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The Cost of Starting a K-9 Unit  

February 1, 2003

According to the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA), insufficient public funding is the number one reason canine programs fail.

Tags: K-9 Units

DNA: Evolving Technology  

February 1, 2003

DNA testing is a complicated thing. But it’s nowhere near as complicated as it used to be.

Example of handheld computers in the field.  Panasonic PDA at traffic stop.

PDAs on Patrol  

February 1, 2003

Law enforcement software is now available for PDAs that can give you license plate information in 15 seconds while you are standing on the side of the road in the rain. There are even systems that will prioritize what they display first when you run a subject's operator's license so that they will show you that the driver is wanted for assault on a peace officer in another county before they show you his address.

The Elite Gum Squad  

February 1, 2003

Who knew police work included scraping gum and hiking up live volcanoes?

Columbia River's M16 Duty Knives  

February 1, 2003

The top of the line is the M16 series of knives developed by Kit Carson, a well known member of the Knifemakers' Guild.

This group at 25 yards (with Federal .38 Special wadcutters) measured a tidy 21/2 inches until the author pulled that lonely shot at the bottom.

Smith & Wesson 386PD Revolver  

February 1, 2003

Simply put, revolvers work. And that's something people treasure in these overcomplicated times.

Upon impact, your body should be in the PFL position so you can roll safely on your side.

Falling Down on the Job  

February 1, 2003

Using training including how to fall properly without injury, a French special ops unit successfully completed a dynamic hostage rescue.

The Soft Underbelly  

February 1, 2003

Terrorists seeking access to the "Great Satan" can just walk across the border.

Preparing for the Worst  

February 1, 2003

Less than two years ago, weapons of mass destruction (WMD) such as gas, viruses, and nukes were mostly the stuff of Tom Clancy novels, not the everyday concern of the nation’s law enforcement. But that was before 9/11.

DNA: Tales of the Double Helix  

February 1, 2003

Blood stains are really hard to get out. And today, with the advent of DNA matching, it’s even harder for criminals to mask their violent deeds, as just trace amounts of blood and other biological materials can put investigators hot on their trail.

Tags: DNA, Funding
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