April 2003

Cover Story

How to Conduct a High-Speed Pursuit

As you wait at the intersection a woman zooms past you, running the red light going 50 mph, 25 miles over the speed limit. Should you drive after her?

Article

Cutting Out the Chase

Cutting Out the Chase

If you want to know all the arguments for and against police pursuits, all you have to do is look at a recent case that culminated in a fatal accident on Georgia 54 just outside of Atlanta.

Article

SHOT Show 2003: This Year's Models

Each year the National Shooting Sports Foundation Inc. stages one of the nation’s largest exhibits of new products in the firearms and hunting markets, the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoors Trade (SHOT) Show. Here’s our look at some of the more intriguing items that we saw in the aisles.

Article

Athletic Supporters

Professional and college teams' sportswear has become extremely popular with some gangs. Members wear sweatshirts or ballcaps to signify their gang. There are several reasons why gangs do this, and they're not all obvious.

Article

Lead Vs. Steel

Lead Vs. Steel

Since the turn of the 20th century when criminals first became mechanized, officers have recognized a need for gun and ammunition combinations capable of penetrating the light sheet metal of vehicles.

Article

Binocular Basics

Binocular Basics

Look on the front seat of the vast majority of police cars today and I'd wager you'll see a beat up pair of K-Mart binoculars (or worse).