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The Force Scientist

March 23, 2010

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.

Officers Praise Safety Features and Ergonomics of Sleek New Ford Patrol Vehicle

March 12, 2010
Ford unveiled the vehicle at a private fleet event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Law enforcement fleet managers who attended the event were impressed by the vehicle's power, safety features, and ergonomics.

Crime Scene Photos: Show Some Common Decency

March 11, 2010

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 Next Generation of Patrol Cars

February 25, 2010

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.

The Peter Principle

February 12, 2010

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.

Game Over

February 12, 2010

ADSI, which specializes in the production of transparent and opaque armor for the U.S. military and the engineering of shooting ranges, has teamed up with an undisclosed German company to create one of the world's most sophisticated and versatile live fire simulators, the T2 Training System.

Sneak Attacks

January 31, 2010

These shooters didn't know the officers they killed; they just knew they were officers. All they saw in their sights were badges.

SHOT Show: Law Enforcement Product Companies Plan Major Debuts

January 31, 2010

Back in the late 1970s when the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) established a trade show for the hunting and firearms industry, no one could have predicted that the exposition would become a major stage for the unveiling of law enforcement products. But that's what the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show has become.

Oakland SWAT Ambush: After-Action Report

January 7, 2010
The report details a cascade of mistakes that led to the tragic deaths of Sgt. Mark Dunakin, Officer John Hege, Sgt. Ervin Romans, and Sgt. Daniel Sakai. It faults the Oakland PD for poor communication, weak command and control, and poor planning.

Top 10 Law Enforcement Stories of 2009

December 30, 2009
Which stories will make the PoliceMag.com list of the top LE stories of 2009? You can bet you'll find President Obama on this list.

Holiday Gift Guide

December 29, 2009

It's pretty hard to find the right gift for anyone this time of year. Buying gifts for cops is especially difficult. That's why the editors at POLICE have assembled this quick look at a dozen great gifts that any cop would love.

Bright Ideas in Lightbars

December 29, 2009

Today, law enforcement lightbars are becoming even more high-tech with the adoption of light emitting diodes (LEDs) and computer controls. Many lightbars also now feature modular design that allows an agency to replace and repair modules rather than the entire system.

Let Them Know You Care

December 22, 2009
Today, a new generation of Americans are fighting for our freedom overseas, but there are no great Christmas songs being written and sung for them. Like the Vietnam generation before them, they are largely forgotten by a public too concerned about domestic issues to care about them, and they are demonized in popular culture as "kill crazy" murderers.

Cruising for a Bruising

December 22, 2009

Even though it was toward the back of the exhibit hall, it was hard to miss Oshkosh Defense's new Tactical Protector Vehicle (TPV) at this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police show. It's an imposing vehicle.

Unarmed Victim Zones

December 14, 2009

Like civilians trapped in a store, bank, or restaurant when a gunman barges in and starts shooting, the Fort Hood soldiers were left with their bare hands as their only weapons.

Law Enforcement Software 2009

November 30, 2009

Read about this year's innovative computer software that makes your job easier.

Fighting the Wrong Battle

November 30, 2009

More officers may choose to leave their vests in their lockers on hot days or just choose not to buy them.

Unintended Consequences

November 12, 2009

For now, the question that some industry experts are raising about this new NIJ standard - at least off the record - is one of necessity: Was it really necessary to change the standard?

TREXPO East 2009: Grossman Wows Crowd with Two-Part Keynote

October 30, 2009

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book "On Killing," has some harsh truth for any American who believes that the war on terror and the war on crime are over.

TREXPO East 2009: Active Shooter Panel Focuses on Tactics and Training

October 30, 2009

More than 60 officers attended an Active Shooter Panel discussion at TREXPO East, participating in a lively discussion of how to respond to lone gunmen, coordinated attacks, and even terrorist incidents.

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