FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!
Featured Articles
<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>
<p><a style=&quot;height: 20px; width: 40px; position: absolute; opacity: 0.85; z-index: 8675309; display: none; cursor: pointer; background-image: url(&#39;data:image/png;base64,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

Improving Police Mental Health Response  

While mass shootings are most prominent in the nation's mind, mental illness is often part of the common calls officers face, including domestics, substance abuse, emotional distress, armed persons, and suicide by cop.

Caught in the Middle of Public Rage Against the Government  

Federal officers are not alone in drawing the ire of anti-government types. There's a lot of rage nationwide against all forms of authority...including you.

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

Why You Should Double Check for Accuracy  

Although law enforcement officers are given considerable leeway for reasonable mistakes, you don't get much slack for unreasonable mistakes that result from hasty reactions to bad information that comes from your own official sources.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Act As If..You're the Best Possible Officer  

If Wiseman is right we don't all need to get certified as safety experts, we need to act certified. If every time you made a traffic stop you acted like you were demonstrating to a group of cadets the right way to do a stop, what would you do?

<p>Photo: FLIR</p>

Explosives Detection In Hand  

Thanks to improved technology, trace explosives detectors are now smaller and easier to use. These handheld devices are sized to fit in a cargo pocket and can detect the smallest amounts of explosive materials and the precursors used to make bombs.

News

LAPD SWAT Officer May Have Suffered Career-Ending Wound

A Los Angeles police officer shot in the leg in a gun battle that left one of two suspected gunmen dead may have suffered a career-ending wound, his surgeon said Monday.

DA to Take NYPD "Choke Hold" Case to Grand Jury

A grand jury will hear evidence in the death of Eric Garner, a man who died after being put in an apparent chokehold by a New York City police officer during an arrest, to determine whether charges are warranted, the Staten Island District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday, reports CBS New York.

St. Louis Officers Shoot, KIll Knife-Wielding Man, Crowd Yells "Ferguson" Chants

"The store owner and the alderwoman said the suspect was armed with a knife, acting erratically, pacing back and forth in the street, talking to himself," said Chief Dotson, who spoke at the scene.

Blog

In Patrol Blog

What Went Wrong in Jersey City?

How did there become such a huge rift between the Jersey City police and the people that are sworn to protect? This didn’t start...

How SCOTUS Cell Phone Search Warrant Ruling Affects You

On June 25, the Supreme Court ruled that the well-established exception permitting some searches incident to arrest does not apply...

Taking The Power Seat

The tragic killings of two Las Vegas officers having lunch at a pizza place on Sunday morning brought me chills. It was reality...

   
Photo Galleries
<p><a href=&quot;http://www.policemag.com/freeinfo/15335&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>5.11 Tactical&#39;s</a> Trinity Polo for women features a buttonless placket and decorative stitching in addition to a moisture-wicking finish for comfort in warm weather.</p>
Polo Shirts 2014
For training and details that don't call for a traditional...
<p><a href=&quot;http://www.policemag.com/freeinfo/15350&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Tru-Spec&#39;s</a> 24-7 Series Original Tactical Pants made of a poly-cotton blend come in nine colors and feature a comfort fit slider waistband designed to accommodate a concealed weapon.</p>
Tac Pants 2014
When you're not wearing a traditional uniform, you need...
<p>Vault series case for the iPad Air.</p>
Pelican ProGear Vault Series Case for iPad
The Pelican ProGear Vault series case for iPad Air...
 
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine