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In the Crosshairs  

March 1, 2004

By Derrick D. Bartlett

What happened that day in Texas should have served as a wake-up call to law enforcement agencies worldwide. But the Texas Tower incident was treated as an anomaly, a once-in-a-lifetime event that couldn't possibly happen again. And the law enforcement community has chosen to largely ignore this threat.

After the Echo  

March 1, 2004

By Russ Clagett

It’s her left hand, and there’s a gun in it. I quarter her head with my reticle. Then I see her gun hand come up fully in line with the entry team members. She straightens her arm as if taking aim, and I squeeze the trigger.

Talking Him Down  

March 1, 2004

By David J. Terestre

Today's hostage negotiators are called "crisis negotiators." And with good reason. Today the responsibilities of these officers reach far beyond talking down hostage takers and now include suicide intervention, high-risk warrant service, and counter-terrorism operations.

Knock Before Entry  

February 1, 2004

By Devallis Rutledge

Is it always necessary to comply with knock notice before forcing entry to serve a search warrant?

Police Combative Academy principles Louis Marquez, left, and Hans Marrero, right, demonstrate an open-hand technique designed to knock a knife out of a suspect’s hand.

The School of Hard Knocks  

February 1, 2004

By David Griffith

The introduction comes in the form of a three-minute round of body sparring in a 6X6-foot ring against the trainers, all noted martial artists and police DT instructors in their own right. Both the students and the instructors wear 16-ounce boxing gloves and headgear, but they still get hit and it still hurts.

NRA instructors tested students’ judgment in deciding when to fire and trained them to scan the area after firing to remain aware of their surroundings.

Range Days in Paradise  

January 1, 2004

By Joe Kerper

A career in law enforcement on the warm and sunny island of Oahu may seem like a dream come true to most of the readers of POLICE. And after training with nearly 30 officers from the Honolulu Police Department, I can assure you that the reality is just as great as you imagine.

Standing is your best position for a long-range shot, but it also gives your adversary a big target.

Dialing Long Distance  

November 1, 2003

By R.K. Campbell

We all know that most police-involved shootings develop at a range of just a few feet. But there are exceptions. It’s not easy to hit a target in combat at long range with a pistol. But it can be done.

TREXPO East: Homecoming  

October 1, 2003

By David Griffith

Among the attractions at this year's TREXPO East were a wide variety of new tactical equipment, gear, and accessories on display in the Expo Center.

TREXPO East: SWAT School  

October 1, 2003

By David Griffith

Officers from throughout Northern Virginia and the D.C. Metro area were drawn to the Dulles Expo Center to learn the latest information about SWAT policies and procedures, anti-terror intelligence, and defensive tactics.

War on Wise Street: Aftermath: Overture to Disaster  

September 1, 2003

By Mandy Goodnight

The sequence of events leading to the police fatalities on Feb. 20 began on a cool Wednesday morning, one day prior to the Wise Street shootout.

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