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Associate Editor of Police Magazine and a retired patrol supervisor and investigator with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Sgt. Dean Scoville has received multiple awards for government service.
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Blog - Patrol - August 2012

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<p>Photo courtesy of Dave Young.</p>

The History of Crowd Management  

August 28, 2012
Riot lines of officers with little protective gear in the 1920s gave way to the use of chemical agents in the 1970s.

Video: NYPD's Empire State Building Shooting  

August 27, 2012
It's small wonder that the news media reported the shooting outside the Empire State Building last week as a mass shooting—it certainly appeared to be. Only it wasn't a mass shooting by a suspect, but by cops.
<p>CC_Flickr: <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/64540855@N07/5878418781/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>marsmet523</a></p>

Are You Dealing With A Super Genius?  

August 24, 2012
An ABA Journal story recalled the rewards that can come from perusing others' scribblings. About the only thing these mental mavericks lack is a prognostication on how long a sentence they'll get for the sentences they write.
<p>Photo via ACLU.</p>

Author Interview: 'If There Were Any Victims'  

August 9, 2012
Author Bill Louis says that based on what those files contained, from 2005–2007 most crimes occurring in the town, including rape, murder, and child molestation, were never investigated.
<p>Photo: Kelly Bracken</p>

Put Yourself Out There  

August 6, 2012
Of course, guys like me were the dummies in this equation. The truth was that the nail sticking out didn't necessarily get hammered. An incredible amount of the time it got promoted.
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