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Lt. Robert Parker served with the Omaha (Neb.) PD for 30 years and commanded the Emergency Response Unit. He is responsible for training thousands of law enforcement instructors in NTOA's Patrol Response to Active Shooters courses.



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Jose Medina

Officer Jose Medina is an active member of the Piscataway (N.J.) Police Department's SWAT team and runs Awareness Protective Consultants (Team APC) tactical training.
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Oakland Riot Strategy and Tactics (Part 2 of 2)  

July 29, 2010
I was particularly impressed by the "collapsing containment" tactic that effectively took ground away from rioters. What I was most impressed with was the disciplined professionalism by all the officers I saw.
Photo via Flickr.com (Capt. Tim).

Oakland Riot Strategy and Tactics (Part 1 of 2)  

July 27, 2010
I watched as police response, low key at first, transformed to counter the crowd that had turned into a riotous mob. I was highly impressed by the professional, organized and disciplined police response.
Image via Flickr.com (brooklyn tyger).

Searching For a Dangerous Suspect Can Tax SWAT's Capabilities  

July 12, 2010
When this highly conditioned team emerged from the woods, it was clear how totally spent they were. Nearly non-functional as SWAT, until getting some much-needed rest/sleep.

How SWAT Handled the Sacramento Standoff  

June 14, 2010
Sacramento County Sheriff's SWAT was called out to what turned into a 56-hour standoff—the longest in Sacramento history—at an 82-unit apartment complex. The suspect shot at SWAT officers, a robot, and the Armored Rescue Vehicle (ARV) on at least eight occasions.
More Ohio agencies are forming regional SWAT teams. 
Image via Flickr.com (Billy V)

Regional SWAT: Northeast Ohio's Experience  

May 25, 2010
Born of necessity, the regional SWAT concept has been around a long time, and has proven highly successful. Four suburban Cleveland, Ohio, SWAT teams are merging to form a single regional team, the latest in northeast Ohio.

Are Regional SWAT Teams the Answer In a Down Economy?  

May 4, 2010
I'll be the first to admit that it took me awhile to warm up to the regional SWAT idea. But after watching the benefits and successes of the concept, I've come to recognize its advantages.
ICX Technologies' SkyWatch mobile observation tower at POLICE-TREXPO West's range day. Photo by Paul Clinton.

POLICE-TREXPO West: Tactical Toys  

April 22, 2010
Once again, POLICE-TREXPO West exceeded my expectations. And once again, I came away with greater knowledge and appreciation for the law enforcement profession and also for SWAT—a profession within a profession.
Dr. Bill Lewinski of the Force Science Research Institute gave the keynote address. 
PHOTO: Kimberly Pham

POLICE-TREXPO West: Tactical Knowledge  

April 22, 2010
From the spectacular Long Beach Convention Center venue to the professional TREXPO staff and course instructors, and especially all the LE professionals who attended the conference and expo—all combined to make this one of the best TREXPOs ever.

Daryl Gates and the Origins of LAPD SWAT  

April 16, 2010
He may not have invented SWAT. Yet Gates was intricately involved in its creation, and like all great leaders in organizations who are presented with a great idea, he provided the push needed to get it implemented.

Pittsburgh Police Ambush: One Year Later  

April 12, 2010
As in Oakland, Pittsburgh police have had a very rough year, grieving and recovering from the murders of three fellow officers. All the while, continuing to serve and protect the citizens of Pittsburgh as the professionals they are.
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