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Ballistic Transformer  

March 1, 2009

By Melanie Basich

Imagine one item that can be deployed as a bomb blanket, a ballistic shield, and a litter for moving the wounded, just for starters. Protective Products International's Multi-Functional Armor Blanket (MFAB) does all this and more.

Extra Sensory Perception  

March 1, 2009

By David Griffith

Advances in thermal imaging and night vision equipment are making these great law enforcement tools less expensive and easier to use.

Standardizing SWAT  

March 1, 2009

By Robert O'Brien

Last year—40 years after the creation of SWAT teams—the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) established the first-ever national SWAT standards. That's something that many SWAT practitioners and observers consider long overdue.

Tactical Uniforms  

March 1, 2009

By Melanie Basich

Read about the newest BDUs, tacpants, and jumpsuits for law enforcement.

Mumbai: You Would Have Shot Back  

January 1, 2009

By David Griffith

American law enforcement would react faster, with more courage than its Indian counterparts and that would make it harder for terrorists to slaughter citizens.

Evaluating the State of American Law Enforcement  

December 1, 2008

By David Griffith

The truth is that the state of American law enforcement is a very fluid thing.

Urban Shield: The Best Training Anywhere  

November 1, 2008

By David Griffith

For two years the Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff’s Department has organized and hosted Urban Shield, the nation’s largest SWAT exercise. The 48-hour competition involves 25 tactical teams working 24 realistic scenarios. This year’s event was held Sept. 12–15, and POLICE editor David Griffith was on the scene.

TREXPO East 2008: Keynote Speakers Share War Stories with TREXPO Crowds  

October 1, 2008

By David Griffith

The police officers who attended this year's TREXPO East keynotes were awed by the patriotism and heroism of the men who spoke at the event. They gathered afterward to shake hands with and have their pictures taken with these great Americans.

Police Product Test: Under Armour Generation II Tactical Pants  

October 1, 2008

By Scott Smith

In the last few years UA has introduced product lines in such diverse areas as hunting, working out, and casual wear. Now Under Armour also has a line of tactical wear, which includes the Generation II Tactical Pants.

Why I Joined the Bomb Squad  

September 1, 2008

By David Spraggs

By the time you read this article, I should have completed the six-week basic course at the FBI/Army Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville, Ala. Which means I will be well on my way to becoming a certified bomb technician, a career aspiration that many people—including fellow cops—consider crazy.

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