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<p><em>The Tactical Target drops when hit center mass but pops up again at command of the operator.&nbsp;</em></p>

The Next-Generation Moving Target  

August 20, 2015

By David Griffith

GNAT Warfare is expanding its offerings with a new line of radio-controlled ground targets for law enforcement, military, and civilian tactical training.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Normalcy Bias  

August 20, 2015

By Dave Smith

Officers might find themselves in a mental state called "normalcy bias" which can cause them to woefully underestimate the possible negative impact of a crisis or disaster.

Releasing the Lions  

August 20, 2015

By Jon Adler

How does President Obama show his respect for the risks you face while investigating and apprehending drug traffickers? He commutes the sentences of 46 drug traffickers.

<p>Photo courtesy of Amaury Murgado</p>

Dealing With A Bad Attitude  

August 20, 2015

By Amaury Murgado

A person with a bad attitude can be disruptive to the workplace, it's not something you want in your unit but before you face the issue head on, make sure you've documented their bad tendencies. 

Viewing Video: Just Press Play  

August 6, 2015

By David Griffith

Denying officers access to the video records of incidents before they write their reports serves only one purpose: It's a trap. The goal here is to play "gotcha" with the officers and try to catch them in a lie.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Common Sense Concealed Carry  

July 21, 2015

By A.J. George

Before you stuff a pistol in your waistband and head out the door there are a ton of things you first need to square away in your mind.

<p>photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Cops are Not Ninjas  

July 16, 2015

By Mildred K. "Missy" O'Linn

Understand that the law throughout this country is that officers are permitted to use objectively reasonable force under the totality of the circumstances, and that means they do not have to use deadly force only if nothing else would work.

<p>Photo: Amaury Murgado</p>

You Are Not Their Friend  

July 16, 2015

By Amaury Murgado

The role of a law enforcement supervisor is to lead, motivate, and help accomplish the agency's mission. Nowhere in that role does it state you have to be everyone's friend.

Do Police Have to be Perfect?  

July 16, 2015

By David Griffith

If we start punishing officers for every mistake, just because an encounter ended in the justified shooting of a suspect, then officers will surely minimize their contact with suspects.

Waze'd and Confused  

July 16, 2015

By Jon Adler

Why are companies like Google offering the Waze app through their online app stores, without any regard for officer safety? It's hard to get a straight answer.

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