The Mehserle story serves as a cautionary tale for all officers and all law enforcement agencies.
So should you chase or contain? It depends on the situation and what agency you work for. Just as there are a variety of threats to consider about suspects in flight, so too are there differences of opinion as to how to address the problem.
More serious crime breeds and multiplies something like bacteria in an untreated wound when petty offenses are ignored.
Today, protective eyewear is a must have for both law enforcement and military personnel, and you have a lot of makes and styles to choose from. Let's take a look at some of the latest duty eyewear.
Today, bandwidth is so precious that Congress and the FCC recently dictated the conversion of analog TV transmission to digital in order to free up the 700 MHz band for other uses, including 4G cellphones and public safety communications.
The sight of thousands of candles in the darkness of the memorial plaza and the surrounding streets is beautiful, mournful, and powerful.
Today, Kawasaki is once again making police bikes. The company's new Concours 14 represents its attempt at recapturing a share of the law enforcement market.
People who've witnessed Metal Storm's stacked munitions technology have a tendency to walk away with a look on their faces like they've just seen the future of tactical firearms. The concept is really that innovative and revolutionary.
They wanted to know why Walters didn't shoot the knife out of Collins' hand? Shoot to maim? Why would Walters be in fear for his life since he was wearing body armor? And they wanted to know, could an X-acto knife really kill you?
People who choose to force cops to shoot them to death often wound and kill bystanders and even cops in the process.
Can the police version of the Taurus sustain Ford's domination of the patrol car market? What we can say now is that the NGPI is a fine-looking automobile with the sleek lines of a luxury sports sedan; it performs like a muscle car; and it was designed from the ground up for police duty.
Wall is the inventor of the WallBanger DoorKey, a device distributed by Safariland that uses the explosive element of a flash-bang grenade to breach even some of the toughest doors.
Since 2004, POLICE-TREXPO keynote speaker Dr. Bill Lewinski and his team have dedicated themselves not only to researching human performance factors under stress and fear but also disseminating the research of other academics to rank-and-file officers.
Just like every woman on every porn site is somebody's daughter, every bloody corpse on those graphic death sites is somebody's loved one.
The police patrol vehicle market is not known for revolutionary innovation. But that business model is now metamorphosing in response to a rapidly evolving automobile market. This means that the once staid patrol car market is becoming turbulent and more innovative.
It's critical that only the best warriors get promoted up the ranks in law enforcement. Wearing sergeant's stripes or lieutenant's bars on your uniform has to be about more than just time served or passing a test.