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Texas Agency Adds Two New SWAT Team Members, Including First Female

December 11, 2018
The San Antonio (TX) Police Department added two new members to its SWAT Team last week—one of whom is the first ever female to join the unit.

OD Green Gloves

November 16, 2018
Mechanix Wear says its newly designed M-Pact tactical glove in OD Green dissipates more blunt force impact energy than ever before with a new Thermoplastic Rubber (TPR) exo-skeleton.

Robots: Remote Control Recon

November 16, 2018

Technology available to law enforcement agencies has vastly changed how officers conduct operations. And robots are a large part of this advancement.

4 Pittsburgh Officers Recovering from Injuries Suffered in Synagogue Shooting

October 30, 2018
Four officers with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police who were injured while responding to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history are reportedly recovering.

11 Killed in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, 4 Officers Wounded

October 27, 2018
The initial call to 911 was made around 9:54 a.m. and officers were dispatched to the scene within a minute. When officers arrived, the gunman reportedly shot at them, forcing officers to use their vehicles as a shield. The gunman was said to be exiting the building when he encountered a uniformed officer and went back inside. Eventually, he was pinned down on the third floor by tactical officers and apprehended.

Multiple Police Agencies Respond to Shooting in Mississippi

October 25, 2018
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, law enforcement officers were serving an arrest warrant on Hasheem Rutherford of Ripley for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, as well as breaking and entering.

Video: Florence Cop Killing Suspect Set Up House for Deadly Ambush, Sheriff Says

October 17, 2018
“Just going inside that house is chilling," Sheriff Lott said during the press conference. "I’ve been doing this a long time and been to a lot of crime scenes, and this is probably one of the worst that I’ve ever seen.”

Police Product Test: TravTac Onyx Tactical Sling Bag

October 5, 2018

The Onyx Tactical Sling Bag arrived at my door complete with the company's TravTac Modular Components (TMC) and universal holster accessory kits. First impressions were positive and I could immediately tell this bag was different.

Officials Identify Slain SC Officer as 30-Year Veteran

October 4, 2018
Six other law enforcement officers were also shot during the ambush and standoff, including three Florence County Sheriff's deputies and three Florence police officers. Their conditions have not been officially released. Florence Mayor John Wukela said some of the other officers were "seriously" wounded.

HAIX Releases New Tactical High Side Zip Boot

September 25, 2018
The company says the Black Eagle Tactical 2.0 GTX High Side Zip is the perfect choice for anyone who is looking for something lightweight and breathable with the convenience of a side zipper for "quick in and out of the boot." Built with trail-running technology, these boots are suited to running down a suspect or taking a leisurely jog in the park, HAIX says. They are extremely lightweight, durable, and offer all-day comfort, even after long hours on your feet.

KDH Defense Systems Wins Prestigious DEA Contract

September 14, 2018
KDH Defense Systems Inc. has been awarded a competitive, multiple-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Contract for ballistic body armor from the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Standoff with Gunman in Las Vegas Complicated by Man Live Streaming Incident

August 29, 2018
For roughly 70 minutes Saturday morning, the Facebook user stood a few yards from officers as they dealt with an erratic and taunt-flinging Roosevelt Brown, who’d been accused of firing a gun at a family member’s apartment.

Oklahoma Trauma Surgeon Volunteers for Department's Special Operations Team

August 27, 2018
The Tulsa Police Department's Special Operations Team has a very special member of the squad—a trauma surgeon.

NTOA to Hold Annual Conference in Milwaukee Next Month

August 22, 2018
More than 70 courses will be offered, including seminars, practical tracks and several contemporary incident debriefs. Topics include team management, risk mitigation, current case law and emerging trends in tactical operations. Attendees can choose from an outstanding selection of incident debriefs and seminars on patrol, leadership, current legal issues and many other topics.

South Dakota Hostage Taker Arrested After Gunfight with Police

August 16, 2018
A South Dakota man has been arrested and faces numerous charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly shot at police officers and took hostages in western South Dakota.

Philly SWAT Officer Shot in Face Last Week Leaves Hospital

August 15, 2018
The shootout left 49-year-old SWAT team officer Jaison Potts with a broken jaw. He and other officers were trying to execute a search warrant in Germantown.

360-Degree Cameras

August 14, 2018
360-Degree Cameras from Bounce Imaging ensures there will be no blind corners.

Matching Night Vision Gear to Your Mission

August 8, 2018

The experience of law enforcement agencies proves the benefits of having different night vision tools in the field.

The Evolution of SWAT Operator Selection

August 8, 2018

The SWAT candidate assessment process at a South Carolina agency shows how tactical teams are looking for more than just extreme athletes and great shots.

Improving SWAT Operations

August 8, 2018

Experts say the chance for positive outcomes during tactical team callouts will increase with better selection of team members, organization of teams, training of operators and commanders; and with more effective use of equipment and technology.

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