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Colo. Cops Defeat Holmes' 'Death Trap'

July 23, 2012
Police explosives personnel dismantled the sophisticated booby trap in James Holmes' Aurora, Colo., apartment Saturday that was likely meant to kill police officers.

Police: Colorado Theater Shooting Suspect's Apartment 'Booby Trapped'

July 20, 2012
After he was arrested at the scene, the suspect in last night’s deadly Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting reportedly made a statement to police about explosives being in his apartment. Police are now searching his residence with robots and have evacuated the building and five around it.

Wire Web Trip Wire Detection

May 26, 2011
The Wire Web tripwire detection system was developed for police officers and soldiers who may have to navigate through a potential tripwire hazard. Spray the string across the intended pathway and the string will hang from the tripwires like icicles in midair.

Explosive Devices: Steps To Survival

May 10, 2011

The role of society's sheepdog is to be in harm's way. When faced with a suspicious package or possible car bomb, police must take control of the situation, form a protective barrier for the civilian population, and secure the area until it is made safe.

Suspicious Packages and Booby Traps

May 10, 2011

There are hundreds of stories of officers conducting a search and thinking a container of drugs has been located only to discover pipe bombs. With infernal machines, as with guns, knives, and physical assaults, an awareness, a suspicious mind, a professional paranoia, are the first steps toward survival.

Booby Traps: Death by Trick or Device

May 2, 2011
In recent years, attacks against police officers have increasingly become sneaky ambushes rather than direct confrontations. They may involve improvised destructive devices. A few punk gang members or conspiracy nuts armed with the "Anarchist Cookbook" can cause a very bad day for law enforcement.

Booby Traps

June 30, 2010

Often engineered with little more than rudimentary know-how, real world booby traps may lack the sophisticated engineering of those in the "Saw" films, yet prove every bit as lethal.

I See You

August 1, 2003

While running after a suspect, I charged around the corner of an alley and the guy hit me over the head, knocking my lights out. I really could have used a tool that let me see around corners that day. And now, today’s cops can have them: easy-to-use tactical video systems.

Special Handling

June 1, 2002

Those last four words, "evaluate a suspicious package," always make those little cop hairs on the back of your neck stand straight out like the quills on a porcupine being chased by a hungry dog.

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