Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
The man who pulled the trigger and ended Officer Gaddis' life was Edgar Tamayo. He may have had a low IQ, but when it came to killing he was a savant.
The carotid restraint control hold is a valuable force option. When applied by a competent end-user, the hold is quick and highly effective and is absent of any evidence of traumatic injury.
When it comes to career planning, first things first: Figure out your desired career path.
Are you confident in your defensive skills? If so, then don't take them for granted, but rather keep training. If you're lacking in these skills, then make them strengths by practicing.
Before going into recess, the House passed the budget committee's recommendation to increase the amount new government employees have to pay into their pensions beginning this month.
Men and women leaving active-duty military jobs would seem to be a perfect fit for police careers. But there are many obstacles in their way and hurdles they must overcome before pinning on their badges and joining the thin blue line.
In law enforcement, a lot of the recent scuttlebutt focuses on off-duty and retired officer carry laws, covering what you can and cannot do under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA).
Officer Evan Wright chased after a gang member who fled and reached for his pocket while running. A flying tackle sent the two men into the middle of a residential driveway where some 20 guests were observing a quinceanera party in the front yard.
Like their predecessor, these glasses come with interchangeable clear and polarized grey lenses and have a high-definition video camera built into the bridge of the nose.
Can we ever stop law enforcement officers from being killed? I don't think so, but we don't have to make it any easier for it to happen either. There are things we should be doing that are well within our reach, but we don't.