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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.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Stopping the Next 9/11  

September 1, 2008

By David Griffith

Experts say you deserve praise for being willing to withstand ridicule and even let bad guys win in court to prevent attacks. "If you ask me what law enforcement has done best since 9/11 is that they are stopping these plots in the beginning stages before they go operational," says E.J. Kimball, managing director of terrorism expert Steven Emerson's Investigative Project on Terrorism.

Countdown to TREXPO EAST 2008  

August 1, 2008

By Melanie Basich

TREXPO East is scheduled to host an exclusive screening of the documentary, "Drug Wars: The Colombianization of Mexico," on Tuesday, August 26. Even if you don't work anywhere near the border or live in one of the border states, chances are that drug and human traffickers are operating in your state, and possibly in your jurisdiction.

WMD Gear for the First Responder  

August 1, 2008

By Melanie Basich

New suits, masks, and breathing apparatus for first responders.

Tactical Body Armor  

August 1, 2008

By Angela Lu

A selection of the newest ballistic vests designed for high-risk SWAT missions.

The State of American Law Enforcement - SWAT: Breaking the Mold  

August 1, 2008

By David Griffith

LAPD brass is still trying to mold SWAT into a softer, gentler special unit that won't offend the politically correct sensibilities of community activists. But now for one of the few times in its distinguished history, SWAT is actually vulnerable to such pressure.

Shots Fired: Ogden, Utah 05-26-2006  

August 1, 2008

By Dean Scoville

Sgt. Burnett had worn the vest religiously throughout his career, but on this day he told his wife that for the first time he would go to work without it. She wasn't happy with his decision.

Outfitting the Officer  

July 1, 2008

By Melanie Basich

Read on for the newest uniforms, outerwear, and casual wear for law enforcement.

Shots Fired: Reno, Nevada 07•15•1999  

July 1, 2008

By Dean Scoville

Lessman inched forward. Beyond the refrigerator and deeper into the kitchen was a large table that had been upended on its side. He suspected that the table was shielding someone behind it.

What to Look for When Buying Night Vision  

June 1, 2008

By David Narkevicius

Most officer-involved shootings occur in low light conditions. Consequently, law enforcement officers need every advantage to help them recognize threats and offenders in low-light and even no-light conditions.

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