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Lessons Learned

September 4, 2018

First and foremost, the recordings reveal that force is ugly. It is not the "one punch, hero wins, bad guy goes down," movie action the public has been conditioned to expect. 

2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility with Hybrid Powertrain

September 4, 2018

Ford says that with its fuel savings and reduced cost of maintenance the 2020 PI Utility hybrid will pay back the additional cost of the hybrid powertrain in two years.

Vehicle Mount Tactical Holster

September 2, 2018
The Vehicle Mount Tactical Holster was designed by and for law enforcement to defend against ambush.

Drug Detection and Officer Protection

August 31, 2018

Police need tools to identify unknown substances and to keep those materials from harming them.

Off-Duty Safety Tips

August 30, 2018

It's no secret that groups like Antifa and Anonymous are simpatico, and when you add BLM activists to the mix, you have a troika of anti-police groups that is not to be underestimated. Consequently, officers must maintain vigilant watch for threats while off duty.

Video: DOJ Announces New Fentanyl Safety Video for First Responders

August 30, 2018
The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Thursday released the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders companion training video Fentanyl: The Real Deal. The video was produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered on the job.

DOJ's Fentanyl Safety Video for First Responders

August 30, 2018
The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Thursday released the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders companion training video Fentanyl: The Real Deal. The video was produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered on the job. More here.

2 Arrests in Beating of Off-Duty Police Officer

August 30, 2018
Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with an attempt to take a scooter from an off-duty police officer, according to a report in the Washington Post.

A Plague of Deadly Hesitation, De-Motivation, and De-Policing in America

August 17, 2018
Police in a variety of places have talked about trepidation to act when action is the only reasonable response. They have spoken about fearing the aftermath of a deadly force encounter more than they do the incident itself. However, we need to be redoubling our efforts to re-establish proactive policing and aggressive crime fighting.

5 Considerations for Off-Duty Safety in the Era of Anonymous, Antifa, and BLM

August 10, 2018
Earlier this week, it was reported that Black Lives Matter protesters "crashed" the wedding of one of the two Sacramento police officers reportedly involved in the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark. This incident offers a stark reminder that even when you are off duty, there are people who want to do you harm. Here are some thoughts about keeping yourself and your family safe away from the job.

Police Product Test: Propper Switch Vest

August 8, 2018

This modular body armor is designed for both tactical and patrol operations.

Preventing Struck-by-Vehicle Duty Deaths

August 7, 2018

To save the lives of officers who work this country's highways, a culture change needs to happen.

Fentantyl-Resistant Gloves

July 30, 2018
Halyard Health's Black-Fire Nitrile Exam Gloves are designed to protect first responders from fentanyl exposure, exceeding the recommendations and guidelines for handling fentanyl outlined by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Fentantyl-Resistant Gloves

July 13, 2018
Halyard Health's new Black-Fire Nitrile Exam Gloves are designed to protect first responders from fentanyl exposure.

Unknown and Known Risk Vehicle Stops

July 13, 2018

No vehicle stop should be considered low-risk, as it is never possible to gauge beforehand the level of danger involved.

FLIR Announces identiFINDER R200-GN Personal Radiation Detector

July 12, 2018
The rugged, pager-sized FLIR identiFINDER R200-GN SPRD is designed to detect and identify neutrons, in addition to gamma radiation, allowing front-line responders to quickly determine whether there is a true radiation threat.

How to Minimize Accidental “Struck By” Duty Deaths

June 29, 2018
Too many LEOs are dying beside the road because they were accidentally struck by another vehicle.

Chicago Police: Suspect Got Loaded Gun into Lockup Area

June 19, 2018
The gun was discovered by a maintenance employee who was cleaning a holding cell.

Stop The Falling

June 18, 2018

If companies can predict consumer behavior with considerable accuracy, is it outside the realm of possibility that the same could be done for criminal behavior?

Georgia Man Arrested for Threats Against Cops Posted to Social Media

June 12, 2018
Powder Springs PD spokesman Dwayne Prosser said that the investigation began over the weekend when police from Manchester, NH, alerted Powder Springs police to threatening Facebook posts.
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