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Suspect-Initiated Interrogation  

January 9, 2013

Once a custodial suspect has been given Miranda warnings and has acknowledged his understanding, he might waive his rights and submit to questioning, or he might invoke—either by indicating that he doesn't want to talk, or by requesting counsel.

<p>Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com.</p>

Shots Fired: Billings, Montana 05/24/2012  

December 20, 2012

The officer behind the wheel of the cruiser, Sgt. Shawn Finnegan, thought he'd recognized one of the BMW's occupants as a criminal whose frequent flier miles with local law enforcement had netted him an active $50,000 warrant.

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

Blauer's Clash and Blitz Boots  

December 20, 2012

Blauer's first foray into footwear brings something new to law enforcement: the BOA technology snowboarders have been using to securely tighten their boots for decades.

<p>Photo: Ed Santos</p>

Tactical Level Lighting  

December 19, 2012

Just five years ago, a 200-lumen flashlight was considered amazingly bright. Now, advances in technology have made it possible to increase the power of even small flashlights to emit beyond 500 lumens of light, which is more than enough to illuminate a room and cause temporary blindness in suspects.

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

Police Product Test: Streamlight ProTac HL Flashlight  

December 19, 2012

The number of new product offerings from Streamlight has been impressive, especially among its ProTac line of compact handhelds. I've been using the company's newest, the ProTac HL, and after only a few weeks of testing, I'm sold.

<p>Photo via <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035555243@N01/5151649031/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Thomas Hawk</a>/Flickr.</p>

LEOKA: Beyond the Numbers  

December 17, 2012

Loggers are not hurt and killed on duty because some dirtbag tree doesn’t want to go back to jail and opens fire instead of surrendering to the inevitable.

<p>Photo courtesy of Douglas Cropper.</p>

Trooper Stops Wrong-Way Driver with Cruiser  

November 27, 2012

Maine State Trooper Douglas Cropper got a call that an elderly man was driving the wrong way down I-295 in Portland and was headed in his direction. The trooper was prepared to ram the vehicle, but was able to stop it by edging the nose of his patrol car onto the highway, forcing the driver to crash into him.

<p>Photo courtesy of Amaury Murgado.</p>

How to Approach Traffic Stops  

November 26, 2012

Experience teaches that there is nothing routine about what we do once we hit the streets. Traffic stops are no exception. A traffic stop generally has two threat levels; you are either at risk or at high risk.

<p>Photo: Jeff Goldberg</p>

New York's Mobile Trauma Unit  

November 21, 2012

Since its inception, the New York-based Mobile Trauma Unit (MTU) has provided critical medical support to law enforcement officers during national security events, high-risk enforcement operations, and training exercises.

<p>Photo: Boynton Beach PD</p>

Shots Fired: Boynton Beach, Florida 06/12/2012  

November 20, 2012

Reynolds saw the muzzle flashes from Wallace's .45 and darted to his left, sprinting across the blacktop and onto a gravel road. Bullets ricocheted off the ground at his feet. He ran for the cover of a telephone pole and returned fire, laying down six rounds of suppression fire. Munro opened fire, too. Wallace shot back.

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