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Bob Gallegos and John Denner sat on TREXPO East's Active Shooter Panel Discussion.

TREXPO East 2009: Active Shooter Panel Focuses on Tactics and Training  

October 30, 2009

By David Griffith

More than 60 officers attended an Active Shooter Panel discussion at TREXPO East, participating in a lively discussion of how to respond to lone gunmen, coordinated attacks, and even terrorist incidents.

TREXPO East 2009: Hard Lessons  

October 30, 2009

By David Griffith

TREXPO East 2009 offered three days of classes covering topics ranging from knife defense to European tactical medicine techniques. Some of the best classes during this year's TREXPO East conference focused on terrorism and its effects on front line officers.

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TREXPO East 2009: Report from the Aisles  

October 30, 2009

By David Griffith

A tactical law enforcement trade show like TREXPO East tends to attract some fairly innovative tools. Walking the aisles, you could see the latest tactical vehicles, weapons, communications, and apparel. Here's a quick look at some of the things that caught our attention.

Portable Headquarters  

September 18, 2009

By Melanie Basich

With its military pedigree, Reeves' Incident Command Post (ICP) is built to meet military standard requirements for rain, wind, temperature, durability, blackout, and snowload. This generator-powered towed trailer pops out into a soft-walled shelter to serve as a portable command center on the fly.

Getting Attached  

September 18, 2009

By Tim Dees

One of the problems that military warfighters share with law enforcement officers is how to carry their tools of the trade so that everything is accessible and distributed in a way to ensure mobility and maximum comfort. The military developed MOLLE attachments to accomplish this, and that technology is assuming a role in street law enforcement.

Dave Cullen

Columbine: The Horror Writer  

September 18, 2009

By David Griffith

POLICE Magazine editor David Griffith recently spoke with "Columbine" author Dave Cullen about the psychology of Eric Harris, law enforcement response the day of the massacre, the investigation, and how school shootings can be prevented.

Tactical Headsets: 2009  

August 31, 2009

By Mike Scott

The use of headsets is prevalent in all law enforcement operations. And whether the needs are tactical or administrative, cops all want the same things from a  headset: clear communications, comfort, and durability.

Backing Into Space  

August 7, 2009

By Dave Smith

Dave Smith recounts his LAPD SWAT training, when he was "in the midst of a training scenario requiring a Spiderman-like trip from the top of a very tall building to a window on the sixth floor ... With only the hookers and cabbies of downtown Los Angeles to bear witness, I stepped backward into space 14 stories above the street."

TREXPO West: Hands-On Training for Attendees  

May 1, 2009

By Melanie Basich

Many attendees at the 2009 edition of TREXPO West in Long Beach, Calif., put their minds and bodies to work advancing their tactical and technical skills.

Endangered Species  

May 1, 2009

By D. Francis Ryan

What are you going to do when they come and close down your range? That's a question many firearms trainers are asking themselves all across this country.

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