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Unfair Criticism of U.S. Marshals  

Despite a three-year budget freeze and stagnating staff levels, the U.S. Marshals Service's Regional Fugitive Task Force (RFTF) units apprehended 73,422 fugitives last year. So why would the news media criticize their performance and commitment?

<p>Photo: St. Petersburg (Fla.) PD</p>

How to Use a Pole Camera to Clear an Attic  

Known as perhaps the most dangerous "fatal funnel" in police work, police officers clearing attic spaces are placed at a significant tactical disadvantage in which they are extremely vulnerable to attack. Tactical pole cameras are recommended technology for officers to reduce their risks when clearing attics, basements, or crawlspaces.

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

Police Product Test: Pelican Progear Vault Series iPad Case  

The Pelican ProGear Vault Series cases for iPad Air and iPad Mini may be the right combination of ruggedized protection and functionality that we've been looking for.

<p><em>Sgt. Kim Hamilton of the Williamsburg PD drives through a housing complex: &ldquo;Criminals know you can try to come through [Williamsburg]&mdash;but we&rsquo;ll catch you.&rdquo; (Photo: Kristine Meldrum Denholm)</em></p>

Williamsburg: Policing Where the Present Meets the Past  

A former NYPD cop, Hamilton moved to this quiet Tidewater community more than 15 years ago after her child waited for a bus in New York next to a dead body.

Dealing with Confirmation Bias  

One of the biggest things you can do to correct confirmation bias is to try to disprove your theories instead of trying to prove them. It seems it is human nature to stop working once you have proven your theory to your own satisfaction.

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Carjackers Hit Crowd in Philly, Killing 2 Children

Two men hijacked a white Jeep in northern Philadelphia on Friday, throwing its terrified owner into the back seat and careening into a group of people standing around a fruit cart. The fatal crash reportedly killed two children and severely injured three other people. Authorities are still hunting for the pair.

San Diego-area Officer Killed, Husband Jailed

An Escondido (Calif.) PD officer was shot and killed by her husband at their Murrieta home in San Diego County, which he torched Wednesday night after stashing her body in a storage locker.

Hundreds of LAPD Officers Sue City Over Labor Issues

In a dozen lawsuits, hundreds of Los Angeles police officers claim the city violates fair labor standards by making them work through meal breaks and stiffing them for overtime.

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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...

   
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