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<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Real Change  

July 10, 2017

By Dave Smith

Obtaining tacit knowledge is considered our most important and powerful learning activity, but too often the folks with the tacit knowledge are left out of the decision-making process, in favor of the most institutionally educated folks; the ones with explicit knowledge only.

<p>(Photo: Getty Images)</p>

Life Insurance as a Savings Vehicle  

July 10, 2017

By Adam Doran

By maximizing the advantages of whole life insurance, you can accrue secure capital that you can loan to yourself with no penalty and no tax implications.

Policy Won't Stop Vehicle Attacks  

July 10, 2017

By Jon Adler

Unrealistic policies make it tougher for officers to respond quickly in vehicle ramming situations like the attack in Nice, France.

Briefing Skills  

July 10, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

Effectively providing information in a briefing requires choosing the right presentation method for a given audience.

<p>(Photo: Phoenix Police Department)</p>

Body Armor Saves Lives  

July 10, 2017

By Melanie Basich

These officers' stories of survival illustrate why it's so important to always wear a ballistic vest on duty.

<p>Grabbing the bill of a suspect&#39;s cap is one of many methods of taking advantage of clothing during an arrest. (Photo: POLICE File)</p>

Cloth Handles for Arrest and Control  

July 10, 2017

By Al Abidin and Greg McNamee

If you know how to take advantage of what a suspect wears, you can use these handles to help get him or her into handcuffs.

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How To‚ĶCommunicate During a Pursuit  

July 7, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

Let's be honest, radio procedure during emergency traffic tends to leave a lot to be desired.

<p>Photo: POLICE File</p>

Assessing Your Education Options  

July 7, 2017

By Ronnie Garrett

Students need to seek out educational opportunities that hit a variety of learning styles—all programs (whether in a classroom or online) are not created equal.

<p>Not every agency is currently positioned to benefit from FirstNet, but that will change as more start issuing smartphones and other such devices to their officers. (Photo: FirstNet)</p>

FirstNet and the Broadband Future  

July 7, 2017

By David Griffith

Today, FirstNet is finally becoming more than just a public safety pipedream. FirstNet is about to go online and here's how that could affect you.

<p>SES&#39; AID can send alerts via Sprint&#39;s cell service when an officer&#39;s vest is pierced.(Photo: Sprint)</p>

Officer Down Rapid Response  

July 7, 2017

By Melanie Basich

The Automated Injury Detection (AID) device uses a high-tech fabric with sensors to recognize when an officer has been shot or stabbed in the vest. Within a few seconds it sends a notification.

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