grievances and the application of just cause for discipline.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: LYBARGER V. CITY OF LOS ANGELES - We at ALADS want you to be aware of and excise your rights before you need to call us. Avoiding doing and saying the wrong things when you are potentially under investigation may save your job and possibly your freedom.
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT DISCIPLINE - Over the past two years or so, we have seen a dramatic shift in the way discipline cases are handled at the captain and division chief levels
THE BEST OF HUMANITY - Another month has passed and we again find ourselves mourning the loss and remembering the sacrifices of brave law enforcement officers, murdered in the line of duty.
ALADS ONLINE TRAINING - ALADS is now offering free legal videos to members on our website.