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Madmen Cause Mass Killings, Not Guns  

February 8, 2017

By Jon Adler

Blaming mass killings in the United States on the availability of firearms is like blaming stupid comments on the availability of vocal chords.

<p>LAPD patrol car with battle damage from the North Hollywood Shootout. Photo: Los Angeles Police Museum/David Fryar<br /><br /></p>

North Hollywood Shootout: Baptism of Fire  

February 8, 2017

By David Griffith

Officer Zboravan recalls the infamous North Hollywood Shootout with lifesaving advice for officers who are shot.

<p>Photo: Baker Ballistics</p>

Portable Rifle Protection  

February 7, 2017

By David Griffith

Baker Ballistics has a new portable rifle protection system that offers multi-hit protection from armor-piercing rifle bullets.

Placing the Blame  

February 6, 2017

By David Griffith

There are probably no easy solutions to the problem of violent crime in America, but the fact that we can't keep the bad guys in jail, or even under close watch after we let them out, is a major problem.

<p>(Photo: FLIR)</p>

FLIR: Rapid Response to Radiation  

January 17, 2017

By Melanie Basich

Most law enforcement officers just need something to tell them when and where a dangerous level of radiation exists. Which is the purpose of FLIR's IdentiFinder R100.

<p>Reacting emotionally in a highly charged encounter can further escalate the situation unnecessarily.(Photo: iStockphoto.com)</p>

How to...Respond Instead of React  

January 17, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

One of the best strategies we can employ is to maintain our professional standards by calmly responding to highly charged situations instead of reacting to them.

<p>Photo: Kelly Bracken</p>

Tragedy in Bakersfield  

January 10, 2017

By David Griffith

Activists who have never been trained as law enforcement officers have demanded to know why officers didn't use other force options.

<p>Photo: &copy;ZUMA PRESS</p>

What Will Donald Trump Do to Help You?  

January 6, 2017

By David Griffith

Trump's supporters in the law enforcement community expect a lot from the new president. But what can the Trump administration really do to uphold the rule of law and assist police in their mission to enforce it?

<p>Photo: Chris Miller...Imagery/Palm Springs PD</p>

An Open Letter to President Trump  

January 6, 2017

By Ron Martinelli

Dear President Trump, you have vowed to make America great again. But I would like to speak with you about how you can make the law enforcement community and the American public safe again.

<p>Photo: Michael Schlosser</p>

Getting the Gun  

January 4, 2017

By Michael Schlosser

At some point in a law enforcement career, you may be faced by an assailant who is pointing a handgun at you. There are several disarming techniques. I will describe three.

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