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The Many Benefits of Strategic Mapping

Ray Gerwitz, MBA, CHPA, CPP; Robert Hayes, MPA, APP, and Jason Lipe, MBA, PMP, 2022,

Relying on their contributions to developing UT Police’s yearly strategic map and strategic plan, first introduced in 2017, the authors provide a series of steps that can help other organizations create a strategy map that provides value to both the organization and its employees.

For a copy of the article published in the Journal of Healthcare Protection Management, please contact Robert Haynes at

‘Take the Shot, Save a Life’ Program Addresses Vaccine Hesitancy in Students

Dr. Charles Denham II, William Adcox, Charles Denham III, and Dr. Gregory Botz, 09/03/2021

This new program enables youth and young adults to educate their peers on the safety and necessity of COVID-19 vaccines, as well as encourage them to “take the shot.”

COVID-19 Safety Plans: How Protecting Your Family Can Help Save America

Chief William Adcox, Dr. Gregory Botz, Dr. Charles Denham II, Charles Denham II, 03/02/2021

If you break the family- and living-unitCOVID-19transmission chains, you can save the lives of teachers, healthcare workers and police officers. You might even help save our nation.

Survive and Thrive Guide

Charles Denham, II, MD, William Adcox, Charles Denham III, Jaime Yrastorza, and Gregory Botz, MD, FCCM, 01/04/2021

This article is a narrative summary of the short film entitled Masks: The SCIENCE of Success posted on the Med Tac Global website providing access to free films and resources to families of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers of sixteen industry sectors and the general public.

Three Novel Ways to Use ALPR

Andrew Dasher, PhD, Threat and Risk Analyst, University of Texas Police at Houston, 03/18/2020

Automated license plate readers (ALPR) are being utilized across the world in a variety of ways and for myriad purposes. Law enforcement has primarily used these devices as a way to facilitate traffic enforcement, such as looking for expired plates, or to help identify vehicles where the vehicle itself is associated with the crime, such as an auto theft, or to find a wanted person.

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