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January 2009 Issue

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Cover Story

Obama and Law Enforcement: What Will He Do?

By David Griffith

No one knows how Obama's presidency will play out. The only thing we do know is what he has said that he plans to do in the next four years. The following is an examination of what he's said about issues near and dear to American law enforcement and commentary from leading law enforcement experts on how it will affect you.

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Features

IACP 2008: Best of Show  

As exemplified by IACP 2008 held in San Diego in November, IACP tends to be about big ticket items: vehicles, software, video systems. This year's IACP was no exception.

SHOT Show 2009 Preview  

Here’s a quick look at the latest ammo, handguns, and long guns that you will see in Orlando this month.

Wireless When You Need It  

Not every natural disaster is as devastating as Katrina. But does your agency have a plan in place that would allow you to communicate in case a similar event occurred in your jurisdiction?


Columns

Mumbai: You Would Have Shot Back  

American law enforcement would react faster, with more courage than its Indian counterparts and that would make it harder for terrorists to slaughter citizens.

Hail-Fellow-Well-Met  

The door of the unmarked unit swung open and a giant of a man pulled himself out of the car. His humor and informal leadership skills made him not only our favorite instructor but the one who we all hoped to become.


Reviews

Kahr Arms CW45 Pistol  

The newest fighting pistol in the Kahr line is CW45, chambered for…what else?…the .45 ACP. While it looks very similar to the earlier P45, the CW45 is intended as an economy model.

Police Product Test: Blackhawk Hawkhook  

With all of the gear we carry on our duty belts, what we don't need is yet another bulky tool to add more weight and take up more space. The Hawkhook is one piece of gear that is small but mighty.


Departments

Shots Fired: Great Bend, Kansas 01-01-2007  

Weber fixated on the short barrel of Johnson's shotgun, mentally committing himself to fire his Glock if Johnson elevated the weapon to a certain level.

Clandestine Meth Labs  

About 20 percent of all meth labs are discovered due to an explosion. Besides the obvious immediate concerns associated with any structure explosion, meth labs create a special set of problems for law enforcement. Police must be aware of these concerns and have a plan in place to mitigate them.

Ladies Choice  

Uniforms aren't known for making fashion statements, but ideally they should be both comfortable and professional looking. With its Ladies Choice design, Elbeco feels it has finally created women's trousers to meet both of these criteria.

Survival is Your Responsibility  

Recent "scientific" studies have shown that officer-involved shootings happen very quickly…DUH! One only needs to talk to any officer who has ever been involved in a shooting to figure that out.

Non-Custodial Stationhouse Interrogations  

Because warnings are only required prior to custodial interrogation, one way to minimize the adverse impact of Miranda on investigations is to try to conduct interrogations whenever possible in non-custodial settings.

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