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Military Standard

July 31, 2009

For more than 15 years now, the company has been making rugged notebook systems designed for use on patrol by law enforcement officers. Getac's latest law enforcement model is the upgraded V100 rugged convertible notebook.

I Hope This Guy Isn’t a Crisis Negotiator

May 22, 2009
It seems the head of Atlanta’s police union Sgt. Scott Kreher told the city council in an open meeting that he would like to beat Mayor Shirley Franklin “in the head with a baseball bat” when he thinks about problems disabled officers have getting workers’ compensation claims approved.

Rugged and Ready

May 1, 2009

This year Dell is working hard to become a player in law enforcement mobile data systems. Dell's second generation fully rugged laptop, the Latitude E6400 XFR, is not only tough; it's fast.

Exclusive Interview: Mack Machowicz "FutureWeapons" Host, TREXPO West Keynote Speaker

March 1, 2009

You wouldn't know it if you saw Richard "Mack" Machowicz hosting his Discovery Channel show "FutureWeapons" or leading one of his martial arts classes at the Los Angeles-based Bukido Institute, but this former Navy SEAL studied to be a Zen Buddhist priest.

LAPD Authorizes Benelli M4 Tactical Shotgun For Duty Use

February 4, 2009
The Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotgun is capable of handling a variety of shot-shell loads — from the lightest training rounds to the heaviest duty rounds. No manual operation of the M4 is required to cycle the rounds.

Five Muslim Immigrants Convicted of Plotting to Kill Fort Dix Soldiers

December 22, 2008
Five Muslim immigrants were convicted Monday conspiring to kill American soldiers at Fort Dix army base in New Jersey. The men were acquitted by a federal jury in New Jersey of attempted murder charges but still face life in prison for conspiracy when they're sentenced in April.

3 Men Accused of Illegally Exporting Night Vision Goggles to Vietnam

December 17, 2008
Federal authorities are trying to determine the whereabouts of dozens of state-of-the-art goggles capable of illuminating battlefields at night and potentially undercutting the tactical advantage of U.S. soldiers if they were to fall into the wrong hands.

Aiding and Abetting a Success Story

October 1, 2008

My pager went off one afternoon a few months later. It was Andy and he seemed to be upset. He had gone to see a Marine recruiter and was told that because of his past run-ins with the law, he wouldn't even make it past the interview stage.

TREXPO East 2008: Keynote Speakers Share War Stories with TREXPO Crowds

October 1, 2008

The police officers who attended this year's TREXPO East keynotes were awed by the patriotism and heroism of the men who spoke at the event. They gathered afterward to shake hands with and have their pictures taken with these great Americans.

Rock River Arms LAR-458 Carbine

October 1, 2008

Rock River's new LAR-458 is chambered for the powerful .458 SOCOM cartridge, which possesses twice as much energy as the 5.56mm cartridge.

N.C. Deputy Slaying Suspect is Ex-Officer, Iraq War Veteran

September 23, 2008
The man accused of fatally shooting a Caldwell County, N.C., sheriff's deputy is a former S.C. police officer with Army Ranger training who continues to elude authorities.

N.C. Deputies Ambushed, One Killed

September 23, 2008
Hundreds of officers searched into the night Saturday for an Iraq War veteran they believe ambushed two Caldwell County sheriff's deputies late Friday. One of the officers died. The other might have been saved by his bulletproof vest.

FN's SCAR Rifle Offers Heavy Punch, Light Recoil

May 1, 2008

Available in two versions—5.56mm and 7.62mm—the SCAR was developed to meet specific SOCOM requirements, but it would make an excellent SWAT rifle.

How Do I Go From MP To COP?

November 1, 2007

Those who choose to enter the military do so for a variety of different reasons. For some it's simply a wise career move that includes a free college education and some great benefits.  For others, however, it's more of a calling.

Criminal Gangs in the Military

October 25, 2007
I wondered to myself how these obvious tattoos could be missed by his Marine Corps superiors, especially the Sureño tattoo in large letters across his chest. The suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting and said, "I did it for the brotherhood and the brown side." He then exposed the Sureño tattoo.

U.S. Law Enforcement Cites Tangible Progress in Iraqi Training

June 11, 2007
Army Brig. Gen. David Phillips, deputy commander of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, reports that tangible gains have been achieved with regard to the police force's relationships with Iraqi ministries and justice, judicial capacity is on the rise, corruption is being pursued internally, and the training program is continuing to expand.

HBO's 'Band of Brothers' Hero to Appear at TREXPO West

March 15, 2007
Ed "Doc" Pepping; a medic with Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division—the unit whose story is told in the book and HBO mini-series "Band of Brothers"—will appear at TREXPO West in Long Beach next week.

The "Moto" and How to Get It

January 1, 2007

A recent e-mail from a reader asked me how a leader brings out the highest levels of motivation from police officers. It seems like a great topic to write about.

They Think You’re Stupid

December 1, 2006

One of the worst things about American society is that we tend to equate wealth with intelligence. Anybody with half a brain can tell you it’s not true. I mean look at Paris Hilton. Heck, look at any Hilton since Conrad, the man who built the family’s wealth.

The Wisdom of Warriors

October 1, 2006

Attendees to this year’s TREXPO East had the opportunity to attend presentations by two of the most passionate and inspirational speakers on the law enforcement lecture circuit: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Col. Danny McKnight, both retired U.S. Army Rangers.

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