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David Griffith

David Griffith

David Griffith has been editor of POLICE Magazine since December 2001. He brings more than 25 years of experience on magazines and newspapers to POLICE. A Maggie award-winning journalist, his byline has appeared on hundreds of articles in POLICE and other national magazines.



Melanie Basich

Melanie Basich

Managing Editor Melanie Basich joined POLICE Magazine in 2000 (when her last name was still Hamilton). An award-winning journalist, she has covered such topics as agency budgets, officer suicide, emerging law enforcement technologies, and active shooter tactics. She writes and manages the product section of POLICE.
Editor's Notes

Blog - Editor's Notes - September 2012

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Police Links: Lady Cop  

September 28, 2012
Did you ever read comic books as a kid? If so, maybe you knew that once upon a time there was a DC Comics heroine called Lady Cop.
<p>Photo courtesy of Open Road Films.</p>

'End of Watch' Based On LAPD Cop's Patrol Duty  

September 20, 2012
Open Road's "End of Watch" was based on the experiences of Captain Jamie FitzSimons, a former LAPD patrol officer who worked South Los Angeles neighborhoods in the 1990s. This is the primary reason the movie rings true with an authentic approach to police work.
<p>Photo courtesy of Long Beach (Calif.) PD.</p>

3 Things You Want Dispatchers To Know  

September 17, 2012
Communication is a two-way street. We asked several officers for three things they want dispatchers to know, as a companion piece to our September feature, "10 Things Dispatchers Want You to Know."

PoliceMag Launches Patrol Podcast  

September 12, 2012
This uncharacteristically short blog announces the forthcoming Patrol podcasts I will be conducting for PoliceMag.com. You can listen to these podcasts in the Podcasts section of Policemag.com, or subscribe to our iTunes feed. The first one is available now.
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