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Seven Keys to Surviving Your Police Career  

December 3, 2014

In order to survive our complex environment, we must have a complete understanding and thorough working knowledge of what I call the "seven essential components" of a successful law enforcement career.

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Training: Keeping It Real  

November 26, 2014

We need to train like we fight so to speak, and the best way to do that is through some form of reality-based training. I mean scenarios, role-playing, dynamic training.

<p>Photo: Michael Schlosser</p>

The Rear Wrist Lock  

November 26, 2014

One excellent technique for gaining control of a resisting person that doesn't require you to take him to the ground or use a weapon is the rear wrist lock.

<p>Photo: Amaury Murgado</p>

What Records Wants You to Know  

November 21, 2014

The end of your report is merely the start of a process that involves many gatekeepers. The keys to getting past the gatekeepers are found within your agency's records section.

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The 5 Biggest Search-and-Seizure Myths  

November 11, 2014

Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court made the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule binding on the states in the 1961 decision in Mapp v. Ohio, thousands of published decisions from state and federal courts have applied the exclusionary rule to thousands of searches and seizures. It's no wonder the 50-year tidal wave of exclusionary decisions has left confusion and misunderstanding in its wake. Here are five areas of the law that seem to suffer the most in translation.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

Can Police Stop Killing Dogs?  

October 29, 2014

As with other police encounters involving civilians and what the public perceives as bad outcomes, many dog shooting incidents are captured on video and posted on the Internet. Some officers have even been fired for shooting dogs.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

The 5 Biggest Miranda Myths  

October 28, 2014

Some myths that have sprouted from Miranda have shown so much inertia that the Supreme Court has had to keep coming back to try to knock them down. Here are five of the most persistent.

Understanding Graham v. Connor  

October 27, 2014

Findings from Graham v. Connor will certainly be considered in the deadly use-of-force decision in Ferguson, Mo. Which is why every American law enforcement officer should have a sound understanding of the Graham case and what it means.

<p>Photo: Bryn Bailer</p>

Beyond CIT  

October 24, 2014

When it comes to the mentally ill, many police departments are finding themselves reluctantly cast as community "caregivers of last resort." Two agencies in Southern Arizona have developed a better way to respond.

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Inside the Mind of a Cold Case Detective  

October 21, 2014

The first thing a good investigator, especially a cold case investigator, needs to know is that you can't base your conclusions on past experiences because those experiences are not foolproof. The only way to solve a decades-old murder is through hard work.

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