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<p>Photo courtesy of Joe Young.</p>

Va. Officer Saves Family from Armed Jealous Ex-Boyfriend  

June 7, 2013

Officer Joe Young protected a family from a man recently released from jail who threatened his ex-girlfriend because she had a new boyfriend. Young was forced to shoot the man, who took his own life.

<p>Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto.</p>

Forced Blood From Impaired Drivers  

June 7, 2013

The Supreme Court has made it more difficult for law enforcement officers to obtain the most probative evidence of impaired driving—a measure of the alcohol concentration in a sample of the suspect's blood.

<p>Photo via <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/28402283@N07/3200436641/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Chuck Coker</a>/Flickr.</p>

Fourth Amendment Blues  

June 5, 2013

Essentially, because of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, you are damned if you do and damned if you don't. And the public has no sympathy whatsoever for your precarious position.

<p>Photo by Amaury Murgado.</p>

15 Things to Make Your Life Easier on Patrol  

May 29, 2013

I have created a list of items that I've found useful over the years. I recommend you use it to start or perhaps update your own list. Then make sure you carry everything you've decided you need in your squad.

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

50 Years After Miranda  

May 21, 2013

Officers on the job before 1966 knew that the right to remain silent was guaranteed by the Constitution, but no officer from that era ever thought it was his job to remind offenders of their rights. That changed with the arrest of Ernesto Miranda in March 1963 and the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that followed.

<p>Photos courtesy of Her BlueWear and Tru-Spec.</p>

New Uniforms Boast Comfort, Technology, and Tradition  

May 16, 2013

Law enforcement agencies across the country value functional uniforms. As fabric and design technology improve, manufacturers are able to create a more diverse array of products that enhance efficiency on the job.

<p>Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto.</p>

Shots Fired: San Dimas, California 06/20/1989  

May 15, 2013

Belmontez raised the knife and charged at the officers with rapid steps. That the man had a wooden leg had already been made known to Brown. What he didn't expect was that the 250-pound man had long ago become accustomed to walking with it.

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

Safe Prisoner Transport  

May 6, 2013

Every year, prisoners escape custody. But using the proper restraints and techniques for each prisoner transfer situation will help ensure the safety of yourself and other law enforcement officers.

<p>Photo by John Johnston, Ace K9.</p>

Dogs, Drugs, and the Fourth Amendment  

May 3, 2013

Two cases from Florida have brought the U.S. Supreme Court to two different conclusions regarding K-9 searches in 2013. One is an affirmation of existing practice, but the other breaks new ground and imposes new limits.

<p>Photo by Kelly Bracken.</p>

Random Thoughts About a Rough Week  

May 2, 2013

We, and I mean everyone in the United States, have just been through what President Obama called a "rough week."  Americans and American law enforcement rose to meet these horrors and battle this evil in ways that can only make us all proud.

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