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An Air National Guard unit prepares for a flight into the war zone.

The Call Up  

April 1, 2002

By David Griffith

As the terrible events of Sept. 11, 2001, began to unfold, many Americans watched the burning North Tower of the World Trade Center on their TVs and wondered what kind of horrific airline “accident” had taken place in Manhattan. Then as the live TV cameras rolled, United Airlines Flight 175 sliced into the South Tower, confirming the worst fears. This was no accident; it was enemy action.

A Capital Success Story  

February 1, 2002

By David J. Terestre

According to media accounts, nearly 100 officers who joined the force during a 1989-90 recruitment drive-when background screening and standards were all but non-existent-were later charged with criminal wrongdoing.

If you don’t watch your back, a suspect just might put a bullet in it.

Watch Your 6  

January 1, 2002

By Gerald Garner

In any given year when we are willing to celebrate the fact that only 50 or so of our brothers and sisters were murdered in the line of duty, it is readily apparent that too many of us are still messing up — fatally — on far too many occasions. Nevertheless, we are doing a much better job of recognizing the fatal errors. And in many cases we are counteracting them.

Recruiting Women: Are We Doing Enough?  

August 1, 1999

By Wesley Harris

"Women can do this job."

Although the percentage of female cops in America still hovers at only around 10 percent, any doubt that women are just as competent and capable as males has been removed in many quarters and at many agencies.

Are You Ready for a Promotion?  

July 1, 1998

By Gerald W. Garner

You've packed off a gazillion puking drunks, officiated at countless barroom brawls, gone through a truckload of ticket books and restored relative tranquility to more scenes of domestic mayhem then you'd care to number.  You're ready for a new challenge. You are ready, at least in your own mind, for promotion.

The Longest Climb  

October 1, 1996

By Sara Roen

Networking, mentoring, career tracking; these are words more likely to be heard at the local chamber of commerce than in the front seat of a patrol car. Yet, as corporate America re-evaluates how it does business, female law enforce­ment officers are examining and adopting effective business tactics to attain top levels in their profession.

Cops' Kind Gestures Win Civilian's Admiration  

July 1, 1996

By Patricia A. Parker

The Orlando PD is fortunate to have such a conscientious field training offi­cer, whose sincerity and attentiveness will go a long way to mold new recruits into officers who know what it means to serve the community. It's a small gesture with big returns.

 

Rookie's Cool Thinking Quells a Deadly Encounter  

June 1, 1996

By Linda Kirk

The bar I now wear on my uniform serves as a daily reminder of how close I came to ending someone's life. My training taught me how to be an effective police officer.

Putting Out the Fire  

March 1, 1996

By John Pentelei-Molnar

Before you go scurrying to your training manuals to find out how some­one can be arrested for a felony when the basic crime is a misdemeanor, take a look at how San Diego (Calif.) police have managed to curb the number of domestic abuse homicides. Through an innovative domestic abuse policy, San Diego now has one of the lowest rates of domestic vio­lence homicides in the country.

Police Chaplains: Helping Hands  

February 1, 1996

By Sara Roen

Police Chaplain Phyllis Poe had been offering comfort and coffee last April at the Oklahoma City bomb site when a police officer, covered in dirt, approached her and said desperately, "You've got to pray with me."

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