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Often engineered with little more than rudimentary know-how, real world booby traps may lack the sophisticated engineering of those in the "Saw" films, yet prove every bit as lethal.
The one thing I can tell you is that many of the students who arrive for my classes with their strobing lights ready to go are often not aware of the pros and cons of strobe light deployment.
With the exception of far-less-common biological or radiological threats, explosive devices are the nightmare scenario for people charged with protecting people and places. But advanced techniques can help detect these threats.
Here's a selection of holsters and holders to safely and comfortably carry your necessary gear close at hand.
There are as many styles of knives and tools as there are men and women in uniform. POLICE Magazine asked me to take a look at one item each from several of today's best known manufacturers.
The sight of thousands of candles in the darkness of the memorial plaza and the surrounding streets is beautiful, mournful, and powerful.
You can always tell the veterans because they don't wear hats or fake mustaches anymore.
Scott Smith reviews 5.11 Tactical's Tactical Trainers, Remington Premier Rescue Knife, Uncle Mike's Wheeled Duffel Bag, and Rudy Project Genetyk Protective Eyewear.
Besides its trim dimensions and extreme light weight, the DB380 also boasts a number of other refinements that make it ideal for backup or undercover carry.
A mere eight seconds had passed between the time the uniformed unit pulled up and Paskvan's request for paramedics, time enough for the man to have sustained fatal injuries and Paskvan's life and career path to change substantially.
Besides the critical benefit that controlled breathing can provide for someone with a life-threatening injury, it has daily applications that can help you perform your job better.
Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell never expected to exchange gunfire with anyone May 22, 2009 on his day off. But the law enforcement officer and ordained pastor who serves as a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve drew on training from both his occupations to aid a fellow officer taking fire from an enraged home owner.
Today, Kawasaki is once again making police bikes. The company's new Concours 14 represents its attempt at recapturing a share of the law enforcement market.
Most officers place a great deal of emphasis on the tactical side of operations but forget that wars are now won through paperwork. That's why the warrior scribe is so important.
A person can frame a federal lawsuit against an officer under either the "special relationship" doctrine or the "state-created danger" doctrine.