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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.

<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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Officer Fitness: Peak Performance and Recovery Training  

There are science-based methods that have been developed to help manage the physical and mental stresses placed on high-level athletes and these methodologies can be adapted to help manage the physical and mental stresses that are placed upon you by this profession.

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Video: Man Killed by Charlotte Officer Last Week Carried Stolen Gun, Family Knew It

The order, filed in Gaston County, said that Scott hit his child in the head with his fist, kicked his wife and threatened to kill them with his gun.

Video: Protesters Demand Charlotte Police Chief, Mayor Resign

During Monday night's city council meeting, protesters packed into the city's government center and asked Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney to resign.

Video: Jane Doe Free After Attack on Albuquerque Officer Because She Can’t be ID’ed

A woman attacked an Albuquerque police officer by bashing a rock on his head. Police were unable to identify her, and because of that, she was able to get away with the crime.

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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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