If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
Why do cops almost always choose guns as the way to take their lives? Cops are familiar with guns.
"Listen, man! Give yourself up! It's no good! There're a thousand cops out here!" he yelled toward the building in exasperation.
Patting down a suspect is serious business and you can never be reminded enough of the hazards of doing it poorly.
SWAT teams have been part of the capabilities of police agencies since 1967 when the Los Angeles Police Department organized its special weapons and tactics unit to respond to critical incidents.
This clip-it exhibits the qualities that have made Beretta sidearms standard for police personnel.
Killing yourself is an act of emotional violence against your friends and family.
Like many other aspects of American society, much of police uniform tradition in the United States comes from across the pond.
The motto of the Law Enforcement Tactical Response Show & Conference (TREXPO) is, "Well armed, well prepared, and well informed."
Look on the front seat of the vast majority of police cars today and I'd wager you'll see a beat up pair of K-Mart binoculars (or worse).
Since the turn of the 20th century when criminals first became mechanized, officers have recognized a need for gun and ammunition combinations capable of penetrating the light sheet metal of vehicles.