If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
One study reported that overall alcoholic intake may not be greater among police officers, but officers have higher incidences of binge drinking. Take a moment to consider that…and where you land, particularly as holiday festivities (and New Year's resolutions) approach.
There's the stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there's the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And all of it has the potential to be important to what you do in contemporary policing.
Over the last two years of IACP shows, in-car video manufacturers have debuted a number of new products that have followed new trends in the mobile video market. Here’s a look at some of those products and trends.
Being overly emotionally committed to your agency only leads to heartbreak. Unrequited love is one of the toughest emotional hits a human can face and therefore I ask you to rethink your relationship with your agency and those who work with you.
When the federal government shut down on Oct. 1, HUD-OIG opted to make special agents' non-pay status worse by snatching their guns away. This left approximately 300 special agents both unarmed and unpaid.
I don’t know for sure what drove Libke to volunteer as a reserve officer. But I bet it was a desire to serve his community.
Gerber has deemed the Downrange Tomahawk a "three tiered" breaching tool. The axe head serves as a hammer, chopper, and leverage point for prying.
Designed by New York City Paramedic Avi Goldstein, the T3 is a true multi-tool but with one mission: freeing collision victims from the wreckage of their vehicles.
If SIG was to capture a larger share of this market it needed to offer a high-capacity .45 pistol. And that's just what it did earlier this year when it released the P227.
Law enforcement combatives are about obtaining control, and knowing how to strike properly is a big part of that. This concept is brought home every time we see an ineffective officer struggling for control in a YouTube video or in a story on the local nightly news.
I work with some highly recognized homicide detectives who have provided tips that could help detectives and patrol officers alike. The following bits of wisdom apply to all investigations, regardless of the nature of the crime or who is investigating.
If as it's said there's no rest for the wicked, then it follows that the Sabbath day offers no respite for law enforcement. Certainly, the third Sunday of January 2011 adhered to that truth as three Kitsap County, Wash., Sheriff's deputies could attest.
What if an object only comes into plain view after an officer shines a flashlight or spotlight into an area, or looks through binoculars? Does this use of sense-enhancing devices make a difference in the Fourth Amendment calculation of reasonableness?
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