October 2003

Cover Story

Corruption: Cracking Down on Bad Cops

Not all police misconduct is plastered across national newspapers, but it all has the same results. It erodes the public’s trust in law enforcement and it damages good cops, sometimes destroying their careers.

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Hot Shots

Co-author Gary T. Klugiewicz takes a shot to the face.

OC has come a long way since it first arrived on the law enforcement market about a decade ago. Today, there are a wide variety of formulas, sizes, and systems that are common to the law enforcement market. And manufacturers keep working to develop improved versions.

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Screen Gems: Best Websites for LEOs

Screen Gems: Best Websites for LEOs

In researching the best Websites for law enforcement officers, we decided to go with a listing of quality sites that might roughly parallel an officer’s needs throughout his or her career.

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Boker AK-47 Folding Knife

The functional design and styling of the Böker AK-47 is based on the bayonet of the AK-47...

Earlier this year, Böker Knives and Kalashnikov agreed to develop a folding knife that's worthy of the Kalashnikov name and that upholds the AK-47's reputation for reliability and durability.

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Beretta Cx4 Storm Carbine

Beretta Cx4 Storm Carbine

Looking like something you saw in the hands of those nasty gorillas in the "Planet of the Apes" movies, the Storm is a lightweight (5.75-pound) pistol-caliber carbine only 29.7 inches in length.

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TREXPO East: SWAT School

TREXPO East: SWAT School

Officers from throughout Northern Virginia and the D.C. Metro area were drawn to the Dulles Expo Center to learn the latest information about SWAT policies and procedures, anti-terror intelligence, and defensive tactics.

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TREXPO East: Homecoming

TREXPO East: Homecoming

Among the attractions at this year's TREXPO East were a wide variety of new tactical equipment, gear, and accessories on display in the Expo Center.

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Grand Theft Cop Car

Walking away from a car with the keys in the ignition is standard operating procedure for some...

Complacency can kill. Whether it's something as mundane as not wearing your seat belt while driving or not wearing body armor during a high-risk entry, failure to take preventive measures can have disastrous results.

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Corruption: Policing the Police

Corruption: Policing the Police

Among more polite officers, internal affairs is thought of as a necessary evil. In less polite, more candid circles it's thought of in less savory terms like "the secret police" and "the rat squad."

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"Narc"

If you are looking for a down-and-dirty cop movie with a compelling story and great performance, then "Narc" will fit the bill.