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<p>Photo: First Tactical</p>

Police Product Test: First Tactical 1-Day Plus Backpack  

Covered in MOLLE webbing, the 1-Day Plus has the ability to accept an endless array of additional pouches and accessories. The webbing itself is what First Tactical calls its Lynx laser cut webbing.

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Police Product Test: Point Blank Guardian Front-Opening Vest  

Point Blank's Guardian vest is aimed squarely at the need for a more utilitarian approach to body armor. Think of something detectives might wear over their business attire when responding to an active scene: simple armor protection that provides identification and is customizable to the needs of the officer.

The 2016 POLICE Presidential Poll  

There have been few presidential elections in U.S. history where both major party candidates were so disliked by much of the electorate as this year's contest between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.

Curiosity and Urgency  

If you are to be taken seriously as a law enforcement officer, you must develop both your sense of curiosity and your sense of urgency.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

You Did What?  

Officers who make a mistake should report it immediately. Lying to cover up a mistake is a much greater offense.

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Video: Man Steals Patrol Car, Dies in Crash on CA Freeway

A man who jumped into a patrol car and sped off on the 110 Freeway died Thursday morning after driving off a transition road and crashing near downtown Los Angeles, police said.

Man Shot and Killed by California Officer Tuesday Had Twice Been Ordered Deported

A Ugandan refugee fatally shot by police in El Cajon, Calif., on Tuesday had twice been ordered by an immigration judge to be deported because of criminal convictions but was allowed to remain in the United States when Uganda refused to accept him, officials said Thursday.

Video: LA Deputies Refuse to Work High School Football Game After Players Take Knee During Anthem

Some Jefferson Parish, LA, deputies are refusing to work extra detail shifts at Bonnabel High School football games after a majority of the team took a knee during the national anthem during last weekend’s football game.

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In Patrol Blog

Los Angeles Police Commission Tells Officers to Run Away, or Else

It sure must be easy to talk about “redeploying” an officer’s position while sipping a Diet Coke or bottled water while sitting in...

Over Accountability in Policing

Policing has always had dangers associated with the profession. Physical, emotional, and psychological threats have always...

Haters Gonna Hate

It appears Howard Bryant, a columnist employed by ESPN, is offended by police officers being honored by professional sports teams....

   
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Duty and Tactical Boots 2016
Whether you are walking a beat, working a perimeter, or...
Scenes from Police Week 2016
On Friday May 13 more than 20,000 people, including...
 
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