Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
The era of on-officer video has arrived. The technology is poised to help keep officers safer and more accountable on the job, while protecting law enforcement agencies from nuisance lawsuits.
The rules of the game may be changing. Forward-looking agencies embrace new technology at about the same time as the rest of society. That seems to be the case with on-body video systems.
There are two requirements for every holster. Number one, a holster needs to keep a pistol secure when it is not needed. Number two, a holster has to let the wearer get to his or her weapon fast when it is needed.
Miranda warnings should not be given when they aren't legally necessary such as when information is urgently needed to protect the safety of officers or the public, or to rescue a victim.
For more than two centuries, the U.S. Coast Guard has served diligently every day as America's leading maritime law enforcement agency.
The Streamlight Strion LED HL made its debut recently and features, among other things, upgraded LEDs over the previous generation that produce a blinding amount of light in a very compact package.
Through a partnership with Chris Costa, Blue Force recently introduced the new single-strapped backpack with the sole purpose of allowing officers to discreetly carry everything from knives and magazines to compact submachine guns.
You have to make split-second decisions when it comes to use of force while effecting an arrest. Training in strategy and tactics, control and verbal techniques, and proper use of force are essential for you to make proper decisions.
The technologies that detect the presence of unknown substances aren't just for specialized units anymore. More individual police officers are using these devices as they become more advanced, portable, and suitable for everyday use.
There is an old saying that says in order to receive, you must first give. Giving back to the community is critical if you want its help. The key to getting the community to help you revolves around your getting involved with the community.