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Policing in 2056  

Rather than create a wish list of police gear we would all like the future to bring, we're going to try to show how the technologies in development and the events of today will affect the law enforcement officers of the future.

Wear Testing the Haix Black Eagle Tactical Boots  

Earlier this year, Haix worked with POLICE Magazine to launch a contest to find agencies to wear test their Black Eagle Tactical 20 boots and provide feedback. Of the many departments that applied, a lucky three were selected. 

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The End Game  

Many people watching the Black Lives Matter movement have long seen its goal as quite literally changing the way law enforcement officers do their jobs, forcing you to pull back and avoid confrontations with black suspects. And while the final moves of that strategy have yet to occur, the pieces are moving into place.

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Hound Labs: Sniffing Out Marijuana  

The Hound is completely different in that it measures the amount of THC in a person's breath – which stays there for only a matter of hours at most. It measures blood alcohol content through breath as well.


How to Deal with Witnesses  

The success or failure of your investigation will depend on how you deal with witness information.


2 LA Officers Attacked While Investigating Hit and Run

Two Port Barre, LA, police officers were treated for injuries over the weekend after a hit-and-run investigation led to a violent confrontation with some neighborhood residents, according to Chief Deon Boudreaux.

Family Has Hope Baton Rouge Deputy in Coma Will Recover

Since July 17, the family of East Baton Rouge (LA) Sheriff's Deputy Nick Tullier, 41, has stood vigil by their son, waiting for him to emerge from a coma. It's been more than 90 days since Tullier answered the call to take down an active shooter targeting officers.

Officers, Suspect Trapped Together Before Fatal Shooting on Colorado Campus

The two police officers who fatally shot a machete-wielding man Oct. 5 on the University of Colorado campus were trapped in a stairwell with the man, and fired their weapons when he ignored their orders and quickly advanced on them.


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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