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What Are Policemen Made Of?

What Are Policemen Made Of?

Radio icon Paul Harvey narrates "What Are Policemen Made Of?" — his tribute to law officers. Harvey's father was an officer who was killed in the line of duty when he was a young boy.

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Product Demo: 5.11 Patrol Duty Uniform

Product Demo: 5.11 Patrol Duty Uniform

A California police officer field-tests 5.11 Tactical's Patrol Duty Uniform (PDU) by crawling on grass, rolling in dirt and pouring a bucket of mud on his chest. The PDU is Teflon-treated to resist stains and repel water.

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How to Watch the Hands: 3 Scenarios

A person might seem to be innocently reaching for an ID, when in fact he's reaching for a gun.

From basic training to field training, officers are told, "Watch the suspect's hands." But you are not taught how to do it. Why haven't law enforcement trainers developed an easily understandable method to teach you the specifics of hand-movement awareness? Mike "Ziggy" Siegfried explains how, and shows three scenarios – reaching for a gun, reaching for a knife, and reaching for a wallet to show ID. Also, please view "How to Watch the Hands" for an in-depth article on this topic.

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Maricopa County Police Women

"Police Women of Maricopa County" features four Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies (from left to...

Cable network TLC returns with "Police Women of Maricopa County," following its airing in the fall of "Police Women of Broward County." The sequel is a similar reality show featuring four female deputies policing the nation's fourth-largest county (3.9 million residents) southwest of Phoenix, Ariz. These deputies work for "America's Toughest Sheriff," Joe Arpaio. Photos courtesy of TLC.

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SF Police Commission Nixes TASER Use

The San Francisco Police Commission has denied a proposal from Chief George Gascon that would have given patrol officers the option of using less-lethal electronic control devices to reduce officer-involved shootings.