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Incorporate Fitness Into Your SWAT Training

August 12, 2013
Part of the SWAT lifestyle is fitness; make no mistake about it. Teams should not have the "look" of a model but actually just good sound fit individuals to hold things together in a time of crisis.

Fla. Sergeant Quits After Posting Graphic Sexual Images

August 9, 2013
Sgt. Penny Dane, an 18-year veteran, emailed photos as part of an online multiple-player simulation game called "Red Light Center." The game is linked to a sex club and resembles Amsterdam's Red Light district.

In Praise of Condition Yellow

August 9, 2013
Being in Condition Yellow has allowed me to identify a thief before he acted on his intentions, a would-be assailant before he launched his attack. It has given me pause to re-evaluate the decision to pet a dog, or patronize certain establishments.

Profane Chief: Death Threats Are Pouring In

July 31, 2013
Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has received numerous death threats, as well as support, for posting several profanity-laced videos supporting gun rights.

N.M. Chief: Extramarital Agency Affairs Are 'Nature at Play'

July 25, 2013
Albuquerque's departing police chief is receiving harsh criticism for appearing to condone extramarital affairs among his officers during an on-air interview with KOB-TV's Tom Joles.

Video: Pa. Chief's Profanity-Laced Video Goes Viral

July 24, 2013
Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has made several profanity-laced videos showing him cursing and firing fully automatic weapons that have raised questions about the chief's off-duty behavior.

Pa. Chief's Profane Tirade

July 24, 2013
Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has made several prafanity-laced videos showing him cursing and firing fully automatic weapons. Read the full story here.

Ind. Officer's '0INK' Plate Causes Lawsuit

July 22, 2013
Motorists who want a vanity plate will have to put their plans on idle until a lawsuit over an officer's "0INK" plate is settled. Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Scott Waddell said late Friday that the personalized license plate program will be temporarily suspended, pending the outcome of the legal case.

Ex-Roommate Arrested In Murder of Decorated Ga. Officer

July 10, 2013
The ex-roommate suspected of fatally shooting an East Point (Ga.) Police officer waived her first court hearing on Wednesday morning. Danielle Alexis Parker was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Cpl. Crystal Adele Parker.

Tampa Chief Trains New Trigger Finger

July 10, 2013
After losing the tip of her right index finger in a June boating accident, Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor swapped her semi-auto pistol for a revolver and trained her middle finger to operate the trigger.

Financial Literacy for Cops

June 19, 2013

If ever a cop had to concern himself with providing for his family today and tomorrow, it is now. To that end, some cops have taken on second and even third jobs; others have deferred their retirement. And still they worry.

How To Deal With Pregnancy In Law Enforcement

June 11, 2013
Being a female in law enforcement has its challenges. Being a pregnant female in law enforcement is its own unique animal. I'm here to try and answer a few of your questions or at least give you some advice to make it easier for you.

Get a Mental Oil Change

June 4, 2013
In your law enforcement career, there will be times when your stress level causes too much friction or locks up your forward motion. More and more officers are becoming victims of a level of stress that, if not attended to, could turn them into the psychologically walking wounded.

Gangsta-Rapping N.J. Cops Could Be Fired

June 3, 2013
Four Irvington police officers who starred in a controversial music video that featured the town's police union president spouting what some have called racially insensitive and homophobic remarks are facing internal affairs charges and could be fired.

Fla. Deputy Proposes To Dispatcher Over Scanner

May 30, 2013
A Bay County (Fla.) Sheriff's lieutenant relayed a pressing question to his girlfriend and 911 dispatcher over the police scanner earlier this week. He asked her to marry him.

MuzzleShot Shot Glass

May 20, 2013
MuzzleShot, the tactical shot glass, is a shot glass identical in every way to the M16A2 flash hider, scaled-up to contain 1.5 ounces of any poison you choose.

N.H. Chief Cited In Teen's Suicide

April 16, 2013
A county attorney has charged Danville (N.H.) Police Chief Wade Parsons with improperly storing his firearm, after the chief's son used the weapon to commit suicide.

Boy Accidentally Kills Tenn. Deputy's Wife

April 8, 2013
The wife of a Wilson County Sheriff’s Office deputy was shot to death Saturday at their Lebanon home by a 4-year-old who gained access to a gun at a family cookout, police said.

Valentia Cigar Sales to Benefit Law Enforcement

March 29, 2013
Valentia Cigars has introduced a new line of cigars and a tobacco dealer incentive program that provides purchase credits to law enforcement agencies to acquire gear distributed by The Mako Group.

Houston Sgt. Demoted for Racy Online Photos

March 21, 2013
A Houston Police officer who posted racy photos of herself on a modeling site has lost her sergeant's bars, as the agency has demoted her to officer and assigned her to the property room.
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