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Hide and Chic Purse Holster - DeSantis
This women's concealer offers an ingenious hidden handgun compartment that is...

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<p>Photo courtesy of Team Wendy</p>

Police Product Test: Team Wendy Bump Helmet  

A good helmet is an essential piece of kit for any tactical operator. The helmets of today are lighter, stronger, provide better protection, are customizable, and are comfortable. Team Wendy's Exfil LTP Tactical Bump Helmet fits all of these criteria.

The New Guard  

Capt. Rhonda Lawson, president of the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE), became the first female field captain in the Texas Highway Patrol's history. In her experience, many officers resent competition with minorities for desired positions.

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Reserve Officers: For Love of the Job  

At minimum, an LASD reserve officer's service will include logging 20 hours a month regardless of obligations posed by the reserve's regular job and family responsibilities. He may find himself working his own patrol car, standing guard in the cold along a parade route, or handling that "change of shift" report nobody else wanted.

<p>Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff&#39;s Dep. Richard Olszynski was featured in October 2010. Photo: POLICE file</p>

Shots Fired #100: Anywhere, USA  

For our 100th "Shots Fired" article, I'm going to step outside the normal formula of our concept and talk about some things I've learned and some heroic officers I've had the honor of interviewing.

<p>Horace Small&#39;s Generation Stretch line of uniforms incorporate lycra to provide the wearer with more comfort in the hot weather.</p>

Warm Weather Wear  

With increased heat in the summer months, law enforcement uniform manufacturers are creating products specifically for the season or adjusting their current products to be used universally.

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Video: New Mexico Deputy May Face Vehicular Homicide Charges

A Dona Ana County (N.M.) Sheriff’s Deputy may face vehicular homicide charges resulting from an April 1 collision near Las Cruces, in which she reportedly hit a pedestrian while responding to an Amber Alert.

Puerto Rico Officer Dies After Car Crash

Agent Marieli Santiago-Morales of the Puerto Rico Police Department died Wednesday from serious injuries sustained in a car accident on April 4.

Video: Man Opens Fire in LAPD Station, Officer Wounded

A Los Angeles police officer was shot and wounded Monday night when a man walked into the front lobby of the LAPD’s West Traffic Division and opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun.

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In Women in Law Enforcement Blog

Not Afraid to Be a Woman

Being feminine is often seen as a hindrance as opposed to an attribute when garnering respect from male coworkers because they...

Tips for Joining Investigative Units

Investigative units in law enforcement seem to be more welcoming to females than the more male-dominated units. This could be...

How To Deal With Pregnancy In Law Enforcement

Being a female in law enforcement has its challenges. Being a pregnant female in law enforcement is its own unique animal. I'm...

   
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<p>Beretta says its new Pico is the thinnest .380 auto made. The snag-free Pico&#39;s slide and frame are a true 18 millimeters at their widest point. The grip frame, sights, and caliber (go from a .380 to a .32ACP by changing the barrel) are all simple to modify. The chassis can accommodate a Lasermax Laser frame and be customized with a selection of colored frames.</p>
SHOT Show 2014
We sent Police Magazine contributing editor Mark W. Clark to...
<p>Arsenal Firearms&#39;&nbsp;<span>AF2011-A1 double-barrel 1911 pistol turned plenty of heads.</span></p>
SHOT Show 2013 In Pictures
SHOT Show 2013 plenty of new duty gear with a backdrop of...
 
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