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The Reality of Police Retirement: Live Lean or Keep Working

September 22, 2014
Are you doing your retirement planning in the briefing room or through the patrol car window? It may be better to seek a financial professional who knows your police retirement system and can guide you though the intricacies of retirement.

We Don't Need to Relax Recruit Fitness Standards, We need to Prepare Candidates Better

August 26, 2014
Fitness standards should not be lowered to accommodate anyone, male or female. The job is the job, and the physical requirements are the same for men and women officers.

Combined Response to Active Shooters

August 22, 2014

The final element of an active threat incident is the response. This encompasses the police response to end the attack, Fire/EMS response to aid and evacuate the victims, and even law enforcement containment response to seal off the scene and preserve evidence.

Police Product Test: Pelican Progear Vault Series iPad Case

July 25, 2014

The Pelican ProGear Vault Series cases for iPad Air and iPad Mini may be the right combination of ruggedized protection and functionality that we've been looking for.

What Went Wrong in Jersey City?

July 18, 2014
How did there become such a huge rift between the Jersey City police and the people that are sworn to protect? This didn’t start with the murder of Melvin Santiago. It is something that grows like a cancer over the years.

Product Test: Vievu LE3 On-Body Video System

June 30, 2014

Vievu's LE3 is the company's latest small, lightweight, self-contained video recorder system. About the size and weight of a pager, this on-body video system can easily be worn on an officer's uniform.

Taking The Power Seat

June 9, 2014
The tragic killings of two Las Vegas officers having lunch at a pizza place on Sunday morning brought me chills. It was reality check time for me. I realized that any officer is vulnerable to attack, at any time, at any place, doing any part of his or her job. Even on a "break," we know there are no breaks, no down time when we're on duty, in uniform.

How are On-body Video Cameras Holding up?

May 2, 2014
There are many choices in on-body video cameras for officers. Here are the most important things to keep in mind when looking for those systems.

SCOTUS Backs Up Officers with Ruling on Anonymous Tips

April 24, 2014
The Supreme Court upheld a California traffic stop based solely on a 911 call reporting a reckless driver.

Remarkable Statistics on Officer Response to Active Shooter Incidents

April 12, 2014
The author reviews the PERF report on police response and results from 84 active shooter incidents from 2000-2010.

Lowering the Shields

April 1, 2014

Whether you work for a large department or a small department, if you're responsible for keeping the peace, then you should be training in the latest mobile field force tactics.

Military Vets Joining Law Enforcement

January 30, 2014

Men and women leaving active-duty military jobs would seem to be a perfect fit for police careers. But there are many obstacles in their way and hurdles they must overcome before pinning on their badges and joining the thin blue line.

SHOT Show 2014--Gear Roundup

January 17, 2014
We've compiled Police Magazine's take on of some of the products we found at the 2014 SHOT Show.

Video: How Former St. Croix PD Chief Survived Harrowing Gunfight

January 16, 2014
His arm shattered by bullets and his vehicle incapacitated, Howell took a tourniquet out of a trauma kit and used it to stanch the bleeding. Without that tourniquet and the proper training on how to use it, he would have likely bled out.

Video: SHOT Show 2014—Glock's New .380

January 14, 2014
Made to fit nicely on your ankle or in your pocket. The G42 is small, but it retains all the classic Glock controls and the feel of the Austrian gunmaker’s larger pistols. When you grab it, you’ll feel the ergonomics are pure Glock.

SHOT Show 2014—New Rifles and Handguns at Range Day

January 13, 2014
Glock garnered most of the pre-show hype for the .380 ACP market with its introduction of the Model 42 pistol. This is the Austrian gunmaker's smallest pistol to date.

Are You Ready for the Future of Policing?

December 30, 2013
There’s a chat-bot out there that knows what dialog to use to elicit the right information from the predator to get an identification and conviction. So maybe in the not too distant future, cyber detectives will not have to make their own undercover profiles and spend hours chatting with sexual predators.

Video: Officer Safety Training Tip: Using Leg Strikes

December 19, 2013
Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques.

Public Response to In-Custody Deaths

September 17, 2013

The chances of an in-custody death subsequent to police use of less-lethal weapons sparking a media firestorm in your city are ever growing. So it is imperative that your agency be prepared to respond to the public and media when an arrest-related death occurs.

Police Product Test: Micro-Times Attic-Clear Camera Pole

August 27, 2013

The Attic-Clear iPhone/Smartphone Camera Pole is not a broomstick, but a well-made piece of tactical equipment that is well suited for the job at hand.

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