So should you chase or contain? It depends on the situation and what agency you work for. Just as there are a variety of threats to consider about suspects in flight, so too are there differences of opinion as to how to address the problem.
For those officers who make the trip, National Police Week in D.C. each May brings home the law enforcement family's shared sacrifice.
Today, protective eyewear is a must have for both law enforcement and military personnel, and you have a lot of makes and styles to choose from. Let's take a look at some of the latest duty eyewear.
On patrol, you never know what you'll need protection from. Think of gloves as an essential tool no matter the time of year.
Today, bandwidth is so precious that Congress and the FCC recently dictated the conversion of analog TV transmission to digital in order to free up the 700 MHz band for other uses, including 4G cellphones and public safety communications.
When your body armor warranty expires and you receive a new vest, what do you do with the old one? From recycling to repurposing, there are multiple options depending on your agency's policies and resources.
POLICE-TREXPO East first response training conference and expo will take place Aug. 17-20 in Chantilly, Va. The event will feature a keynote address on the Islamic terrorist threat, a panel on U.S. border threats, classes taught by experts in close-quarter combat and law enforcement tactics and techniques, and a world-class exposition.
More serious crime breeds and multiplies something like bacteria in an untreated wound when petty offenses are ignored.
Kids, lawnmowers, dogs, court, phone calls, worry, sunlight, spouses, chores, side jobs, storms. Everything seems to conspire to deny us our rest.
From experience I can say that the Colt LE6920 is an outstanding semi-automatic M4-style carbine. It's chambered in 5.56mm and incorporates Mil-Spec features in its design.
Scott Smith reviews the Voodoo Tactical Matrix Assault Pack, BlackHawk Warrior Wear Shell and Jacket, EMA Tactical Countdown Magazine and Grip, and Danner Striker II GTX boots.
If you can identify two or more ways to justify a detention, arrest, search, or entry, you increase the odds that at least one of them will be upheld in court.
Gottfried had made threats to his ex-girlfriend that he would kill her and any cop that tried to come between them. Lt. McLane didn't know that when he pulled him over for speeding.
It's hard to imagine that a pair of goggles could train the brain to more quickly recognize and respond to threats, but that's exactly what ARE Innovations' training goggles do.
Arriving before firefighters, Cpl. Christopher Sturgeon and Officer Trent Ginn used common sense and instinct to fight through choking smoke and rescue a woman from her flame-engulfed house. For this they have been named the July 2010 National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund officers of the month.
Once you realize that it's not personal, complaint response becomes a process not a confrontation. The key to dealing with any complaint is showing respect. By respecting yourself and others, everything else will fall into place.
Most of us will agree that properly gripping a firearm is an important element of fundamental shooting skills, but what is the "proper" way to grip a handgun?