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Blue-On-Blue Shootings

June 20, 2012

Recognizing the potential for a blue-on-blue incident—and doing something about it—can go a long way toward preventing such tragedies. That initiative can take many forms, from anticipatory training to recognizing the implications of an errant operation.

Shooting Suspect Shot After Pointing Gun at NYPD Cops

April 23, 2012
An ex-con wanted for shooting a man after a fight in a McDonald's drive-through was shot by police in Queens on Friday after he pointed a pistol at the cops.

'Right to Resist': Ind. Deputies Must Serve Warrants In Uniform

April 2, 2012
Marion County (Ind.) Sheriff's deputies once allowed to serve criminal or civil warrants in plainclothes must now wear their uniforms after the passage of the Right to Resist law.

W.Va. Motorcycle Gang Members Fire at Officers

March 29, 2012
Four members of the Avengers motorcycle gang were arrested after one of them reportedly shot at plainclothes West Virginia State Police troopers Wednesday in Raleigh County.

NYPD Officer Returns Fire, Killing Paroled Robber

February 15, 2012
An NYPD officer fatally shot a parolee who emptied a six-shot revolver while firing at the officer during a shootout in the New York subway system on Tuesday.

Dallas Narco Cop Shot On Amtrak Train

December 6, 2011
A Dallas Police narcotics officer was wounded in an exchange of gunfire on Monday afternoon with a suspect on an Amtrak train in downtown. Senior Cpl. Samuel Hussey was shot in the hand in the shootout that also resulted in an injury to a bystander. The suspect was killed in the encounter.

Who Are You?

November 29, 2011

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department produced this parody in the 1980s, after LAPD officers detained two plainclothes deputies.

Video: Avoiding Blue on Blue Arrests

November 28, 2011
These are legitimate concerns, especially from an officer safety angle. After all, take-over robbery suspects have been known to don raid jackets or flash badges as a means of gaining entry into victims' houses.

Plainclothes Cop Scuffles with Iowa Woman

November 1, 2011

Raw video recorded on a Sioux City (Iowa) PD dash cam on Aug. 8 shows two officers forcefully arresting Dacosta Daniels.

Meet the NYPD's Hipster Cop

October 22, 2011
NYPD Det. Rick Lee's skinny ties and professorial look have caught the attention of Occupy Wall Street protesters, as the community relations officer has been working the protests not looking like a stereotypical plainclothes officer.

Carjacking Suspect Told Pa. Cop He Was Filming Batman Movie

August 1, 2011
After a Pittsburgh Police detective turned the tables on a suspect attempting to carjack him, the man claimed it was all part of a new Batman movie he was filming.

Blade-Tech and Looper Produce Concealment Bra Holster

May 18, 2011
The Flashbang holster (patent pending) is a molded, plastic clam shell designed to snap in place over the barrel/slide and trigger guard of many small .380 pistols and J-frame revolvers.

Friendly Fire: Identify Yourself As an Officer

May 16, 2011
SWAT officers often respond to call-outs while off duty and driving their personal vehicles. And they often arrive before the rest of SWAT. Thought needs to be given to how identifiable they are when arriving on scene, particularly in swirling, chaotic, life-threatening situations, and especially when there's a chance on-scene officers might not know they're SWAT.

Friendly Fire: A Devastating LODD

April 26, 2011
He responded "as is" in his gym shorts. Yet there was absolutely no question in anyone's mind that he was "SWAT." That's because he had the presence of mind to don his tactical vest and helmet, which made him instantly recognizable as SWAT.

Feds To Probe SF Narco Hotel Raids

March 11, 2011
The FBI is taking over the investigation of eight San Francisco Police officers accused of conducting illegal searches of hotels with suspected drug activity, District Attorney George Gascon announced Friday.

Baltimore Police Ban Plainclothes Duty

January 12, 2011
Command staff members are now discussing new rules governing plainclothes work. Officers could wear distinctive colors that change by the day or week, to make them quickly identifiable to fellow officers but not to the people they are trying to arrest, or use code words.

Plainclothes Survival

July 22, 2009

When you are in plain clothes, you don't have the luxury of a big duty belt to carry all your gear. So you have a tendency to pack light. That's a tendency that can lead to tragedy.

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