William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
NYPD's counter-terrorism unit works out of a windowless brick building somewhere in one of the five boroughs of the Big Apple. To the average person passing by, the building looks no different than any of the other rundown buildings in the area. It's covered with graffiti, surrounded by nondescript private cars, and shadowed by a worn elevated commercial billboard.
Law enforcement software is now available for PDAs that can give you license plate information in 15 seconds while you are standing on the side of the road in the rain. There are even systems that will prioritize what they display first when you run a subject's operator's license so that they will show you that the driver is wanted for assault on a peace officer in another county before they show you his address.
Less than two years ago, weapons of mass destruction (WMD) such as gas, viruses, and nukes were mostly the stuff of Tom Clancy novels, not the everyday concern of the nation’s law enforcement. But that was before 9/11.
Blood stains are really hard to get out. And today, with the advent of DNA matching, it’s even harder for criminals to mask their violent deeds, as just trace amounts of blood and other biological materials can put investigators hot on their trail.
Initiating your agency’s first K-9 unit is a daunting task. If you’re willing to accept this challenge, then the first thing you need is the support of your department.
Terrorists seeking access to the "Great Satan" can just walk across the border.
Simply put, revolvers work. And that's something people treasure in these overcomplicated times.
Who knew police work included scraping gum and hiking up live volcanoes?
The top of the line is the M16 series of knives developed by Kit Carson, a well known member of the Knifemakers' Guild.
Using training including how to fall properly without injury, a French special ops unit successfully completed a dynamic hostage rescue.