Our History: Police Legal Sciences, Inc. (PLS) was founded in 1999 by Gerald N. Partridge, JD. Mr. Partridge has had close ties to the law enforcement community for over 35 years as a prosecuting attorney, author, and lecturer. He believes deeply that the public trust is best served by law enforcement personnel who are properly trained, professional, and conversant with the law. Seeing a need to provide cost-effective, comprehensive training he started PLS and began providing state-specific legal update training to law enforcement officers in Missouri and Iowa. This training is sponsored by the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy (CMPA) and is POST certified in the State of Missouri. At the request of several clients, PLS added lessons for dispatchers to the curriculum in 2008. The company continues to provide PLS Legal Update training in Missouri and Iowa. PLS Dispatch Pro is now being used by call centers in 39 states and in Canada.
Our Mission: Our mission is to help public safety professionals do their best when it matters most.
Our Team: PLS has provided monthly, interactive, online legal update training for law enforcement officials since 1999. PLS lessons are planned, researched, and written by lawyers with over 38 years of combined experience in prosecution and private practice. Our legal team reviews recent appellate court decisions and provides state-specific and up-to-date lessons on the most relevant rulings to law enforcement officials.
Gerald N. Partridge
Police Legal Sciences