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<p>Photo courtesy of Jon Adler.</p>

Protecting the Children  

February 20, 2013

FLEOA does not support anyone using the Second Amendment as a scapegoat for the Newtown tragedy. Instead, FLEOA is recommending a Safety Summit that includes law enforcement, the NRA, and legislators.

<p>Officers Eric Reynolds (left) and Christopher Munro. Photo: Boynton Beach PD.</p>

Florida Officers Take Down Armed Bank Robbery Suspect  

February 15, 2013

Two Florida officers pursued an armed robbery suspect. The driver stopped and engaged the two officers, both of whom survived the ensuing gunfight. The assailant did not.

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Shots Fired: Glendale, California 03/31/2008  

February 15, 2013

Gonzalez glanced back in Anderson's direction a second time. "Aw, shit!" he said, his facial expression leaving no doubt as to the sincerity of the sentiment. And with that, he tossed his soda on the ground and took off running around the corner and southbound on Adams Street.

<p><span>Illustration:&nbsp;</span><span>Sequoia Blankenship</span></p>

Myths Die Hard  

February 8, 2013

One of the things that never fails to amaze me is how often some precious belief I have turns out to just be a myth. Well, myth is a tough word because some of the meanings of "myth" are important, like: A legend or story that explains or demonstrates a virtue or message.

<p>Photo: iStockPhoto.com</p>

Consent Searches  

February 5, 2013

Warrantless searches are presumed to be unreasonable, but the U.S. Supreme Court has acknowledged that a warrantless search may still be reasonable under the Fourth Amendment if it falls within the guidelines of one or more of a limited number of exceptions.

<p>The ProTech Tactical TAC PR Plate Carrier. Photo courtesy of Safariland.</p>

Understanding Armor Plates  

January 25, 2013

Soft body armor ballistic vest packages are rated levels 1 through 4 by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) based on how much protection from ballistic rounds they are rated to provide. Similarly, armor plates are available in two different types or classes tested and recognized by the NIJ: type 3 and type 4.

<p>Photo courtesy of David Kleinman.</p>

Providing Trauma Care  

January 24, 2013

It can take time for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to arrive on scene. During that time law enforcement officers may be the only medical care available. So officers need to be trained to supply that care.

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10 Actions for Responding to a Veteran in Crisis  

January 24, 2013

Tens of thousands of combat-weary warriors are now being discharged out of the military, often without a game plan as to what they will do next. Many of them entered the military right out of high school, so being a warrior is the only job they've ever had.

<p>Map and Photo: iStockPhoto.com</p>

Shots Fired: Jefferson City, Missouri 12/10/2011  

January 22, 2013

The sight of the wagon pulling into the hotel parking lot caused Bohanan's heart to sink. He hoped that the suspect would drive through the hotel lot and continue on. He didn't want to have to deal with a desperate murder suspect loose in the hotel.

<p>Photo courtesy of Chuck Law.</p>

N.H. Officer Braves Gunfire to Rescue Two Wounded Officers  

January 11, 2013

Officer Chuck Law of the Stratham (N.H.) Police Department drove his cruiser directly into the line of fire during a barricade situation to evacuate two downed colleagues and get them treatment.

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