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Warrant Arrest Runner  

April 28, 2015

By Amaury Murgado

You're asked to help arrest a known felon with an active warrant for burglary. Since the suspect is a known runner you have to consider how to limit his mobility, among other things, as you begin your planning.

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Search Warrant Basics  

April 28, 2015

By Devallis Rutledge

There are good reasons why officers need to become more comfortable with writing search warrant applications, and to delay non-emergency searches until warrants can be obtained.

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More Than a Body Cam  

April 28, 2015

By Ryan Mason

Departments choosing a body camera must determine what system best fits their needs and their budgets. One of the contenders in the police body camera market is Utility.

Where's the Apology?  

April 17, 2015

By David Griffith

So…Where is the apology from all the people who smeared Wilson? I mean when you spend seven months accusing a peace officer of being a racist, murdering cop who shot an 18-year-old "boy" in cold blood while that "child" tried to surrender and then you find out he was actually an honorable officer of the law defending his person against a vicious attack by a huge, powerful, and enraged man, well maybe you owe that officer a "Hey, bro, my bad."

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Magic Lessons  

April 10, 2015

By Dave Smith

Magicians use humor and empathy to lower your guard, so keep yours up and don't relax just because the subject you are dealing with seems "nice." Rather, you should be the one to use humor and empathy to lower the guard of the people you're dealing with: suspects, witnesses, and internal affairs alike.

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All Lives Matter  

April 10, 2015

By Raymond Cowin

What really angers me, however, is the fact that the protesters are using the rally cry, "Black Lives Matter." While they are correct in what they say, wouldn't a better cry be "All Lives Matter?" And that includes the lives of law enforcement officers who have to make split-second decisions while under attack.

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Practical Flashlight Techniques and Tactics  

April 6, 2015

By Dean Caputo

Any article on law enforcement operations and the use of flashlights can be controversial and much will have been covered in the past. But let's see if I can offer some fresh thoughts on the subject.

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Police Product Test: Chinook Medical Gear Life Kit  

March 31, 2015

By A.J. George

The Life Kit contains the bare essentials for quick treatment of major bleeding or penetrating wounds, all in a super-compact package that can be carried in any cargo pocket.

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Police Product Test: Tru-Spec 24-7 Hoodie and Ascent Pants  

March 31, 2015

By A.J. George

Sometimes we have the need to carry a few essential pieces of gear without advertising our mission to the world. Tru-Spec's 24-7 line of apparel is aimed squarely at this need and offers ultimate comfort with excellent utility.

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Computerizing K-9 Search-and-Rescue  

March 27, 2015

By Jim Okerblom

Some volunteer K-9 search-and-rescue groups rely on cloud-based Mission Manager Incident Management software to help manage their personnel and equipment, and also enhance situational awareness in the field.

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