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Military Vets Joining Law Enforcement

January 30, 2014

Men and women leaving active-duty military jobs would seem to be a perfect fit for police careers. But there are many obstacles in their way and hurdles they must overcome before pinning on their badges and joining the thin blue line.

Military Surplus Vehicles from Iraq War Coming to American Agencies

November 25, 2013
The hulking vehicles, built for about $500,000 each at the height of the war, are among the biggest pieces of equipment that the Defense Department is giving to law enforcement agencies under a national military surplus program.

Movement to Contact

November 14, 2013

For us, the purpose of MTC is stop the threat, deny the suspect movement, deny an advantageous tactical position, or collect information to be used in critical next-step decision-making.

Maxsell Honors Vietnam Veterans with Badge Display

October 11, 2013
The South Vietnam badge collection displays 24 mini replica badges from U.S. ground forces in South Vietnam.

R.I. Det. Fatally Struck at Naval Station

September 29, 2013
Frank Lema, 70, died after a government truck struck and killed him at 1:30 p.m. at Naval Station Newport He succumbed to his injuries at 10:15 p.m. at Rhode Island Hospital.

Ex-Soldiers Arrested In DEA Murder Plot

September 27, 2013
Two former U.S. Army solders who planned to kill a Drug Enforcement Administration agent and informant for Colombian drug lords have been arrested and are being returned to New York to face charges, the DEA announced today.

Video: Navy Yard Shooter Wielded Sawed-Off Shotgun

September 25, 2013
The FBI has released preliminary findings of the Sept. 16 Washington Navy Yard shooting that includes new details about the shooter's weapons, a timeline of his movements, and his mental state leading up to the shooting.

Navy Yard Gunman Had Checkered Military Career

September 17, 2013
The man named as the shooter in Monday’s Washington Navy Yard rampage had a highly checkered four-year career as a Navy reservist, a period marked by repeated run-ins with his military superiors and the law, including an incident in which he cursed repeatedly after being thrown out of a nightclub, according to documents and Navy officials.

13 Dead, Officer Shot In D.C. Rampage

September 16, 2013
At least 13 people died and several others, including a police officer, were wounded in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning.

Fort Hood Suspect Convicted, Eligible for Death

August 23, 2013
A military jury on Friday found Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan guilty of carrying out the largest mass murder at a military installation in American history.

Fort Hood Officer Recounts Shooting

August 16, 2013
Kimberly Munley, who was laid off from the civilian base police force in 2011, responded to the Soldier Readiness Processing site on Nov. 5, 2009 after Maj. Nidal Hasan allegedly opened fire.

Fort Hood Defendant: 'I Am the Shooter'

August 6, 2013
Nearly four years after going on a deadly shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army base here in 2009, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan told a jury of senior Army officers on Tuesday that "the evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter."

Cyalume's VisiPad Chemical Marker

July 17, 2013

From its name, the VisiPad sounds like it might be an accessory for Apple's ubiquitous iPad tablet computer, but it's actually a chemical illumination marker. Like a lightstick, the VisiPad is a chemically activated illumination tool.

Ill. Chief Resigns After Claiming Fake SEAL Mission

July 2, 2013
Waukegan (Ill.) Police Chief Robert Kerkorian resigned as top cop Monday after acknowledging he made false claims about his military career, including claiming he came under fire during a SEAL mission in the 1980s.

Rethinking SWAT Training

June 13, 2013

What SWAT fitness experts are discovering is that some of this wear and tear and incapacitation can be avoided with "smart" training instead of "hard" training. Smart training is real-world oriented and job applicable. It's not just training for the sake of training.

Why We Should Hire Returning Veterans

June 5, 2013
Like war, police work can be an ugly job. Like military service, it can be dangerous physically and psychologically. But who's better prepared to endure that crucible than our returning combat veterans?

MilSpray Introduces Spot Shot for Vehicle Paint Damage

May 31, 2013
MilSpray has introduced its single component CARC Spot Shot spray bottle to touch up scratches and repair other minor paint damage on police vehicles, according to the company.

U.S. Army Cancels Carbine Replacement Initiative

May 31, 2013
The M4 has become the U.S. Army's standard-issue combat rifle, and it's also a popular choice for SWAT operators, patrol officers, and federal agents. And it looks like law enforcement will continue to choose it for some time to come.

Texas Sheriff Wounded In Gunfight with Marine

May 28, 2013
Concho County Sheriff Richard Doane was wounded Sunday during a shootout with a Marine who had gone on a two-hour rampage in Texas that left two dead and five wounded.

Video: Calif. Cops TASER Domestic Suspect In Home

May 16, 2013
Cotati (Calif.) Police officers entered the home of a military veteran after a neighbor called 911 Friday to report a domestic dispute. The veteran released his video of the episode that he says shows police improperly entered his home.
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