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Lawyers and Miranda Warnings: Either/Or?  

September 7, 2012

It sometimes happens that a suspect's lawyer offers to surrender him for arrest and agrees to let his or her client be questioned, provided the lawyer is present during the interrogation.

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Municipal Bankruptcies: Running On Empty  

September 6, 2012

The bankruptcy filings swallowed by four California cities have left plenty of indigestion for officers. Like a rolling blackout on an electrical grid, fiscal distress has slowly crippled the police departments in these cities, bringing loss of pay, lower benefits, and layoffs.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Are You Ready to Win?  

September 4, 2012

Even though we now have these marvelous tools, the key to winning confrontations is still what is happening behind our eyes, not in our hands. Yes, great weapons help us win, but we have to have our minds right, before and during a life-and-death confrontation.

<p>Photo courtesy of Chicago P.D.</p>

Two Chicago Cops Save One of Their Own  

August 30, 2012

Officer Kirsten Lund and Sgt. Christopher Kapa responded to an officer-down call and immediately transported the profusely bleeding Officer Del Pearson in a squad car to a nearby emergency room, saving his life.

<p>Photo courtesy of Adam Pasciak.</p>

Shots Fired: Redford Township, Michigan 06/10/1998  

August 29, 2012

Sgt. Adam Pasciak's mind began to feel like it was starting to shut down when he heard more gunshots ringing out—a lot of them. Sgt. Jim Turner had witnessed what happened and continued the foot pursuit of the driver, exchanging gunfire as they ran.

<p>Photo courtesy of Tom Wetzel.</p>

Defense Against Standing Choke Holds  

August 29, 2012

If a suspect is trying to choke you, you are in a deadly force encounter and accessing your handgun would be appropriate. But depending on what direction the bad guy assaults you from and the accuracy of your shot placement, your gun may not always provide the best immediate option.

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

Crowd Management: Preparing for the Storm  

August 28, 2012

The good news is that crowd management and crowd control techniques have been refined over the last few years. The bad news is you're going to need them and more to keep the peace. So this is a good time to review crowd management tactics and prepare yourself for the hard days ahead.

<p>Photo: Scott Smith</p>

Police Product Test: Woolrich CC Shirt and Chinos  

August 23, 2012

Woolrich's Elite Concealed Carry Chinos and Discreet Carry Short Sleeve fit well, wash up well, and most importantly they keep your concealed carry firearm and a reload under wraps.

<p>Special Agent Chris Deedy (second from left) appears in court on murder charges. Screenshot via KITV.</p>

Convicted in the Media  

August 22, 2012

Special Agent Chris Deedy has been charged with second-degree murder in Hawaii following an off-duty shooting in front of a McDonald's in Waikiki. Headlines were quick to characterize Deedy as a killer and a murderer.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

The Dose Makes the Poison  

August 22, 2012

When you're a young officer, moderation seems likely to leave you missing more than a few good times. I think back to the "choir practices" I participated in as a young Tucson cop only to awaken in the afternoon looking for the train that hit me.

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