Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
When pawn lobbyists convinced a Florida Sate senator to sponsor the 1996 Florida Pawnbroking Act, it appeared to many law enforcement officials that regulation of the industry was being significantly compromised.
A number of law enforcement sources report a dramatic increase the past two years in the number of Ukrainian and Russian immigrant women recruited into slavery and sexually exploited in the New Jersey and New York area.
They may not come from Wall Street but business is booming for street gangs trafficking in drugs
Within the tactical community there's no doubt that the hottest topic is school terrorism. In the aftermath of several attacks against students at schools, there is much debate and second guessing as to whether SWAT teams have made the correct tactical responses to such incidents.
At about seven a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, Seattle police officers and city employees were setting up barriers they hoped would hold back thousands of World Trade Organization (WTO) protesters they knew were coming.
Fitness is critical for all law enforcement officers, especially those on tactical units.
Street gangs in America are nothing new. Some of the earliest identified groups with gang-like behaviors formed after the Revolutionary War in 1793.
"We're not report takers. We're the police."
If officer safety education is so prevalent and well-accepted today, how does one explain the bloody fact that between 50 and 75 officers still perish at the hands of criminals in any given year?
After briefing, my FTO and I walked out to our patrol unit. When he got in, he started the car and said, "Before we get started--I'm not used to having a partner. I don't like having a partner. Especially a reserve."