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A metal fence divides Nogales, USA from another Nogales: Nogales, Sonora, a much poorer Nogales where law enforcement is under attack from drug trafficking cartels and the cartels are under attack from many rivals.
A storm-water channel connecting the higher-elevation Nogales, Sonora, brings runoff into Nogales, Ariz., and can also deliver illegal immigrants willing to risk drowning when the waters rise.
Each year at POLICE-TREXPO, the trade show and exposition attracts some of the leading manufacturers of tactical products and vehicles. This year's show was no exception. The aisles were packed with innovative and intriguing new tools and machines. Here's a look at some of the highlights.
Speaking to a POLICE-TREXPO East audience at Chantilly's Dulles Convention Center, Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzales of Zapata County, Texas, said the influence of Mexican drug cartels and human trafficking gangs is now nationwide.
Noted author and investigative journalist Steven Emerson began his August 19 keynote presentation at POLICE-TREXPO East in Chantilly, Va., by explaining that he was going to talk about two types of jihad: the violent type and what he calls the "stealth jihad."
Ocean Systems' dTective is a video analysis software suite devoted to the task, which the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office in Texas routinely uses to run one of four regional labs across the country dedicated to retrieving and processing video evidence.
On June 2, 1965, Dep. O'Neal Moore and Dep. David "Creed" Rogers were patrolling near their homes in Varnado, a very small town on the Mississippi border. The deputies were heading for a stop at the Moores' house for dinner. They never tasted the meal.
A gang murder investigation requires your best detective skills to solve the crime and protect the witnesses.
Pulling over a motorist can result in a simple citation or a raging gun battle. You have to be prepared for either one.
Computer mounts and docking stations keep information at officers' fingertips while in their vehicles.
Because of the tough economic times most agencies issue only a duty sidearm, and the officer wishing to carry a backup can purchase one from a department-approved list. Let's take a look at some of the characteristics you should look for in a BUG.
The scary part is when we ourselves are confidently wrong we're completely oblivious to it.
Small town cops are just as likely to be killed as their big city counterparts.
Scott Smith reviews the Pelican Products 2490 Recoil LED Light, EOTAC Operator Grade Emerson Folding Knife, Haix GSG9S Boots, and 5.11 Tactical Taclite2 Gloves.
I am an avowed fan of the revolver in general and short-barreled revolvers in particular. So I was prepared to like the LCR. And I'm happy to tell you it did not disappoint me.
Two Orange County deputies stood between a mall robber and his desperate bid for freedom.
Traffic collisions continue to claim the lives of more law enforcement officers than any other type of incident each year. HG2 Emergency Lighting aims to lower that statistic with its Runner lighting solution, debuting at the International Association of Chiefs of Police show in Orlando this month.
The reason wargaming training is so cost effective is that in its most basic form, the only resources an agency needs are time and imagination.
Wildlife Officer Michael K. Neal of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stopped a father and son duo from killing more people by ramming his truck into their vehicle. For his actions, he has been named the October 2010 Officer of the Month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
It's our failure to train properly that gets us into trouble. The threat we face in law enforcement today is not from MMA or anything like it. The biggest threat we face is ourselves.
As a result of these back-to-back rulings from the Supreme Court, neither the federal government nor any city, county, or state may enforce any law that creates a blanket prohibition against the possession of firearms by an individual in the home.