Vegas Beat Magazine


Under Stress, Under Fire

High Alert

Shootouts, grim sights, daily stress, public scrutiny — police work is a mental battlefield. How do you fix the tortured mind of a cop? Read More »

Social Media and Its Potential Impact on Your Career

A number of years ago, I wrote an article on the then-new trend of imposing discipline for certain information officers put out on social media. Fast forward a number of years and now this trend is no longer so new. In fact, since I first wrote on this subject, we now have a formal policy pertaining to your use of social media. Read More »

Shellie Clark

Fit For Duty: Shellie Clark

I have been competing for the last nine years. After completing a few marathons, I thought it would be fun to try a (sprint distance) triathlon. This consists of a leg that is a 1/2-mile swim, a leg that is a 12- to 14-mile bike ride, finally followed by a leg that is a 3.1-mile run. I considered myself to be in good shape because I regularly worked out two hours a day. Read More »