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This Never Happens in the Movies  

August 1, 2004

By Commander Gilmore

Errant money bags, food-covered roads, and a silicone thief.

Rallying the Troops  

August 1, 2004

By Mark G. Stainbrook

Morale. It is a very subjective word. In law enforcement we often hear that a department has poor morale or great morale, or maybe no morale. But what exactly does that mean?

Blood Clotters  

August 1, 2004

By Dr. L. Heiskell, Dr. B T. Olesnicky, & Dr. S. Vail

Medical personnel have known for years that approximately 80 percent of combat deaths occur within 30 minutes of wounding, often because of loss of blood

Leadership Relationships  

July 1, 2004

By Mark G. Stainbrook

There seems to be a constant change of roles between officers based on rank, position, and seniority. We on the inside know that relationships between cops of different ranks are far more complex than what you see on a line organization chart.

How to Work with Resort Security  

July 1, 2004

By Lois Pilant

Private security is one of this country’s biggest growth industries, bringing in billions of dollars every year and ranking as one of the fastest growing sectors in the global economy. In the last decade it accounted for the largest number of new jobs; it has grown so fast that security officers now outnumber police officers 3 to 1.

Bullet Barriers  

July 1, 2004

By Melanie Basich

Body armor is sometimes all that lies between you and a suspect's attack. It has saved officers' lives countless times. Not wearing it is not an option. As a law enforcement officer you're a walking target and, like it or not, a ballistic vest is the best protection you have against the bad guys' bullets.

Who Speaks For You?  

July 1, 2004

By David Griffith

Police organizations and unions should take care when voicing opinions for all cops.

Think Before You Run  

July 1, 2004

By Gary T. Klugiewicz and James G. Smith

Running after a suspect can place you in a situation where you can be easily attacked, injured by accident, or even have a heart attack.

Incident to Arrest  

July 1, 2004

By Devallis Rutledge

A new Supreme Court ruling expands officers’ vehicle search capabilities.

We Are What We Laugh About  

July 1, 2004

By John MacKenzie

Don’t give up on humor just because others don’t “get it.”

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