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<p>Photo courtesy of Adam Pasciak.</p>

Shots Fired: Redford Township, Michigan 06/10/1998  

August 29, 2012

Sgt. Adam Pasciak's mind began to feel like it was starting to shut down when he heard more gunshots ringing out—a lot of them. Sgt. Jim Turner had witnessed what happened and continued the foot pursuit of the driver, exchanging gunfire as they ran.

<p>Photo courtesy of 6 Second Tactical.</p>

6 Second Tactical's APB Door  

August 21, 2012

The All Purpose Breaching (APB) Door can be used to train officers and firefighters to perform almost any form of breaching, using rams, hammers, shotguns, Hurst tools, and even door spreaders.

<p>The B.A.T.T. vehicle from the Armored Group.</p>

How to Find Funding for Specialty Vehicles  

August 17, 2012

The Homeland Security grants that seemed to grow on trees after 9/11 are not as plentiful as they once were. But that's not to say law enforcement agencies can't obtain grant funding for specialty vehicles. They just might need to approach it differently. 

Lessons Learned From Aurora  

August 17, 2012

The Aurora incident drives home the need to train today's first responders in medical response and triage. In a mass shooting there will be many victims with traumatic injuries and there will be a need to prioritize victims and administer advanced first aid.

<p>Brite-Strike&#39;s PIISA</p>

12 Really Cool New Police Products  

August 10, 2012

Here's a look at some products that really impressed or intrigued the POLICE staff in the last 12 months or so. Most are new. Some are just new to us.

<p>Nashville Police officers used military surplus boats to rescue residents during severe flooding in 2010. Photo courtesy of NPD.</p>

Military Surplus Gear: Abuse It and Lose It  

July 10, 2012

Last month the Defense Department cut off a very valuable resource for many of the nation's 17,000 law enforcement agencies. The Pentagon's 1033 program provides cash-strapped police and sheriff's departments with free military surplus.

<p>Photo courtesy of Tactical Electronics.</p>

Police Product Test: Tactical Electronics LPSS3 Pole Camera  

June 21, 2012

The LPSS3 really set itself apart from the other pole cams I have tested. Its ability to remain small until deployed at the desired length and its lightweight composite material translate into less burden on the operator.

<p>Officer Young received emergency medical care at Highland Hospital. Photo: iStockPhoto.com</p>

Todd Young's Long Road Back  

June 13, 2012

Shot on an Oakland street, Officer Todd Young endures numerous surgeries and continuous rehab to regain his status as a gang investigator and SWAT officer. His story is part of PoliceMag's "Returning To Duty" Web-only series about officers injured on the job.

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

Police Product Test: Shieldspike's Hammerspike Glass-Breaker  

May 17, 2012

Shieldspike has developed the Hammerspike specialty tool, designed specifically to eliminate the window glass in a building or vehicle. This close-quarters tool weighs only 1.5 pounds and is easily deployed with one hand.

<p>The author fires LWRC&#39;s M6A2 special purpose rifle. Photo: Alex Landeen</p>

Select Fire Carbines vs. Submachine Guns  

May 15, 2012

After the infamous 1997 North Hollywood Shootout in Los Angeles where the bad guys were equipped with armor that stopped pistol rounds, law enforcement agencies began adopting M16s, AR-15s, and M4s as "patrol rifles." But many tactical officers stuck by the pistol-caliber subgun.

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