American law enforcement officers must steel themselves for the Paris-style attacks that will surely happen here.
Friday, November 27 | Patrol
When these attacks occur, America’s first responders, police, fire, and medical teams will be in the middle of a war. Because our military is constitutionally forbidden to deploy within our borders, our law enforcement officers will be forced to take on the responsibilities of combat.
Chief Beck's Preservation of Life Award is a terrible idea that will put officers in even more peril.
Friday, November 13 | Patrol
This award will prioritize the lives of suspected criminals over the lives of LAPD officers, and goes against the core foundation of an officer’s training.
Disorder and disturbance, much like you see in many of his films, are what Tarantino’s remarks incite.
Friday, November 6 | Patrol
Tarantino may feel misunderstood, but make no mistake. He is a highly talented and accomplished screenwriter who knew exactly what he was doing in joining the demonstration and condemning police officers.
Strengthening bonds and improving communications between law enforcement agencies and the people they serve benefits both officers and the public.
Wednesday, November 4 | Patrol
At a time when citizens, whatever their race, are voicing valid frustrations about their fear of and disconnection from police, it’s not surprising that a system based on promoting an approachable, community-oriented department is showing significant appeal.
The anti-police bias of the media and the political expediency of a South Carolina sheriff have led to a massive injustice against a school resource officer.
Tuesday, November 3 | Patrol
The old adage of never let the facts get in the way of a good story is fully illustrated by this incident and another sacrificial lamb in the uniform of an American cop has been led to slaughter.
Friday, October 30 | Editor's Notes
For those of you who weren't able to attend this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference, we've gathered information about a selection of new products seen at IACP 2015 in Chicago, Oct. 25-27.
As I approach the end of my law enforcement career, I was asked an interesting question recently: Would you become a police officer today?
Thursday, October 15 | Patrol
I couldn’t pretend in good conscience that a new officer will have a career like I’ve had, knowing how drastically different a cop’s job is today.
Organizations that promote attacks on officers and war on police should be investigated by federal law enforcement as hate groups.
Thursday, September 24 | Patrol
Just as we have in the past, when this nation faced dangers from abroad and from within, we must come together as one people without regard to race or religion or political belief and resist this hatred.
Friday, September 4 | Patrol
On a recent radio broadcast for KPCC in Los Angeles, frequent POLICE Magazine PoliceMag.com blogger Randy Sutton served as a guest on the show AirTalk to talk about the ratcheting up of tensions between police officers and activists.
The law enforcement community is under attack, and this "Officer-directed Violence" needs to stop.
Tuesday, September 1 | Patrol
We can either be destroyed by ISIS and Al Qaeda terrorists from outside of our borders; or we can be destroyed from within by lawless criminal predators and society's violent criminal activists and police haters.