Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...
By Michael L. Janin
Because the high-powered Taser has been so swiftly fielded by so many agencies, there is no consensus on how officers who carry the weapon should be trained. Despite the fact that Taser International no longer emphasizes that all users should be stunned with the weapon, people at the company believe there are many reasons for departments to consider mandatory exposure.
By Mark G. Stainbrook
Smoke still rolled on the horizon and sporadic gunfire could still be heard around the city when I was ordered to report to the Palestine Meridian Hotel for reassignment. We were in the fabled city of Baghdad, and it was a chaotic mess.
By David Griffith
A show like IACP often involves about a thousand or more exhibitors, hawking a wide variety of products and services.
In post-war Iraq, the only order will come from the work of good cops.
By Dave Spaulding
Law officers who face multiple (potential) opponents are in a perilous, if not deadly, situation. The proper response to multiple offender confrontations can be summed up as follows: avoid, evade, and counter.
By Devallis Rutledge
A pretrial identification procedure is considered too unreliable if it is "so impermissibly suggestive as to give rise to a very substantial likelihood of misidentification."
By Commander Gilmore
Some countries' cops have to deal with unique problems.
By Charles Gary
In retrospect, last year’s sniper crisis is as much an anomaly as it is a brilliant case study, holding surprises that would have rattled the most veteran of public information officers PIOs. But while it is impossible to anticipate every media situation, a few guidelines do exist.
Cops are caught between a rock and a hard place on illegal immigration.
Obviously, no reasonable officer is going to risk his or her personal safety or the public safety in order to satisfy rules regulating the admissibility of evidence in a criminal trial, or even to avoid personal civil liability.