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Pitfalls of Off-Duty Carry for Female Cops

February 28, 2013
Our clothing is close-fitting, which makes it difficult and occasionally impractical to conceal a handgun underneath it. The bulge makes it much too obvious.

Boston Police Reality Show Debuts on TNT

February 22, 2013
"Boston's Finest," which begins airing Wednesday, will include a more personal look at officers' lives away from their law enforcement duties.

The Bulge in Blue

January 25, 2013

The plan here is to introduce a Monday-Wednesday-Friday exercise regimen that is unique, fast (sub-30 minutes each), and cheap. Do as you read here for six weeks and you'll be nothing less than shocked at the level of strength and conditioning you attain with so little time invested in each workout.

PMR-30 .22WMR Pistol

January 8, 2013
The PMR-30 is a light weight, full size pistol chambered for the flat-shooting .22Magnum cartridge (.22WMR). It uses a double stack magazine of a new design that holds 30 rounds and fits completely in the grip of the pistol. SHOT Show Booth #16741, #16745, and #7506

Off-Duty Behavior

January 3, 2013
Once you become a police officer or deputy, the world changes its view of you. I know you're the same man or woman that you were before you poked your hand up and took the oath, but there are some realities we need to discuss.

Nude Photos of Ore. Officer Appear Online

December 6, 2012
An Albany (Ore.) Police officer remains on the job, even though nude photos that showed his badge appeared on a gossip website.

Concert Benefits Officers Affected by Sandy

November 29, 2012
The Monmouth County (N.J.) Traffic Officers Association has scheduled a benefit concert to help police, fire, and EMS personnel who were affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Video: Dallas Lt.'s Hip Hop Song Questioned

November 28, 2012
A lieutenant in the Dallas Police Department who goes by the name "Lucille Baller" when she promotes herself as a recording artist promises to shoot anyone who messes with her in a rap song that was posted on her website.

Dallas Lt.'s 'Lucille Baller' Hip Hop Song

November 28, 2012
Dallas Police Lt. Regina Smith produced a hip-song as "Lucille Baller" in which she promises to shoot anyone who messes with her. Read the full story here.

Video: Md. Officers Suspended for 'Driving While Black' Spoof

November 20, 2012
Two Prince George's County (Md.) Police officers may lose their jobs for producing a video in uniform that spoofed racial profiling by police.

Md. Officers' 'Driving While Black' Spoof

November 20, 2012
Warning: This video contains strong language. Two Prince George's County (Md.) Police officers have been suspended for producing a spoof called "Driving While Black" that Chief Mark Magaw described as racially crude. Read the full story here.

Video: Ohio Cop Suspended for Dunking Head In Urine

November 16, 2012
A Mentor (Ohio) Police Department officer brought "a negative light" to his department when a YouTube video showed him dunking his head in a bucket of urine at a football tailgate party, his chief said.

Ohio Cop Dunks Head In Urine

November 16, 2012
Mentor (Ohio) Police Chief Daniel Llewellyn suspended Officer Phil Croucher for two days for dunking his head in a bucket or urine before a Cleveland Browns football game. Read the full story here.

Hunting for Shooting Mastery

November 13, 2012

Some trainers say it takes 5,000 reps or five years to master a weapon or a skill, but that doesn't match the research. The research says we don't know how many reps or how long it will take YOU to master a skill.

Blue Ink: Police Tattoos

November 7, 2012

Tattoos have become very popular in the law enforcement and military communities. Officers who get inked often choose a tattoo of something that has great meaning to them, such as family, their faith, or a close friend. View a few examples of tattoos. Photos courtesy of Steve Winterstein of Five-O Tattoo in Elburn, Ill.

Former Minn. Cop Awarded $1M In Photo Gawking Case

November 7, 2012
A former female Minnesota police officer will receive more than $1 million in multiple lawsuit settlements after learning that dozens of her former co-workers illegally accessed her driver's licence record just to gawk at her picture.

Secret Service Agent Kills Self Amid Affair Probe

November 2, 2012
A senior Secret Service agent who was being investigated by the government for failing to disclose a long-standing relationship with a foreign citizen killed himself last week in Washington, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

Do You Have a Personal Life?

November 2, 2012

Cops are being punished for activities that they participated in while off duty and while not identifying themselves as officers. So one has to ask the questions: What is an officer permitted to do off duty? Where are the red lines? And at what point do officers lose their First Amendment rights?

Insurer Apologizes for Canceling Deputy's Policy

October 29, 2012
An insurance company that canceled the homeowner's policy of a Nebraska sheriff's deputy because of his K-9 unit dog said it's looking to change its practices regarding police dogs.

Home Insurer Drops Neb. Deputy Over Police Dog

October 25, 2012
A home insurance company has dropped a Nebraska sheriff's deputy from coverage, telling him they're not willing to bear the risk the police dog at his Omaha home.
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