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Tactical Medicine in Transition  

So if emergency medical response during critical incidents is now going to be performed by patrol officers and individual SWAT operators, do law enforcement agencies still need tactical medical support? The experts say yes and for a variety of reasons.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

Radios: Your Lifeline is Evolving  

Officers have come to rely on both their in-car and portable radios for critical intelligenc. Here's a look at some trends in police communications today and some evolving technologies that will radically change them in the near future.

Taking Down Tsarnaev  

Last April 19, Revere, Mass., Police Chief Joseph Cafarelli was leading the North Metro SWAT team as it participated in a massive manhunt. Units from federal, state, and local agencies—including North Metro SWAT—were literally going street to street and even building to building searching for the surviving Boston Marathon bomber.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

Lowering the Shields  

Whether you work for a large department or a small department, if you're responsible for keeping the peace, then you should be training in the latest mobile field force tactics.

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Police Product Test: Team Wendy Bump Helmet  

A good helmet is an essential piece of kit for any tactical operator. The helmets of today are lighter, stronger, provide better protection, are customizable, and are comfortable. Team Wendy's Exfil LTP Tactical Bump Helmet fits all of these criteria.

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2 Officers Wounded, Suspect Killed in Texas Standoff

Hildalgo County, Texas, authorities say a gang member wanted for capital murder was killed Tuesday evening after he shot two police officers and opened fire several times during a standoff that lasted more than three hours.

Michigan Trooper Wounded at Flint Standoff, Suspect Found Dead

An 11-hour standoff on the north side of Flint, Mich., ended when officers used construction equipment to remove the roof of a dwelling on Sherman Avenue, finding one person dead Wednesday.

NTOA to Hold Covert Lock Defeating Seminar at Annual Conference

The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) has announced a Covert Lock Defeating Seminar to be held during the 31st Annual Tactical Operations Conference & Trade Show, September 21–26, 2014 at the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, Ala.

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Suicidal Active Shooter: The Answer

You've only got two options with the information you've received. Shoot the suspect or get him to place his weapon on the floor...

Hardening Physical Targets

With the exception of the military-related attacks at Fort Hood and the Washington Navy Yard, terrorists and criminals are more...

What LE Can Learn From the Kenya Mall Attack

These types of attacks illustrate the pattern that terrorists are committed to inflicting death and destruction anywhere to...

   
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