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Fly the Deadly Skies  

December 18, 2015

By Jon Adler

When intel fails, and screening fails, and technology fails, the air marshals are the final layer of protection for air traveling Americans.

<p>Photo: Kelly Bracken</p>

What the Hell Are We Doing?  

December 18, 2015

By David Griffith

ISIS won't give a damn about your skin color or your politics. They will just see Americans.

<p>Glock G43 Pistol</p>

2015 Police Reader Choice Awards  

December 16, 2015

By David Griffith

This year POLICE featured hundreds of products in our coverage of law enforcement technologies, tools, weapons, and apparel. We have determined these 20 products to be the most popular covered in the magazine during 2015.

Self-Inflicted Wounds  

December 3, 2015

By Devallis Rutledge

There are times when "tactical language" may be the only thing some suspects respond to. But that doesn't mean profanity should be your default method of communicating with everyone with whom you come in contact.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Monkey Business  

December 2, 2015

By Dave Smith

Whenever we gathered, we knew someone was getting a "monkey" so just in case it was you, you stayed alert to the issues of the meeting.

<p>Photo: Angel Armor</p>

Police Product Test: Angel Armor Truth Series Trauma Plate  

November 30, 2015

By A.J. George

Made of Angel Armor's high-quality ballistic material, the plate is rigid enough to take a solid blow but provides just a bit of flex for comfort.

Under the Influence  

November 17, 2015

By Melanie Basich

You notice a driver weaving in and out of traffic, so you signal with lights and siren for him to pull over. He definitely seems out of sorts, so you conduct the standardized field sobriety tests, which he fails. But when you administer a breath test, his blood alcohol content (BAC) is way below the legal limit for alcohol–despite his clearly exhibiting signs of being under the influence. What you have here is most likely a case of "drug driving."

<p>The TacVent attaches to the carrier and lifts the carrier and armor one-half inch from the wearer to allow cooling air flow. (Photo: TacVent)</p>

TacVent: Cooling System  

November 17, 2015

By David Griffith

Jeff Shelton says throughout much of his law enforcement career he wouldn't wear body armor for the same reason that many officers refuse to wear their vests, heat and discomfort.

Make Them Pay  

November 17, 2015

By David Griffith

Last month within about a 10-day period several on-duty law enforcement officers were denied service at outlets of some of the largest restaurant chains in the country. You've read the stories, but I'm going to take you back through one that really makes my blood boil.

Rage Against Active Shooters  

November 13, 2015

By Jon Adler

Given the alarming increase in active shooter incidents, Americans are now forced to construct a mental pre-set to prepare for a lethal encounter with a madman. Fighting back is obviously easier said than done, but playing possum is not a viable survival option.

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