Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
You start to think to yourself, "How could this shift get any worse?" And the heavens answer with a torrent of rain. But you can't seek shelter. You've got a job to do.
We all know that most police-involved shootings develop at a range of just a few feet. But there are exceptions. It’s not easy to hit a target in combat at long range with a pistol. But it can be done.
Since the majority of OISs are up close and personal, with no cover available, movement becomes an essential element in any gunfight.
Today and every day, thousands of people worldwide are being victimized by computer crime. That’s why just about every major municipal or county law enforcement agency in the United States now has a new breed of detective: the computer crime or “cybercrime” investigator.
Not one of the officers contacted for "Cracking Down on Bad Cops" would admit that they or their colleagues had ever been affected by the code of silence. Their comments went something like this: "The code of silence is not part of the culture of this agency."
If you are looking for a down-and-dirty cop movie with a compelling story and great performance, then "Narc" will fit the bill.
Among more polite officers, internal affairs is thought of as a necessary evil. In less polite, more candid circles it's thought of in less savory terms like "the secret police" and "the rat squad."
Complacency can kill. Whether it's something as mundane as not wearing your seat belt while driving or not wearing body armor during a high-risk entry, failure to take preventive measures can have disastrous results.
When an agency evaluates the concept of creating an air support unit, there is always someone at the tip of the spear.
Among the attractions at this year's TREXPO East were a wide variety of new tactical equipment, gear, and accessories on display in the Expo Center.