Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
By Gila Hayes
Women have filled varied roles in law enforcement for nearly a century, yet only with the equal opportunity acts of the '60s and '70s did the numbers of female patrol officers rise noticeably. Subsequently, duty gear began to tentatively adapt to the needs of female officers.
By Dean Scoville
Officer safety tactics have evolved to accommodate the prospect of dealing with suspects via a variety of media, developing a hitherto unknown degree of intimacy with a suspect even as it keeps him at bay.
By Clint Smith
These three skills can offer simple solutions to often complicated problems in the field.
By Marcus Wynne
Officer Tim Hanks threaded the last of the Federal Tactical 00 buck-shot shells into his Remington 870, adjusted the Beretta 92FS in his Safariland rig, touched his backup revolver, then turned to me and said, “Well, you ready to hit the street?”
By Michael Dorn
While our children are safer in school than they are in many other settings, they are often far less safe than they should, and could, be.
For many investigators their handgun is their primary weapon. Consequently, it must be the most effective tool they can have. Here are some thoughts on the selection process of both the handgun and the ever-important holster it's carried in.
By Peter G. Kokalis
The lust forautomatic weapons is now almost universal within police departments throughout the country.
By Eitan Meyr
Conventional police forces deployed in large and normally slow-to-react formations were not capable of dealing with small, clandestine terrorist cells, striking swiftly and melting into the civil scenery.
By Mike Finley
The suspect's actions, tactics used, and weapon information is something every SWAT or patrol officer needs to be aware of.
By Steve Albrecht
The post-Christmas workplace shooting that left seven employees dead in Wakefield, Massachusetts should serve as yet another reminder about responding to high-risk scenes.