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Shots Fired: North Bergen, New Jersey 01•31•2005  

March 1, 2007

By Dean Scoville

Two hours into his shift, Pellechio monitored radio traffic concerning a developing domestic situation in the 8800 block of Boulevard East. An on-scene officer had requested additional units regarding a barricaded suspect at the location; the excited tone of his voice underscored the volatility of the situation.

The Carjacking Drill  

March 1, 2007

By Michael T. Rayburn

The carjacking drill is exactly as it sounds. You're sitting in your vehicle when you're forced to defend yourself from an attack. This attack could come from the driver's side or the passenger side, so we'll train for both.

Smith & Wesson SW1911PD Semi-Auto Pistol  

March 1, 2007

By Mike Detty

I think that you'll have to agree that there is a certain amount of irony in seeing a 1911 wearing the S&W logo. After all, it was Colt that brought the gun to market and produced millions for the military and for civilian consumption. But S&W didn't just copy the original design. It has made some changes to the time-honored 1911 to update the gun.

Police Product Test: EOTech Holographic Weapons System  

March 1, 2007

By Nick Jacobellis

The large viewing window of an EOTech holographic scope enables the operator to retain peripheral vision while viewing the target area. This is an incredibly important feature for law enforcement officers who are advancing on a target or searching a high-threat location.

Cold Case Interrogations  

March 1, 2007

By Devallis Rutledge

In many instances, the suspect in a cold case turns out to be someone who is serving time for another crime. What are the considerations for conducting custodial interrogation of such a prisoner, insofar as Miranda and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel are concerned?

Where Did John Wayne Go?  

March 1, 2007

By Dave Smith

John wayne was the hero of my youth. He won World War II, tamed the Wild West, and generally went through life kicking butt. We hardly even remembered or cared about the name of any of the characters he played; we just went to a John Wayne Movie…period, enough said.

Austin (Texas) PD's Crisis Negotiation Team  

March 1, 2007

By Bryn Bailer

Texas' capital city of Austin was the site of the infamous Texas Tower sniper incident in 1966, widely credited with inspiring the creation of SWAT teams. Today it is home to a nationally recognized police crisis-negotiation team.

Surprise, Shock, and Speed  

March 1, 2007

By Melanie Basich

Diversionary devices have had many names, not all of them popular. But that's mostly due to the public's misperception of what they are and how they are used.

SHOT Show 2007: Report from the Aisles  

March 1, 2007

By Scott Smith and David Griffith

Every winter, the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show attracts buyers from the major wholesalers, federal firearms license holders, and a mix of individuals from the government and law enforcement. For those of you who couldn't get to Orlando in mid-January to walk the aisles of the show, here's a quick look at some of the gear that caught the eyes of our editors.

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How to Evaluate Ammunition  

March 1, 2007

By Nick Jacobellis

Imagine for a moment that you are a law enforcement administrator who is responsible for evaluating ammunition for your agency. The decisions you make can have a profound effect on the safety of your sworn personnel and the civilian population that they serve. The same is true if you are an individual officer who is allowed to use personally owned firearms and ammunition on the job. You have a responsibility to select the best ammunition available.

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