January 2019

Cover Story

Exclusive POLICE Survey: Backup and Off-Duty Handguns

An overwhelming number of POLICE readers are carrying backup guns on duty, and they carry firearms and other police gear off duty.

Article

Looking Back: Barack Obama, AEDs, and AIDS

The cover story for January 1999 discussed law enforcement agencies beginning to acquire, and...

In past January issues, POLICE covered law enforcement officers’ fears as a Democrat was entering the White House, tools for rendering aid to heart attack victims, and tips for communicable disease protection.

Article

The Rise of Hybrid Gangs

Gang members used to never associate with members of other gangs, but that's no longer the case.

On the street and even in prisons, gang culture is changing, and your investigative assumptions, methods, and practices must change as well.