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Less-Lethal Tools  

November 6, 2017

By Melanie Basich

These options provide officers with many ways to respond with less-lethal force.

<p>Photo: First Tactical</p>

Police Product Test: First Tactical Defender Shirt and Pants  

November 3, 2017

By A.J. George

First Tactical's Defender tactical uniform is heavy duty and jam packed with features without feeling heavy.

<p>Using a modified power lock from the ground, completing the move pulls the attacker down to the ground as well.&nbsp;Photo: Dave Young</p>

Change Your Thinking About Gun Grabs  

November 3, 2017

By Dave Young

Do you have the training and gear to protect your duty weapon or are you just hopeful nothing will happen?

<p>To maintain both officer and citizen safety as much as possible, Houston officers were working in a minimum of two-person teams in &quot;cage cars&quot; so they would have enough people on hand to help anyone they encountered as well as handle any other situations that might occur.&nbsp;Photo: Houston PD/Flickr</p>

Hurricane Heroes  

November 3, 2017

By Melanie Basich

When multiple hurricanes brought flooding and destruction in August and September, law enforcement officers mobilized to rescue residents and maintain order in the hard-hit areas of Texas, southern Florida, and Puerto Rico.

<p>There are three main reasons a victim may not report a cybercrime: the amount of money involved is too small to worry about; they don&#39;t believe anything can be done about it, and/or they don&#39;t know where they can report such crimes</p>

Fighting Cybercrime at the Local Level  

November 3, 2017

By David Griffith

Computer criminals can be anywhere in the world, but the victims are here, so American law enforcement has to investigate and respond. Unfortunately, most agencies don't have the tools or know-how to do so. 

<p>According to the FDA, 400 milligrams per day &mdash; about the equivalent of three to five cups of coffee &mdash; is a safe amount of caffeine for an average, healthy adult. Some energy drinks, however, can go as high as 570 milligrams of caffeine in a single serving. Photo: Getty Images</p>

Drink Energy Drinks Responsibly  

November 3, 2017

By Anthony Settipani

If you're depending on highly caffeinated beverages to stay awake during your shifts, make sure you're aware of the effects and how much is too much.

<p>Photo: Getty Images</p>

Eight Keys to a Successful AED Program  

November 3, 2017

By Brandon Griffith

A properly trained officer with an automated external defibrillator can save a life, but only if an agency commits to fielding AEDs.

<p>Remember to interview all witnesses separately. This prevents people from being influenced by each other&#39;s statements.&nbsp;Photo: Police File</p>

How To Conduct an Area Canvass  

November 3, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

You need to do a thorough search of the area surrounding a crime scene to develop leads and solve crimes.

<p>Axon Citizen helps people send evidentiary videos and images to police.&nbsp;Photo: Axon</p>

Axon: Public Evidence Submission  

November 2, 2017

By David Griffith

Axon's new Citizen feature for Evidence.com lets witnesses of crimes and accidents easily provide video and images from crime and accident scenes to law enforcement.

Two Management Keys for Small Unit Leadership  

November 2, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

Through surprise inspections and follow-up, supervisors can stay on top of things and accomplish their goals and objectives.

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