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Technology

Technology

Visit this blog for information about the high-tech tools of the trade such as rugged laptops, night-vision scopes, patrol video, robots and more.
Vehicles

Vehicles

New models of patrol cars and motorcycles, performance tests, and accessories are the subject of these posts.
Women in Law Enforcement

Women in Law Enforcement

A panel discusses topics that matter to women in a male-dominated field, such as professional appearance, special equipment and physical challenges.
Editor's Notes

Editor's Notes

PoliceMag editors cover topics that matter to cops.
Weapons

Weapons

Look for resources about new long guns, handguns and less-lethal tools. You’ll also read about blades and weapon accessories.
Gangs

Gangs

Retired gang investigator Richard Valdemar taps his deep well of experience to tell you about how to combat gangs in your jurisdiction.
Patrol

Patrol

Active and retired officers offer straight talk to officers and deputies working the urban and rural beats of this country.
Careers

Careers

Chief Bill Harvey gives new officers the information they need, as they make the adjustment from an academy dorm room to a police patrol car.
SWAT

SWAT

Read posts about tactical teams, active-shooter training, and other topics for SWAT operators.
Training

Training

Officers are continuously refining their defensive tactics, firearms training, and scenario-based responses with the methods and tools of law enforcement training.
Latest Posts

What Went Wrong in Jersey City?  

The Jersey City Police Department and the community leaders have to ask why the people of one neighborhood came out to honor a cop killer.

Friday, July 18 | Patrol

How did there become such a huge rift between the Jersey City police and the people that are sworn to protect? This didn’t start with the murder of Melvin Santiago. It is something that grows like a cancer over the years.

Warrior Tech's SafeCycle Chamber Verification Device  

SafeCycle provides quick and accurate confirmation that a rifle's chamber is empty, with some extras.

Wednesday, July 16 | Weapons

Warrior Tech, LLC took the chamber flag concept and improved upon it greatly. The company's new SafeCycle chamber verification device is similar to a chamber plug in that it provides quick and accurate visual confirmation that the rifle's chamber is empty, but goes above and beyond that in a few ways.

Video: Defeating the Clinch  

Strikes and counters that can be used at extremely close range in order to stop attacks and take suspects into custody.

Thursday, June 26 | Training

In the fourth edition of Police's Defensive Tactics Training videos, the instructors at the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., demonstrate strikes and counters that can be used at extremely close range in order to stop attacks and take suspects into custody.

How SCOTUS Cell Phone Search Warrant Ruling Affects You  

Searching most arrestees' cell phones will now require a warrant.

Thursday, June 26 | Patrol

On June 25, the Supreme Court ruled that the well-established exception permitting some searches incident to arrest does not apply to data searches of the arrestee's cell phone. But there are some details that you should know.

Taking The Power Seat  

Why police officers eat in public, in groups.

Monday, June 9 | Patrol

The tragic killings of two Las Vegas officers having lunch at a pizza place on Sunday morning brought me chills. It was reality check time for me. I realized that any officer is vulnerable to attack, at any time, at any place, doing any part of his or her job. Even on a "break," we know there are no breaks, no down time when we're on duty, in uniform.

Mass Killers: Gun Control is Not the Answer  

The fault is in the killers not in their chosen weapons.

Tuesday, June 3 | Editor's Notes

After a mass murder incident like Isla Vista, the media loves to run a lot of stories that imply such tragedies would surely be a thing of the past if we could just outlaw all the guns. Those same reporters rarely consider how much damage this killer could have done in a crowded classroom with a blade.

Video Review: Glock G42 .380 Pocket Pistol  

Glock's new palm-sized pistol is an excellent concealed-carry gun for law enforcement officers.

Friday, May 30 | Weapons

PoliceMag.com asked Sgt. A.J. George of the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police Department to give us his thoughts on Glock's new G42 .380 pocket pistol.

10 Reasons You Should Not Care About Police Week  

Do we really need to spend a whole week honoring police officers?

Friday, May 16 | Patrol

To help everyone out, I’ve come up with a pretty valid list of reasons why you shouldn’t care about honoring Police Officers. I’ll be honest with you, no matter what side of the camp you’re on, I think you’ll see my logic. Whether or not I agree with your logic, that’s a different story.

Abbreviated Candlelight Vigil Still Powerful, Poignant  

Bad weather delayed the start of the vigil, but it could not deter the crowd from honoring the fallen.

Friday, May 16 | Patrol

This year's ceremony honored a span of fallen heroes from High Sheriff John Cook of the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) Sheriff's Office whose end of watch was in 1804 to MIT Officer Sean Collier who was murdered during last year's manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

How are On-body Video Cameras Holding up?  

An overview of the good and bad of on-body video systems for police officers.

Friday, May 2 | Technology

There are many choices in on-body video cameras for officers. Here are the most important things to keep in mind when looking for those systems.

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