Author Archives : Bart Proctor

sexual assault

Sexual Assault: A veteran cop shows you how to survive


Fight to survive a sexual assault Up until now, most of my articles have been mostly “feel good ah shucks” type of personal and family safety topics. I have covered topics like cyber bullying, burglary prevention, online scams and other worthy tips uniquely provided from my experience as a cop. Not to sound overly cliche but the gloves are coming…

crime scene investigation

Crime Scene Investigation (CSI): Truth vs. Fiction


What every cop wants you to know about CSI It didn’t take long. The television show, CSI, or “Crime Scene Investigation”, soared in popularity quickly from the start. Americans love cop shows. Almost every night of the week you can catch some variation of one. It was only a matter of time before someone would create a niche for the…

online scams

Online Scams: The top 5 from a Veteran Cop


Online scams: the top 5 The birth of the internet almost 20 years ago has ramped up the ingenious ways online scams are carried out.¬†As a veteran cop, I have seen every possible scheme and hustle that has been hatched by these keyboard hucksters. Although these online scams showed up on day 2 of the internet, most have been refined…

police survey

Police Survey: Unexpected results that may shock you


Who would have thought.. The shocking results of a police survey conducted in a medium sized police department in Virginia have just been published.¬†Police surveys across the United States have increased recently in an effort to understand diminishing applicants and vacancies. The results of the Virginia survey may have unlocked several mysteries. The surveys are also being used to understand…