Communicating Outside the Bubble:
How effective communication can help broaden law enforcement
support among disparate communities.
Scott G. Erickson is a police officer, nonprofit executive, and writer with over 18 years of experience in police work. He holds a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of Cincinnati.
In 2015, Scott founded Americans in Support of Law Enforcement, a pro-law enforcement nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the issues most relevant to the broader law enforcement community and working toward building stronger police and community relations. He currently serves as the organization's President and Executive Director.
In addition to his law enforcement duties, Scott has collaborated extensively with one of the nation’s foremost think tanks, The Heritage Foundation. Frequently contributing to Heritage’s publication, The Daily Signal, Scott has focused his writing on myriad issues of national security including foreign terrorist organizations, law enforcement, and missile defense.
He has co-authored several reports at Heritage: A Comprehensive Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) System Requires Action; Changing Today’s Law Enforcement Culture to Face 21st-Century Threats; and Lessons from Benghazi: Investigation Leaves Important Questions Unanswered.
Additionally, Scott’s writing has been featured in The Washington Times, FoxNews.com, The Orange County Register, and other publications. He has also been quoted in major media outlets, including the New York Times, on national security and law enforcement issues.
Scott is a frequent guest on various television and radio programs, including Fox News, One America News Network, the Dana Loesch Show, and others and he has lectured on police-related issues at multiple universities throughout the nation.