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S.O.Tech Introduces Tactical Vest with Solar Panels

December 27, 2011
S.O. Tech and DynGlobal have developed a carrier vest system that uses integrated solar panels to charge tactical gear. The company will bring the product to SHOT Show in January to demonstrate its capabilities for law enforcement.

Surveillance Technology

December 22, 2011

Cops still sit in cars watching houses and businesses, but they are just as likely to be using clandestine tactics to see inside buildings and over fences, scan faces in a crowd, and review security camera footage. The newest and most innovative surveillance tools work without the bad guys ever knowing they are being watched until it's too late.

Video: ACLU and NAACP Want Fed Probe of Vegas OIS

December 15, 2011
The NAACP in Las Vegas and the ACLU of Nevada want seperate investigations into the shooting of an unarmed Gulf War veteran who had rammed patrol cars at an apartment complex.

Slain Va. Tech Officer was Father of Five

December 8, 2011
Deriek W. Crouse, an Army veteran and married father of five, was killed Thursday after pulling a driver over in a school parking lot. Police said the gunman walked up, shot the officer and then fled on foot before he apparently killed himself nearby. The deceased suspect was not involved in the traffic stop.

Cannonball Strikes Calif. Home

December 7, 2011
An experiment being filmed for MythBusters went awry, when a cannonball traveling at 1,000 feet per second entered a neighborhood in Dublin, Calif. The cannonball punctured the front door of a home, exited the house, struck the roof of a second home, and landed inside a parked minivan.

Wiley X Offers Eyewear To Wounded Warrior Film's Donors

December 5, 2011
Wiley X and Taylor Guitars are giving away an electric guitar and eyewear to donors who support the making of the wounded-warrior documentary "Still In the Fight."

Former N.C. Deputy Pleads Guilty In Blackwater Gun Deal

November 15, 2011
A former deputy with the Camden County (N.C.) Sheriff's Office used his agency as a front to purchase automatic weapons for the military contractor formerly known as Blackwater.

POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Grossman on Media Violence

October 27, 2011

Author, scholar, and warrior Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (U.S. Army Ret.) returned to POLICE-TREXPO East this year with his presentation "The Bulletproof Mind."

POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Iraq War Vet's Memoir

October 27, 2011

Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, author of "House to House: An Epic Memoir of War," gave the keynote presentation at this year's POLICE-TREXPO East. He gave a stirring presentation on close-quarter battle in the Battle of Fallujah.

Ga. Deputy Shot At Least Nine Times

October 26, 2011
Richmond County (Ga.) Sheriff's Deputy James Paugh was hit at least nine times by an Army National Guard soldier, and returned fire to hit Christopher Michael Hodges in the left forearm.

Soldier Kills Ga. Deputy, Then Himself

October 23, 2011
An intoxicated soldier who was reportedly firing at vehicles with an M4 semiautomatic rifle fatally shot a Richmond County (Ga.) Sheriff's deputy earlier today before killing himself.

DHS Technologies' Antimicrobial Shelter Fabric Enables In-Field Medical Procedures

October 21, 2011
DHS Technologies has introduced the XYTEX 500 fabric for its Reeves DRASH shelters that provides an aseptic, sterile-like environment for surgery and complex medical procedures in the field.

Police Helicopters

October 6, 2011

Law enforcement agencies usually select helicopters for their airborne unit with the mission in mind—lighter, single-engine craft work well for patrol and surveillance, while larger-capacity, twin-engine craft are better suited for search-and-rescue operations. View our gallery of several of the more commonly deployed police helicopters.

SureFire Earns USSOCOM Contract for Muzzle Brake Suppressors

October 4, 2011
SureFire has been awarded a $23.3 million contract to supply an indefinite number of sound suppressors, suppressor adapters, blank firing adapters and training adapters by the for military special operations.

No Bail for Ex-Marine Who Shot Fla. Deputy

October 3, 2011
On Monday, Judge Walter Heinrich revoked bail that had initially been set at $65,000 for Matthew Lane Buendia, who fired at Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy Deputy Lyonelle De Veaux on Friday.

Sheriff: IHOP Attack Worst In Carson City's History

September 8, 2011
The Carson City County (Nev.) Sheriff described a gunman's killing of four people at an IHOP restaurant this week as "the most devastating attack in Carson City's history."

Five Dead In Nevada IHOP Rampage

September 6, 2011
Three uniformed National Guard members were killed by a man who opened fire this morning in a Carson City, Nev., IHOP restaurant before shooting himself.

Should You Gain Law Enforcement Certification On Your Own?

August 29, 2011
You may complete the academy, but won't be certified until a law enforcement agency employs you. In some states, this completes the certification process. In others, you'll have to attend additional law enforcement training for completion. Because you haven't been a cop, you may not have received specialized training that requires full law enforcement clearances.

Police: Army Captain Wounds Two Pa. Officers, After Killing Four

August 28, 2011
An Army captain who allegedly killed four people and wounded two officers in a shootout late Saturday was found dead Sunday with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Army Civilian Officer Collapses During Agility Test

August 19, 2011
A Department of the Army civilian police officer died Thursday morning during the running portion of the Physical Agility Test at Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Ariz.
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