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IACP 2023: New Training Products
Technologies for improving law enforcement training and training management were some of the highlights at this year's show.
November 28, 2023
Initial Results Released from MSP 2024 Police Vehicle Testing
The 2024 pursuit-rated vehicles--all pickup trucks or SUVs, including two battery electric models the Chevrolet Blazer EV AWD and Ford Mustang Mach-E--were put through their paces.
October 27, 2023
Preventing Heat Injury in Police K9s
In the relentless heat of summer and even early fall in some parts of the country, officers face the important task of protecting their K-9 partners while working in sweltering temperatures. Recognizing changes in a dog’s behavior is the key.
August 4, 2023
Officer Safety Considerations Related to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles
As more alternative-fuel and hybrid vehicles hit the road, police and other first responders need to understand that they are no more dangerous than conventional vehicles. However, there are certain safety considerations every cop should know.
June 26, 2023
Marshals Target Crime in Las Vegas Tourism Corridors
The City of Las Vegas has increased its efforts to target crime in tourist corridors and improve people’s perceptions. First, a special operation was rolled out last fall, then the city launched its Flex Team comprised of deputy marshals earlier this year
June 20, 2023
Garmont Working to Grow LE Market Presence
Garmont Tactical has found wide acceptance by military boot buyers, but now the company is trying to better respond to the needs of police officers. Many cops now are not fans of 8-inch boots, so Garmont is adapting.
June 9, 2023
Publisher’s Note: Our Commitment to You
Through our magazine and website and our Police Technology eXchange event, we promise to provide you with information and access to resources to help you do your job safer and better.
June 7, 2023
10 Tips for Responding to Mental Health Crisis Calls
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is a model for other agencies that want to learn about crisis intervention and mental health crisis response. Sgt. Jose Gomez shares the story of their programs and provides 10 tips for mental health crisis call response
June 2, 2023
5 Things to Know When Buying Concealed Carry or Off-Duty Holsters
Mike Barham, of Galco Holsters, shares five important considerations to keep in mind when you buy off-duty concealed or plain-clothes carry holsters.
May 22, 2023
10 Tips for Reviewing Use-of-Force Reports
While the burden of accurately reporting use-of-force situations is on an individual deputy or officer, the person reviewing those reports shares in the responsibility of making sure the reporting is done properly, with clear details included.
May 10, 2023
Small OH Department Launches Digital Forensics Unit
Capt. John Freeman, one of six recipients of the 2022 Magnet Forensics Scholarship Award, will be bringing digital forensics capabilities to his agency, a small Ohio police department of slightly more than 20 sworn officers.
May 2, 2023
10 Tips for Securing a Crime Scene
Arriving officers securing a crime scene is vital to preservation of evidence, so here are 10 tips from a veteran crime scene specialist.
April 28, 2023
10 Tips for Starting a New Police Department
Chief David Howard shares what he learned while working to start a new police department in Pembroke Park, FL.
April 26, 2023
Michigan State Police Launches 911 Text Program
The Michigan State Police will be testing a pilot program in which 911 callers are sent a text informing them of how long it will be before a trooper arrives. If the anticipated arrival time changes, then they receive an update notification.
April 21, 2023
5 Things to Know When Buying Patrol Rain Gear
What do you need to know when buying rain gear for your officers? Anna Yerton, of WaterShed, provides details of what you should consider when researching what gear to purchase.
April 20, 2023
5 Things to Know When Selecting a Crash Reporting Partner
How does all this benefit an officer? He or she can now clear the stop faster because information can be incorporated into reports more quickly by using tools like barcode scanning to import driver license information or the ability to run a license plate
April 14, 2023
10 Tips for Starting a Bicycle Patrol
International Police Mountain Bike Association President David Millican shares his advice and provides 10 tips for any agency wanting to start a bike patrol.
April 11, 2023
10 Tips for Women Entering the Law Enforcement Profession
Chief Shannon Trump, of the Indiana University Health Department of Public Safety, shares her career story and provides tips for women entering law enforcement.
April 7, 2023
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