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Beyond the Patrol Car

February 25, 2010

Police officers cannot travel by squad car alone. From motorcycles to ARVs, different details require different modes of transportation.

Smart Software

February 10, 2010

Software has greatly expanded the capabilities of law enforcement agencies and individual officers to help people and put away bad guys.

Stats at a Glance

January 27, 2010

CrimeReports' eponymous flagship product allows a law enforcement agency to show the public where and when crimes are being committed in their jurisdiction via online maps. The company's Command Central takes this idea one step further by putting these statistics in the hands of the agency itself.

Ammo at the Ready

January 14, 2010

Check out a sampling of law enforcement ammunition made to meet the specific needs of police officers.

Data Transfer

November 30, 2009

Everyone knows filling out forms is not the most exciting part of police work, but it still needs to get done as accurately as possible. That's why Spillman Technologies enhanced its Mobile software solution to make the task as efficient and painless as possible for officers out on patrol.

Teaching All Dogs New Tricks

November 12, 2009

As the role of the police dog expands, training has taken on more importance, even as economic times threaten the funding for the dogs and their handlers.

Inspector Gadget

October 30, 2009

Using Merlin, investigators can search for subjects by phone numbers, addresses, and other information.

Easy Readers

October 19, 2009

Can you accurately see and write down one license plate number per second while driving at up to 100 miles per hour, even with darkness or bright sun limiting your sight? Fortunately, there are automated systems that can do this for you.

Portable Headquarters

September 18, 2009

With its military pedigree, Reeves' Incident Command Post (ICP) is built to meet military standard requirements for rain, wind, temperature, durability, blackout, and snowload. This generator-powered towed trailer pops out into a soft-walled shelter to serve as a portable command center on the fly.

Less Lethal Force

September 18, 2009

As technology has evolved, so too has the arsenal of weapons available to law enforcement. Firearms and batons have their place, but they aren't always the most effective tool for a given situation. Having a less-lethal option means you can possibly end a confrontation without lethal force.

First Aid for First Responders

August 31, 2009

When you're the first on the scene, you often have to take on roles that might not otherwise fall under your standard job description, such as paramedic. If you have the right tools on hand, you can help not only those you protect and serve, but also yourself and other officers who need medical attention.

Hanging Tough

June 1, 2009

Today's law enforcement officers carry more gear on their belt than ever before. Not only are all of these items heavy, the holsters they're held in are difficult to move when necessary. That's why Safariland has developed two simple locking systems that allow you to add or remove various holsters on your duty belt or MOLLE loops without rearranging other items in the process.

Holsters: Safe and Secure

June 1, 2009

With all of the duty holsters available today, it's amazing to think the only option for police officers used to be black leather. Now there's also laminate, nylon, and all manner of synthetics. For finish there's basketweave, plain, or high gloss. Not to mention increasingly innovative retention devices in holsters from level 1 to 3. Here's a selection of holsters for duty carry encompassing all of these variations.

TREXPO West: Speakers Scoff at Claims of End to War on Terror

May 1, 2009

Richard "Mack" Machowicz and Det. Ebrahim Ashabi come from very different backgrounds, but they demonstrated in their keynote addresses at TREXPO West that they are both straight shooters who value honesty and have no use for political correctness.

TREXPO West: Are Gang Members Hopeless?

May 1, 2009

On the first night of TREXPO West 2009, four gang experts sat on a panel moderated by FOX 11 Los Angeles investigative reporter Chris Blatchford to discuss the challenges gangs pose for law enforcement.

TREXPO West 2009: Best of Show

May 1, 2009

Some impressive inventions were on display April 1–2 at the Long Beach, Calif., Convention Center. Companies displayed and sold their wares, many of which were interesting solutions to everyday problems in law enforcement.

TREXPO West: Hands-On Training for Attendees

May 1, 2009

Many attendees at the 2009 edition of TREXPO West in Long Beach, Calif., put their minds and bodies to work advancing their tactical and technical skills.

Target Systems

May 1, 2009

Expand your shooting range's capabilities with target systems that simulate human movements and improve training.

Electric Enforcement

April 1, 2009

What truly sets all of T3 Motion's vehicles apart is an innovative "power management system."

Duty Uniforms

April 1, 2009

Find the right uniform for your shift. Read our product roundup that includes 5.11 Tactical, Elbeco, Fechheimer, Red the Uniform Tailor and The Force.

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