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The second generation of 06 Standard-certified vests includes II and IIIA armor that weighs less than a pound per square foot while offering remarkable flexibility.

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How to Figure Out the Type of Call You're On  

To be sure, the hardest part of any call is figuring out what you have. Once you do, it's a matter of following protocol, policy, and filling out the right paperwork. And therein lies the rub; getting to that point. It's akin to solving puzzles or answering riddles.

Undue Process  

Unfortunately for Mosby and her team, you can't prove a criminal case with just theories and supposition; you have to have evidence.

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Wounds That Never Heal  

I asked about the suspect, and they told me they last observed him getting off of the elevator on the third floor. I notified dispatch and I headed to the third floor. The smart thing to do would have been to wait on my backup. But I was a rookie.

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Pass the Blue Crayon, Please  

All of us have activities that simply make us stronger and better, like working out or fishing or hunting or … coloring! Look, I don't judge (OK, maybe a little). Just find things that you enjoy and help you recover from the stress of your job.

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Video: Texas Community Fights Homeowners Association Over Blue Ribbons Supporting Police

After the recent Dallas police shootings, a resident in Cypresswood tied blue ribbons to trees along the road through his neighborhood. Days later, the homeowners association sent an email to the community asking that the resident come forward and take them down.

Indianapolis Officer Shot, Suspect Killed After Vehicle Pursuit

An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was shot, a second was injured and a suspect was killed during a traffic stop and police chase Monday night.

Woman Taunts Pennsylvania Officers at Hit-and-Run Scene

"Hands up, don't shoot!" one woman repeatedly shouted at the officers as they tried to figure out how to disentangle two cars locked by their bumpers.

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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....

Police Prevented Trump Protests in Anaheim From Veering Out of Control

Officers were deployed on foot and in patrol, motor and mounted units — and even in the air. I was certain the officers visibly...

   
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