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<p>To maintain both officer and citizen safety as much as possible, Houston officers were working in a minimum of two-person teams in &quot;cage cars&quot; so they would have enough people on hand to help anyone they encountered as well as handle any other situations that might occur.&nbsp;Photo: Houston PD/Flickr</p>

Hurricane Heroes  

November 3, 2017

By Melanie Basich

When multiple hurricanes brought flooding and destruction in August and September, law enforcement officers mobilized to rescue residents and maintain order in the hard-hit areas of Texas, southern Florida, and Puerto Rico.

<p>According to the FDA, 400 milligrams per day &mdash; about the equivalent of three to five cups of coffee &mdash; is a safe amount of caffeine for an average, healthy adult. Some energy drinks, however, can go as high as 570 milligrams of caffeine in a single serving. Photo: Getty Images</p>

Drink Energy Drinks Responsibly  

November 3, 2017

By Anthony Settipani

If you're depending on highly caffeinated beverages to stay awake during your shifts, make sure you're aware of the effects and how much is too much.

<p>Remember to interview all witnesses separately. This prevents people from being influenced by each other&#39;s statements.&nbsp;Photo: Police File</p>

How To Conduct an Area Canvass  

November 3, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

You need to do a thorough search of the area surrounding a crime scene to develop leads and solve crimes.

<p>Axon Citizen helps people send evidentiary videos and images to police.&nbsp;Photo: Axon</p>

Axon: Public Evidence Submission  

November 2, 2017

By David Griffith

Axon's new Citizen feature for Evidence.com lets witnesses of crimes and accidents easily provide video and images from crime and accident scenes to law enforcement.

<p>David Griffith. Photo by Kelly Bracken&nbsp;</p>

In His Own Words  

November 2, 2017

By David Griffith

Slain Las Vegas officer Charleston Hartfield left a record of public service and a book of his thoughts on what it means to be a "public servant."

<p>Law enforcement has changed a great deal over the years, largely in response to lessons learned in major incidents. Photo: Police Historical Society and LAPD</p>

Learning from the Past  

October 16, 2017

By Mike Burg

By studying the threats faced by officers years ago, today's police can prepare themselves for what they might face and develop the tactics, the training, and the mindset to prevail.

<p>Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

2018 Police Motorcycle Testing in Michigan  

October 16, 2017

By Paul Clinton

Harley-Davidson adds performance-oriented stage kits to its pair of bikes, while Yamaha offers a police version of its FJR1300 sport touring model.

<p>Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

On Scene at the Michigan State Police Vehicle Test  

October 16, 2017

By Paul Clinton

MSP ran Ford's new F-150 and hybrid sedan responders, as well as a Dodge Durango, during the 2018-model-year evaluations.

<p>The Supreme Court recently overturned the Ninth Circuit &quot;provocation rule&quot; in which the circuit court allowed liability for excessive force when an officer &quot;intentionally or recklessly provokes a violent confrontation.&quot; However, the Supreme Court did not foreclose liability for improper tactics or injuries proximately caused by other constitutional violations. County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, 137 S.Ct. 1539 (2017). Photo: Police File</p>

Should I Stay or Should I Go?  

October 16, 2017

By Ken Wallentine

If you respond to a call involving a suicidal person who's not
endangering anyone else, it might be best to not intervene.

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