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Contact Knowledge  

August 1, 2006

By Dan Pasquale

Everyone has their own list of local "Good Guys To Know." While it's great to have a guy on call to get the best restaurant recommendations and a killer deal on that new truck, it can be just as useful in your career of law enforcement.

Shots Fired: Tulsa, Oklahoma 10/13/2002  

August 1, 2006

By Dean Scoville

Officer Darren Bristow of the Tulsa (Okla.) Police Department came close to avoiding the entire episode. But isn’t that usually the case? It’s the cop who stays an hour longer than he’d planned…It’s the patrolman who swaps shifts to get a day off…It’s the trooper who decides to make just one more t-stop before calling it a day who ends up having a really bad shift.

Less-Lethal Tools for Off-Duty Carry  

August 1, 2006

By Adam Kasanof

Consider the following scenario: You are off duty in a neighborhood bar dealing with a belligerent drunk. You can’t leave. You’ve tried to calm the situation with words, and he’s still coming at you. You’ve called 911 and on-duty officers are on the way. But the guy attacks you.

Gerber Legendary Blades--Kinderer Rescue Knife  

August 1, 2006

By Scott Smith

It seems many manufacturers are determined to cover all of a user’s needs in one tool. However, if your overloaded pocket tool is roughly the size of a Snap-On mechanic’s box, the odds are it will be too cumbersome to carry all the time. What is needed is a knife and tool you can easily carry that still provides you with all the basics.

Knock Notice After Hudson  

August 1, 2006

By Devallis Rutledge

Never mind the headlines and the editorials proclaiming that the Supreme Court did away with the knock-and-announce requirement for execution of search warrants in the recent case of Hudson v. Michigan. The court did no such thing.

Cheyenne (Wyo.) Police Department  

August 1, 2006

By Bryn Bailer

Cheyenne is a city with a relatively low crime rate, averaging one or two homicides a year, and is home to residents who seem to appreciate the work officers do.

In Praise of Condition White  

August 1, 2006

By Dave Smith

Condition White is the internal focus we go into all the time. In Condition White, you are not focused on the outside world. You do NOT want to have this mindset on the street.

Tactical and Practical Handcuffing  

August 1, 2006

By Greg Amundson

Patrol handcuffing techniques vary by department policy and individual officer preference. The goal should always be simple and direct: Get the handcuffs on the suspect. However, being prepared with a handcuffing strategy and technique will improve your confidence on the streets.

Concealed Comfort  

August 1, 2006

By Melanie Basich

The latest in concealable armor provides comfort and flexibility while still offering the protection you need from everyday dangers on the job.

Limiting SWAT Liability  

August 1, 2006

By Eugene P. Ramirez

The good old days of being able to kick down doors, port windows, and throw flash bangs as officers run through a house are over. The modern theories of SWAT tactics now depend less on the old style dynamic entries on every warrant service. Instead, more teams are implementing the concepts of surround and call-out, limited penetration, wait and take down, sustained negotiations, and other similar tactics.
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