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Carrick Cook

Officer Carrick R. Cook is the Public Information Officer for the Arizona Department of Public Safety and a former motor officer with that agency.



Doug  Wyllie

Doug Wyllie

Doug Wyllie has authored more than 1,000 articles and tactical tips aimed at ensuring that police officers are safer and more successful on the streets. Doug is a Western Publishing Association “Maggie Award” winner for Best Regularly Featured Digital Edition Column. He is a member of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), an Associate Member of the California Peace Officers’ Association (CPOA), and a member of the Public Safety Writers Association (PSWA).
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Blog - Vehicles - July 2010

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The 2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV "detective" package will be available for order in October. Photo courtesy of General Motors.

2011 Chevy Caprice: Detective Package  

July 30, 2010
The detective model includes a traditional center console and floor shifter, whereas the patrol vehicle has an open center console with a shift lever strategically placed on the floor to provide space for police equipment.
Pasadena (Calif.) PD's Sgt. Mike Ingram and Tactical Flight Officer Brad May with the Bell 206B-3 JetRanger copter.

Flying a Helicopter: Three Inputs  

July 19, 2010
Flying a helicopter is a multitasking challenge that requires a pilot to manipulate a trio of inputs to control the direction, air speed and altitude of the airship.
Photo via Flickr.com (Aneurysm9).

Pushing the Envelope In Your Patrol Unit  

July 14, 2010
Nothing so raises the adrenaline charge like a fellow officer's radioed cry for help. That so many cops end up over-driving and crashing long before they get to that call for help is what makes for a briefing-room caveat.
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