Police Training

 The Long Beach Local News (LBLN) was on site to report on the first annual Safe Schools Summit. -- Embassy Consulting is pleased to announce the launching of their 1st Safe Schools Summit. This day-long event brings together a diverse group of professionals that include...

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) recently received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), which will focus on strengthening the department's relationship with the community and developing new practices for dealing with the city’s outcasts, city officials...

Melvin McGuire, a consultant with Embassy Consulting Services, speaks to Faculty and Students in the Great Hall of Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Oct. 22, 2014. McGuire, a former Long Beach Police Department Sgt., now conducts safety training for the worst possible scenarios....

Engaging the CommunityOriginally published in the July 2013 issue of the Community Policing Dispatch from the U.S. Department of Justice COPS Office. The number one piece of advice savvy law enforcement officers give for maintaining safe, inclusive communities is this: Don't wait for a hate crime or a crisis to happen in your town before you take action; make sure you are taking a preventive approach and have established relationships and programs with members of different racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural groups in your community. But with busy schedules and limited resources, how do you engage your community in a meaningful way in the absence of a crisis?