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How to Compare 9mm Vs .40 Caliber  

May 13, 2016
The FBI’s decision to switch back to 9mm pistols and ammo is based on studies of wound ballistics and shooter performance.

Facial Recognition: Art or Science?  

April 27, 2016
Generating a list of high-quality leads using facial recognition technology is now within reach for agencies of all sizes. Learn how facial recognition works, best practices for capturing probe images, and new breakthrough image pre-processing techniques that anyone can employ.

12 Things You Need to Know About Rifle Optics  

April 26, 2016
In order to help you decide what optic best suits your needs, POLICE Magazine spoke with some experts on the tactical operation of firearms optics. And the following are 12 things they said you need to know about these essential accessories.

Making the Case for FBI-CJIS Security Policy  

March 31, 2016
Is your LPR data secure? It is your responsibility to determine whether vendors that serve you operate in compliance with the FBI-CJIS Security Policy. Get the answers you need to evaluate your providers, including Top 10 Questions to Ask by downloading the whitepaper: Making the Case for FBI-CJIS Security Policy.

How to Buy a Duty Holster  

February 17, 2016
Carefully consider safety, security, and your body type before selecting gear to carry your sidearm.

How Skokie PD Grew Their Storage Solutions  

December 29, 2015
How a department's storage needs kept up with its fast growing community.

How to use 3D laser technology to generate significant savings for your inter-agency investigation team  

October 28, 2015
The Clackamas County, Oregon CRAFT team was challenged with limiting road-closure time and opening roadways faster. The inter-agency team with one full-time and 18 on-call reconstructionists purchased the FARO Focus3D X 330 Laser Scanner and have successfully reduced roadway closure times and saved the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office more than $28K in overtime hours alone in just under 16 months of operation.

How to Handle Stress On Duty  

August 10, 2015
You can take steps to improve your well-being at work before you reach the breaking point.

How To See Through Walls and Into Buildings  

May 1, 2014
Just as infrared (IR) and thermal scopes made seeing in the dark possible, a relatively new technology, called wall penetrating radar (WPR) makes "seeing" through walls and into buildings possible. WPR's are specifically designed and optimized for their radar signal to traverse through walls of buildings and other similar barriers, reflect off objects inside those structures, and return through the original barrier to the WPR.

How to Understand Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities  

May 17, 2016
When it comes to claims about the effectiveness of handgun ammo, don’t believe the hype.
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