By Jo'el Roth
The new system will eventually allow officers out in the field to immediately view color images, such as mug shots and fingerprints. They will also be able to work on their laptop computers outside of their cars and then connect them back into the cars as needed.
By Albert Neal
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.
By R.K. Campbell
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.
By Michael T. Rayburn
Since the majority of OISs are up close and personal, with no cover available, movement becomes an essential element in any gunfight.
By David Griffith
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."
By George Eliseo
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."
By Mark Kariya
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.
By Kevin Means
When an agency evaluates the concept of creating an air support unit, there is always someone at the tip of the spear.