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Working in Low Light

July 13, 2018

Criminals like the dark, and we have to know how to counter their use of poorly lit locations and nighttime hiding places.

Flashlights and Weapon Lights

February 7, 2018

Other than badges and guns, the one tool that almost every officer carries on duty is a personal light. We asked officers how they buy, use, and train with their lights.

POLICE Survey: Flashlights and Weapon Lights

February 7, 2018

POLICE Magazine wanted to know more about your preferences for personal lighting on the job, so last month we conducted an extensive e-mail survey on the topic. Here are the results.

Lights On or Lights Off

June 10, 2017

Light on or light off when conducting building searches? After conducting a year of very specific testing, my answer remains the same: Turn the building or room lights on, if you can.

360 Flashlight

December 5, 2016
Synergy Light's 360 flashlight can effectively illuminate a whole room without the user needing to hold it. This device projects light in a 360-degree pattern to evenly light up hundreds of square feet.

Practical Flashlight Techniques and Tactics

April 6, 2015

Any article on law enforcement operations and the use of flashlights can be controversial and much will have been covered in the past. But let's see if I can offer some fresh thoughts on the subject.

How to Use a Strobing Flashlight

June 30, 2010

The one thing I can tell you is that many of the students who arrive for my classes with their strobing lights ready to go are often not aware of the pros and cons of strobe light deployment.

Shooting Straight in the Dark

June 2, 2009

Very few officers are receiving adequate low-light training. That's dangerous for the health of the officers, and it leaves the agencies they work for open to potentially devastating lawsuits if an officer should shoot an innocent bystander in a low-light incident.

Survival is Your Responsibility

January 1, 2009

Recent "scientific" studies have shown that officer-involved shootings happen very quickly…DUH! One only needs to talk to any officer who has ever been involved in a shooting to figure that out.

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