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Forgetting the Lessons of 9/11  

May 15, 2014

Both the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense have made it clear that aviation security remains a top priority. So why has the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) decided to close down six Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) field offices?

<p>Photo: Becky Leavitt</p>

Beretta BU9 Nano Pistol  

May 12, 2014

Many officers and concealed carry civilians are not very fond of small-caliber pocket pistols such as .380s and .32s, which is why Beretta chambered the Nano for the 9mm and .40 S&W cartridges.Is the Nano truly "tiny?" Well with an overall length of only 5.6 inches, a height of 4.2 inches, and a width of less than an inch, the answer is "Yes."

<p>Photo: Point Blank Enterprises</p>

Police Product Test: Point Blank Alpha Elite Vest  

May 8, 2014

The Alpha Elite is soft, concealable body armor, available in NIJ Level II or IIIA for both male and female cuts and is NIJ 0101.06 compliant. Basically the same stuff we all wear on duty right now. Now let's talk about what sets it apart from technology of the past.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Eustress Me!  

May 8, 2014

Seeking stimulus makes you stronger when you do it properly, but don't blame law enforcement for your three failed marriages and bad liver.

Are You Having a Heart Attack?  

May 5, 2014

Not all heart attacks begin with the sudden, crushing chest pain that often is seen on television or in the movies. In one study, one-third of the patients who had heart attacks felt no chest pain.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

Heart Trouble  

May 5, 2014

What is certainly true is that the lifestyle of many working law enforcement officers amounts to a recipe for heart disease.

<p>Photo: Lenco</p>

Lenco BombCat: Built to Take the Blast  

May 2, 2014

Known to the company and its customers as the "BombCat," the EOD model BearCat was, like most of the company's products, the result of a customer request.

<p>Photo: Michael Schlosser</p>

Suspect Contact and Control  

May 2, 2014

It's critically important for you to be able to control the suspect at the point of initial contact, and it is equally important for you to have control tactic options once the initial contact is made.

<p>Photo: Vincent Taroc</p>

Stop and Frisk?  

May 1, 2014

Many people who use the term "stop and frisk" fail to realize that there actually is no such concept in the law, and that the phrase "stop and frisk" couples two constitutionally distinct activities that do not necessarily coincide. This misunderstanding is easily traced to the coincidence in Terry v. Ohio.

<p>Photo: Becky Leavitt</p>

Glock G42 .380 Pistol  

April 30, 2014

As more and more manufacturers began offering polymer frame .380 pistols Glock realized it was passing up a share of this growing market. The result was the launch of the Glock G42 .380 ACP pistol earlier this year.

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