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Your first priority is moving the clothing that is concealing your weapon.

IWB Concealed Carry Holster Draw

Drawing from an IWB can be entirely different than drawing from your duty holster. Points of consideration include: placement of the weapon on the body, retention systems of the holster, and the layers of clothing that might be covering the firearm. With these variables in mind, let's look at how to draw from an IWB, regardless of where it is located on your belt line. For more, read Drawing from Non-Duty Holsters.

5.11 Tactical's Trinity Polo for women features a buttonless placket and decorative stitching in addition to a moisture-wicking finish for comfort in warm weather.

Polo Shirts 2014

For training and details that don't call for a traditional uniform, polo shirts provide functional details and a professional look.

The correct position for administering chest compressions to a K-9 is very different from that of a human patient. Photo: Robin Zuckerman

K-9 First Aid Basics Gallery

At a minimum, veterinarians recommend that K-9 handlers carry a first-aid kit, learn how to give injections, and know how to administer oxygen. A brief session with your veterinarian or even a vet tech should be sufficient to learn how to correctly give injections. Here are some photos to illustrate proper first-aid techniques.

For more information about first aid that handlers should know, read the POLICE Magazine article K-9 First-Aid Kit Basics.

Gain wrist and arm control in anticipation of resistance.

Handling Passive Resisters

In an age of Occupiers, officers must gain control of passive resisters who refuse to leave a location, yet won't actively fight. Gain compliance with these five strategies that will help you gain wrist and arm control, place a subject in the arresting position, and use a control hold. For the full story, read "Passive Resister Response." Photos courtesy of Michael Schlosser.

Counterfeit Police Products

A retired officer started The Counterfeit Report website to alert consumers about fake products and help law enforcement investigators spot these goods during investigations. View several examples of fake police products, and then read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Craig Crosby.

When you're facing a suspect as a lone officer, a rear leg sweep will help quickly gain control.

Handcuffing Suspects: 3 Techniques

Too many officers try to handcuff a suspect while he or she is still fighting. Before you can handcuff a suspect, you must obtain control. Here are three techniques for when you're on your own (rear leg sweep), with a partner (rear takedown), or with a group of three or more officers (the swarm). Read our feature, "Closing the Gap," for the full story. Photos by Amaury Murgado.

Officer Craig Durling approaches the cab of a tractor-trailer to issue a citation and return the driver's paperwork.

Commercial Enforcement Violations

The two officers of the Torrance (Calif.) PD's Commercial Enforcement Unit mostly cite mid-size truckers for an array of violations including a truck with a 20-foot palm tree clipping electrical lines. View a gallery of some of the more unusual violations. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of TPD.

Camden County Police officers took over patrol duties on May 1.

Camden County Police On Patrol

New officers with the Camden County (N.J.) Police Department's Metro Division took over patrol duties from the now-disbanded Camden Police Department on Wednesday. Officials promised more boots on the ground to deal with the crime-plagued city. Read more here. Photos courtesy of Nicholas Henderson/Camden County.

This officer's "Bad Boy" tattoo references Inner Circle's "Cops" theme song.

Blue Ink: Reader Police Tattoos

We asked you to show us your "blue ink," and many of you responded with images of your law enforcement tattoos that carry a personal significance regarding a fallen partner, inspirational Biblical reference, or special accomplishment. Photos courtesy of PoliceMag.com readers.

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