FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?



Also by Melanie Basich

Displaying 161  -  180  of  232

Mobile Data: What's new in in-car computing?

October 1, 2008

The latest in-car computers and laptops for law enforcement.

Panasonic’s Toughbook CF-U1 Ruggedized Hand-Held Computer

September 1, 2008

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1's super-fast Intel Atom processor allows it to run all of the applications you'd have on an in-car computer, including full-function Microsoft XP and Microsoft Vista operating systems, in real time. You no longer have to pick and choose.

Countdown to TREXPO EAST 2008

August 1, 2008

TREXPO East is scheduled to host an exclusive screening of the documentary, "Drug Wars: The Colombianization of Mexico," on Tuesday, August 26. Even if you don't work anywhere near the border or live in one of the border states, chances are that drug and human traffickers are operating in your state, and possibly in your jurisdiction.

Quiet Traction

August 1, 2008

Stealth Force is the new incarnation of Magnum USA's popular Stealth line of boots. Available in a host of styles—all in black leather and nylon—the Stealth Force line has a boot for patrol, SWAT missions, and the station, and pretty much everything in between.

WMD Gear for the First Responder

August 1, 2008

New suits, masks, and breathing apparatus for first responders.

Outfitting the Officer

July 1, 2008

Read on for the newest uniforms, outerwear, and casual wear for law enforcement.

Buzz Kill

July 1, 2008

The ThorShield fabric backing on this Point Blank ballistic vest carrier effectively shorts out electro-conductive devices to prevent a shock.

Significant Impact

July 1, 2008

Read on for a sampling of impact projectiles available for law enforcement.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Women Warriors

June 1, 2008

Maintaining a balance between one's identity as a woman and as a police officer is never going to be easy. Knowing this, Sgt. Stefani Gombar of the Phoenix PD cherishes one piece of advice she received in the academy from a female officer: "Don't lose yourself."

The ABCs of Body Armor

May 1, 2008

Although it's often called a bulletproof vest, ballistic armor can't make you invincible. It can, however, save your life should you be shot in the vest. And this is no small thing. Just ask anyone who's lived to tell the tale.

Countdown to TREXPO East 2008

May 1, 2008

Mark your calendar for the TREXPO East 2008 conference and expo, which returns to the Dulles Expo & Conference Center in Chantilly, Va., August 26–29, 2008. With a conference, professional training sessions, a trade show featuring specialized equipment and services, and a range day, TREXPO East offers something for everyone.

Rapid Transit

May 1, 2008

With only two wheels and a gyroscope balance system, Segway's Personal Transporter (PT) was a hard sell for some as a viable patrol vehicle. But it's certainly caught on in the last few years.

The State of American Law Enforcement - A Love-Hate Relationship

April 1, 2008

"My brother told me, 'If you want everyone to love you, join the fire department. If you want half the people to love you but half the people to hate you, go ahead and be on the police department.'" — Officer Michael Pecha, Omaha (Neb.) Police Department.

Trusty Sidekicks

March 1, 2008

From mats to padded gear to simulated weapons, safety begins with training using the right equipment.

Boot Up

December 1, 2007

Consider it a holiday gift to yourself to be sure you have the footwear you need for the job this season. Here is a sampling of the newest models.

 

Just Like the Real Thing

November 1, 2007

From foam furniture to electrically charged knives, companies provide innovative solutions for training needs.

The Shape of Women's Body Armor

October 1, 2007

You don't need to have majored in biology to know that men and women are not created equal—in measurements, that is. That's why female officers need ballistic vests made especially for their unique shapes. And now that women make up a more significant amount of the market share in law enforcement, body armor companies are taking notice.

Portable First Aid

July 1, 2007

When the Secret Service asked Dr. Maurizio Miglietta to develop a kit its protective agents could carry to help them treat wounds, he created a compact bag of items he'd want on hand to treat injuries in an emergency. Now he's made the extremely portable vacuum-packed pouch available to law enforcement officers.

Summer-Friendly Uniforms

July 1, 2007

While civilians might whine about rising temperatures, they at least have the option of wearing shorts and a T-shirt with a pair of sandals to beat the summer heat. Police officers must wear a uniform, boots, and a stifling ballistic vest. Yet despite the limitations of regulations on duty, lighter clothing is an option, even if you're not a bicycle cop.

Can We Stop the Next Cho Seung-Hui?

June 1, 2007

At about 9 a.m. on April 16, snow was flurrying down on the Virginia Tech University campus. The flakes drifted lazily into the trees. Students walked to class. It was pretty. It was peaceful. It was the kind of scene that a college catalog photographer prays for. Just minutes later, the peace was broken.

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine