These are the things that drive real police crazy about police movies and TV shows.
Tuesday, February 24 | Patrol
You know the scene: It’s a tense situation. A cop enters a room searching for a perp. He then makes a show of “racking” a service weapon, or putting a round in the chamber. The thing is, no cop would do that during this point in a call.
Effective analytics software can help you make right decisions about where law enforcement resources are most needed and strengthen your community-oriented policing programs.
Monday, February 9 | Technology
Pulling data from law enforcement records can be difficult, which is why an analytics software platform could be key to promoting relationships with the community. With a map-based tool, agencies can analyze their crime and calls-for-service data to create geographical profiles to see where crimes are being committed and reported. With these profiles, agencies can better see where officers need to be more visible and to interact with the community as a crime prevention tactic.
Here are some highlights from the crowded aisles of the show.
Thursday, January 22 | Weapons
It doesn’t seem to be a “year of the gun” but more of a “year of the gun stuff,” as many of the firearms manufacturers seem to be circling the wagons a bit and simply giving some of their biggest hitters a facelift. That isn’t to say there aren't a few standouts, though.
Going hands-on with the newest guns and gear.
Wednesday, January 21 | Weapons
The biggest challenge for me was to narrow down those firearms and products that are applicable to law enforcement and try to keep my eye from wandering to those I think would just plain be fun to shoot!
These laser-cut grip panels allow you to securely hold your firearm despite grease and sweat.
Monday, January 12 | Weapons
After some trial and error, the company's founder began producing laser-cut grip panels that not only fit perfectly but also provide a fantastic grip surface that is impervious to grease and sweat.
This eyewear attaches to the outside of your earmuffs so you don't have to worry about it affecting your hearing by breaking the seals.
Monday, January 12 | Weapons
One of my biggest frustrations is the sound intrusion that occurs because of my sunglasses when wearing earmuffs. FullPro Protective Gear has a solution called Sound Vision that eliminates this annoying problem completely.
Attending the memorials for the slain NYPD officers made many officers, including myself, both proud and angry.
Thursday, January 8 | Patrol
It was not the police and police supporters turning our backs on the mayor but the very presence of de Blasio, a self-righteous hypocrite, who dishonored the heroism and ultimate sacrifice of Liu and Ramos with his presence.
Wednesday, December 31 | Editor's Notes
What's most notable about the NLEOMF's new report on line-of-duty deaths in 2014 is the spike in firearms-related incidents and especially ambushes that resulted in officers' deaths in 2014.
Here are some video holiday cards from some leading law enforcement companies,.
Wednesday, December 24 | Patrol
Police Magazine asked some of the leading companies in law enforcement product manufacturing to send you some holiday greetings. Here's a list of links to their video cards:
The mayor of New York has alienated his police and now must seek to make amends,
Tuesday, December 23 | Patrol
The low-boil contempt for de Blasio, which has been building for months, erupted publicly on Saturday when dozens of cops turned their backs on the mayor as he arrived at the Brooklyn hospital where the bodies of officers Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael Ramos, 40, had been taken.