Confidence Is How You Wear Your Business Suits
By Lawrence W. Daly, MSc, SATPc
Most people who work in the investigative field choose from a wide selection of garments to wear, on which day, and for what purpose. Too often, professionals who work in the criminal justice system fail to realize that just because they will not be in the courtroom today, doesn’t mean they should dress down to take care of the many other roles and responsibilities they will deal with from the time they get up until the time they complete their “To-Do-List”. In trying to determine why the dress code has changed over the past 50 years, if not further back, is a complicated issue that appears to be convoluted. In fact, professionals who work within the criminal justice system appear to have a ho-hum attitude that consists of, well everybody is doing, so why don't I.