By David Griffith
There is a tendency among all law enforcement to believe that no matter the odds, their bravery and training can save the day. It’s an instinct that a good SWAT officer must overcome. Because believe it or not, there are times when even a SWAT team may be outgunned or otherwise need help.
By Shelley Feuer Domash
NYPD's counter-terrorism unit works out of a windowless brick building somewhere in one of the five boroughs of the Big Apple. To the average person passing by, the building looks no different than any of the other rundown buildings in the area. It's covered with graffiti, surrounded by nondescript private cars, and shadowed by a worn elevated commercial billboard.
By Melanie Basich
According to the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA), insufficient public funding is the number one reason canine programs fail.
By POLICE Staff
DNA testing is a complicated thing. But it’s nowhere near as complicated as it used to be.
By Dave Douglas
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.
By Commander Gilmore
Who knew police work included scraping gum and hiking up live volcanoes?
By Smith, Scott
The top of the line is the M16 series of knives developed by Kit Carson, a well known member of the Knifemakers' Guild.
By Glenn McGovern and Tom Sparks
Using training including how to fall properly without injury, a French special ops unit successfully completed a dynamic hostage rescue.
Terrorists seeking access to the "Great Satan" can just walk across the border.
By Shawn Hughes
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.