February 2018

Cover Story

POLICE Survey: Flashlights and Weapon Lights

POLICE Magazine wanted to know more about your preferences for personal lighting on the job, so last month we conducted an extensive e-mail survey on the topic. Here are the results.


Lying with Numbers

Editor David Griffith (Photo: Kelly Bracken)

The press and anti-police activists love to use statistics to slam police, but their interpretation is biased and they cook the data by leaving out key variables.


Ekin: Smart Patrol in a Lightbar

Photo: Ekin

What if you could install one product on a patrol car that provided capability for automatic license plate recognition, facial recognition, and speed and parking violation detection? Billed as the first and only smart patrol in the world, Ekin's Patrol G2 is designed to do just that, in the form of a fully functioning lightbar.


Data Tactics

Jon Adler

To counter arguments of the media and activists, we need to do a better job capturing and sharing data on attacks against us.


Take a Breath

Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship

To prevent taking shallow breaths in stressful situations, make sure you practice and refresh your tactical breathing skills.