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Opti-Fit CBRN Gas Mask

July 1, 2007
Survivair has obtained NIOSH approval for its current Opti-Fit CBRN (chemical, biological, radiation, and nuclear) Gas Mask for use with the current Opti-Fit Tactical canisters. First responders can use this one gas mask for both riot and CBRN situations, simply by changing the canister.

Striking Shield Drills

May 9, 2007
There are more than 100 drills a trainer can use to teach officers how to use striking shields. This article will give you some quick examples. It covers such key topics as developing power, enhancement of movement skills, and target placement for strikes.

30th Anniversary: Tactical Hindsight

October 1, 2006

Ever long for "the good old days?" I know that some of you do. But before you decide to switch places with yesterday's cop, it's important for you to know that you have much better tools and tactics than we did 30 years ago.

Sturgis (S.D.) Police Department

April 1, 2006

Every summer a department of 14 sworn morphs into a large multi-agency police force to accommodate the town’s annual motorcycle rally.

Real Action Paintball T16 LE

August 1, 2005
The T16 training weapon loads from a bottom-mounted magazine, like an M4 rifle. Officers can attach any M4/AR attachments to the weapon, including sights and scopes. The T16 can also be used as a less-than-lethal weapon to subdue large groups or individuals when necessary.

LightSpeed Technologies Delta X Series Portable Sound Systems

July 1, 2005
LightSpeed Technologies’ new portable wireless and cordless sound systems are best suited for crowd control operations. The Delta Series allows communication to groups covering 250,000 square feet. All three models accommodate one or two optional 100-channel, UHF wireless microphone systems that automatically select the best frequencies to use the “Clear Channel Scan” feature.

Coping with the Masses

June 1, 2005

In April, as the world watched millions of people descend on Vatican City for the funeral of Pope John Paul II, few would have realized that they were watching the inspiration for the crowd management tactics employed by America’s largest police force.

When the Lights Went Out

February 1, 2004

By most accounts, the great Northeast blackout of 2003 turned out to be a successful training exercise in post-9/11 emergency procedures for local police departments.

Policing Dissent

August 1, 2003

For more than a week, thousands of protesters waged a campaign of civil disobedience in the city's downtown area, blocking intersections, the entrances to government contractor companies like Bechtel, and generally causing confusion and consternation for anyone trying to get to work.

Maximum Blitz: Super Bowl Security

April 1, 2003

Post-9/11 America is a tense place to plan for huge gatherings of football fans in crowded urban areas

Living Law Enforcement History

November 1, 2002

Some lesser-known outfits that helped keep the peace in the old days were short-lived or eventually evolved into state police or highway patrol units. Few of these groups have survived into the 21st century, but two carry on as volunteers assisting full-time law enforcement, much as they did long ago.

Melee in Memphis

November 1, 2002

Violent, pre-fight media melees, profane press conferences, and the illegal out-of-the-ring antics of superstars seem to be the only way to get the sports fan's attention these days.

Fools Rush In

September 1, 2002

Then you see them, casualties. Many of them, grotesquely motionless, obscured by the low hanging mist.

Temporary Insanity

June 1, 2002

Every officer on the New Orleans Police Department knows instinctively when Carnival season begins. No one needs to check the calendar. It's in the air like the smell of alcohol and the laughter of excited crowds gathering on the streets of the Vieux Carre (the French Quarter).

Seattle Siege: Learning From the Chaos

April 1, 2000

At about seven a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, Seattle police officers and city employees were setting up barriers they hoped would hold back thousands of World Trade Organization (WTO) protesters they knew were coming.

Genesis of a Sports Riot

June 1, 1998

Any department, in any city in the United States, either has experienced or may experience a situation when otherwise law-abiding citizens become lawless, out-of-control fans. Such a circumstance, if not properly prepared for, can be a nightmare for local law enforcement.

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