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<p>Screenshot via CBS News.</p>

Sheriff's Dispatcher's Performance During Big Bear Shootout  

February 19, 2013
The incident underscores the essential role played by the dedicated emergency services dispatchers nationwide. These behind-the-scene professionals constitute a vital link to police officers every time officers leave their stations.
<p><span>The California State Capitol in Sacramento. Photo via&nbsp;</span><a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/78425154@N00/174259121/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Franco Folini</a>/Flickr.</p>

Keeping an Eye on Calif. Public Safety Bills  

February 14, 2013
A wave of new bills was introduced as California lawmakers reconvened at the State Capitol on Jan. 7 to start their legislative year. A number of them are of particular interest to law enforcement and deserve a close watch.
<p>Photo via&nbsp;<a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/64181740@N00/5717228547/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Emily Stanchfield</a>/Flickr.</p>

Out of Control on Gun Control  

January 24, 2013
What kind of philosophy is being exercised when Second Amendment naysayers condemn the whole of gun-owning Americans for the transgressions of people who by and large are not even gun owners but have appropriated the weapons?
<p>Photo: Kelly Bracken</p>

Informants and Promotion Exams  

January 7, 2013
Foremost among my thoughts on informants is that I wouldn't want to find myself at the mercy of anyone whose inclination to sell out others has been well established.
<p>Photo courtesy of <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/75803787@N00/15248790/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>7-how-7</a>/Flickr.</p>

Unlicensed Drivers: A Public Safety Menace  

January 2, 2013
The LAPPL welcomes a new study by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, which found suspended or revoked and unlicensed drivers are much more reckless on the road than validly licensed drivers.
<p>Photo courtesy of<a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/84617037@N00/2149104300/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;> Clearly Ambiguous</a>/Flickr.</p>

Obama's Election Victory and the Supreme Court  

December 27, 2012
What is the likely consequence of the re-election of Barack Obama with respect to judicial appointments, as they bear on law enforcement and public safety issues? In our business, we're trained to look for the clues. There are plenty of those to examine.
<p>Photo: Kelly Bracken</p>

A Whole Village to Raise…Only One Madman To Destroy  

December 20, 2012
I often wondered if the school would begrudge my occasionally sitting in some unoccupied office as I wrote for POLICE. And I had every reason to suspect that other officers would be willing to stop by the school and lend an unsubsidized vigil.
<p>Photo via <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/22809952@N03/3889090570/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Terry McCombs</a>/Flickr.</p>

8 Ways To Make Your Campus Safer  

December 14, 2012
After the dust settles on Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the campus protection community should once again be prepared to review our K-12 active shooter response emergency plans.
<p>Photo: Kelly Bracken</p>

What Will You Regret?  

December 6, 2012
There are things that I have wondered about such as those occasions when I found myself second-guessing a last second decision not to stop a car near the end of my shift: What might I have missed out on? Invariably, there is no answer to this question.
<p>Screenshot via ODMP.</p>

How To Honor Fallen Officers  

December 5, 2012
These officers who made the great sacrifice of their lives in service to others are treasures whose life experiences offer examples of how to live and work.
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