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Where's the Apology?

April 17, 2015

So…Where is the apology from all the people who smeared Wilson? I mean when you spend seven months accusing a peace officer of being a racist, murdering cop who shot an 18-year-old "boy" in cold blood while that "child" tried to surrender and then you find out he was actually an honorable officer of the law defending his person against a vicious attack by a huge, powerful, and enraged man, well maybe you owe that officer a "Hey, bro, my bad."

Bait Devices Help Law Enforcement Crack Down on Cellphone, Tablet Theft

April 13, 2015
Through its bait program using Assisted Patrol-equipped devices, Dayton arrested and convicted four individuals who had been arrested for a total of 45 felonies and theft from automobiles in the downtown precinct decreased by 80%for over one year. These results were achieved without stakeouts and with no overtime expenses.

'Fixing' Police Training

March 31, 2015

In the wake of last year's anti-police demonstrations, politicians made a lot of promises to "fix" policing and retrain officers to use force more sparingly. Now that some of these programs are being implemented, we are seeing the training may be sacrificing real world common sense about violence in favor of politically correct ideology.

Tuff Products Dual-Purpose Tactical Kit

March 9, 2015

The T.A.S.K. with P.T.K. is a leg rig that holds four AR-15/M4 magazines, EMT shears, latex gloves, surgical tape, modular bandage, tourniquet, and a chest seal. It's made of rugged 1680-denier black ballistic nylon and double-layered scuba webbing.

Portable Crime Scene Management

February 28, 2015

CrimePad takes full advantage of the iPad's capabilities. The app can be used to record voice, capture video, and take non-evidentiary photos.

Mobile Forensics in Transition

February 28, 2015

One reason why there is so much demand to move the preliminary forensic analysis of mobile devices out of the lab is that agencies are realizing the value of knowing what is on a suspect's or even a victim's smartphone during an investigation.

Analyzing DNA Blueprints

February 27, 2015

Parabon NanoLabs' Snapshot does much more than reveal an unknown subject's hair color and eye color. It can also be used to determine a subject's ancestry in detail.

There's a Person Behind the Badge

February 25, 2015

The court has established that law enforcement officers are human and make mistakes and cannot be convicted of a crime for making an objectively reasonable mistake.

The Virtual Reality Machine

January 18, 2015

You quickly realize when working a scenario in the new Theater from MILO Range Training Systems that it's a new kind of use-of-force simulator. Not only does the Theater system provide an immersive multiple screen experience, the images projected on those screens react to your movements.

SHOT Show 2015 Sneak Preview

January 16, 2015

Each January the leading manufacturers of firearms, gear, equipment, and apparel debut many of their new products at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show. Here's a quick preview.

Shots Fired: Westbrook, Connecticut 04-08-2013

January 13, 2015

The Impala's driver side window shattered. Bullets slammed into the car's cockpit. And Det. Wisner felt a searing pain in his left shoulder. There would be no foot pursuit.

Ballistic Face Shield

December 31, 2014

Priebe started to think about ways to remedy the problem of how to protect officers' faces while they are engaged in "routine patrol duties." And the result is the Citadel Defense Cide Shield.

Law Enforcement Companies Wish You a Happy Holiday Season

December 24, 2014
Police Magazine asked some of the leading companies in law enforcement product manufacturing to send you some holiday greetings. Here's a list of links to their video cards:

How to Start a Body Camera Program

December 21, 2014

Those who have succeeded in implementing wearable evidence capture programs say agencies may want to take a step back and make sure they are getting the right equipment and have the proper infrastructure in place to make their adoption of officer-worn video a success.

IACP 2014: Report from the Aisles

December 2, 2014

Here's a look at wearable video systems and officer-worn evidence capture equipment as well as some of the other cool products at IACP 2014.

Bullet-Proofing Your Rolling Office

November 26, 2014

The murder of Sgt. Cory Wride and the attempted murder of Dep. Greg Sherwood reveal a key vulnerability in American police patrol vehicles: lack of protection from gunfire.

Going Big: SUVs for Patrol

November 12, 2014

Many law enforcement agencies were unsure about what to do next when Ford retired the Crown Vic. Now agencies are buying SUVs to replace sedans for a variety of reasons.

It's Not About the Dogs

November 6, 2014

The point here is that when a police officer shoots and kills a dog, the reaction of the community is not really about the dog. It's about the owner's emotional loss.

The Plight of the "Pit Bull"

November 4, 2014

“My heart goes out to these dogs,” says trainer Brian Kilcommons, who is often called to assess the aggressiveness and socialization of pits. “These dogs are so maligned. They are tortured. They are fought. I cannot tell you how many of these dogs I have trained that make phenomenal pets.”

Dog Owners Can Prevent Violent Encounters Between Police and Their Pets

November 4, 2014

While the mainstream media and many angry dog owners believe the sole responsibility for these tragedies should fall on the officer who pulled the trigger. Often times, the pet owners made mistakes or were even irresponsible in controlling and training their animals.

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