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Police Product Test: Pryme NEP-BH Bone Mic/Headset  

September 30, 2015

By A.J. George

This could easily be mistaken for a music earbud and makes this a great system for undercover work. The microphone can be activated by either the remote push-to-talk switch or the main button on the radio itself.


The Guardians of the Border  

September 30, 2015

By Sylvia Longmire

United States Border Patrol agents regularly deal with conflicting or nonsensical information regarding policies and procedures, but they soldier on because they believe in the mission.

Crime: A Perfect Storm  

September 30, 2015

By David Griffith

America's rising crime rate is being driven by early release of violent prisoners, ineffective handling of criminal aliens, and the prosecution of police officers for doing their jobs, which makes officers hesitant to do their jobs.

United We Can Defend Our Citizenry  

September 30, 2015

By Jon Adler

Unfortunately, both leading political parties continue to talk a good-game, while failing to commit the funding needed for ICE and Customs & Border Protection to effectively capture, deport, and keep out violent aliens.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Mental Toughness  

September 4, 2015

By Dave Smith

It's called the McGuire-Ivey-Lattner Model of Mental Toughness, and coaches are using it to focus their athletes and build their mental skills. I think crime fighters should use it, too.


Reasonable Suspicion  

September 2, 2015

By Devallis Rutledge

In some cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that particular searches and seizures need only "reasonable suspicion" to be constitutional—not the higher justification level of probable cause. What's the difference, and when is reasonable suspicion sufficient?

<p>Trek Stealth Pack (Photo: Tru-Spec)</p>

Police Product Test: Tru-Spec Tactical Backpacks  

August 31, 2015

By A.J. George

Tru-Spec has added a few new packs for the everyday carry (EDC) market to its 2015 product lineup. The new additions, dubbed the Stealth and Trek Sling packs, are capable of managing a lot of gear in an optimally sized package.

<p>Photo: Carla Blazek, Tumbled Bones Photography</p>

Don't Reach for the Keys  

August 31, 2015

By William Harvey

Reaching into a vehicle and taking the keys to prevent a suspect from driving off is a tactical error that has sent many an officer for medical treatment.

<p><em>It&#39;s best to draw the TASER with your non-dominant hand, even if you transition to your strong hand after the draw. (Photo: Carla Blazek, Tumbled Bones Photography)<br /></em></p>

Improving ECW Tactics and Policies  

August 21, 2015

By Greg Meyer

A TASER is an effective tool when the situation calls for a non-lethal approach, but to properly use it, you need to do more than just pull the trigger.


Hotel/Motel Registry Checks  

August 21, 2015

By Devallis Rutledge

A supreme court decision might have the adverse effect of making it easier for motels conspiring with criminals to thwart police investigations. 

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