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<p><span>A female police officer makes an arrest in the 1980s.&nbsp;</span>Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Police Historical Society.</p>

The First Female Patrol Officers  

September 21, 2012

By Dean Scoville

The dawn of the contemporary female officer came in 1972. It was a moment in time where law enforcement's and the public's attitude toward women with badges began to change and female officers began to be perceived as "real police."

<p><span>Officers Kris Kubasta (left) and&nbsp;<span>Jenni Byrd.&nbsp;</span></span>Photo: Nick Byrd.</p>

Officers Save Two Sleeping Women from Burning Home  

September 19, 2012

By Melanie Basich

A few hours after ringing in the new year, Officer Jenni Byrd of the San Jose Police Department spotted a growing fire through the window of a woman's home. She and Officer Kris Kubasta rousted the sleeping woman and her friend upstairs and brought them outside to safety.

<p>Photo courtesy of Chicago P.D.</p>

Two Chicago Cops Save One of Their Own  

August 30, 2012

By Melanie Basich

Officer Kirsten Lund and Sgt. Christopher Kapa responded to an officer-down call and immediately transported the profusely bleeding Officer Del Pearson in a squad car to a nearby emergency room, saving his life.

<p>Photo: IMPD</p>

Ind. Officer Blocks Drunk Driver To Save Injured Partner  

April 18, 2012

By Melanie Basich

Officer Christin Rudell of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department stood in harm's way and fired her weapon on a drunk driving suspect to prevent the woman from running over her beat partner with a car again.

<p>Woolrich offers its boxy CCW short-sleeve shirt. Photo: Scott Smith</p>

Casual Clothing for Concealed Carry  

April 16, 2012

By Scott Smith

Police gear suppliers are stepping up to the concealed-carry challenge, creating shirts and pants that don't print and provide easy access to your weapon. These same companies are also creating footwear and packs that don't scream "cop," yet meet your needs.

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

SHOT Show 2012: Report from the Aisles  

February 1, 2012

By Paul Clinton and David Griffith

Despite the industry's attempt to transform shooting sports and self-defense into some kind of video game for the Generation Z folks, there was still plenty of serious hardware for law enforcement at this year's show.

<p>Screenshot: Univision.</p>

Blue on Blue: The Speeding Miami Cop  

December 6, 2011

By David Griffith

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper's decision to pull over a speeding Miami PD cruiser on Florida's Turnpike sparked blue-on-blue tensions that verged on childishness.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

Your Just Deserts  

December 6, 2011

By Dave Smith

As a student of human performance I am always amazed at the way we pay lip service to the winning mindset. It seems we think that if we just say this or that to ourselves, or visualize ourselves doing this or that, we will become winners. Simple, right? Wrong.

<p>Illustration: LaMar Norman</p>

Shots Fired: Edina, Minnesota 11/16/2000  

December 6, 2011

By Dean Scoville

By ten o'clock that morning, Edina Police Officers Mike Blood and Shelby Lane were relying on parkas and hot coffee to stave off the cold when they heard a call go out for a bank robbery in progress. For Edina's finest, things were about to warm up considerably.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com.</p>

9/11: In Memoriam  

September 1, 2011

By Melanie Basich

In all, 72 police responders from municipal, state, and federal agencies lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We would also like to pay tribute to all those who later succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the terrorist attacks and working amid the rubble.

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