While vehicle crashes attributed to just 26 percent of all law enforcement deaths between the years 1980 and 1982, they comprised 54 percent of officer deaths between 2005 and 2007. Fatalities incident to foot or motorcycle patrol remained largely unchanged, yet deaths in patrol cars spiked.
August 26, 2010
The one thing you have undeniable control over is yourself and your response to the situation. Your goal is to resolve the situation using the lowest degree of force possible.
August 19, 2010
Whether it was on vehicle approaches, pedestrian stops, or door knocks, I made a habit of having my gun out if I felt there was any possibility of danger.
August 4, 2010
While not generally regarded as one of the more obvious dangers of the job, an officer’s lunch break is not without its liabilities.
July 1, 2005
Confrontations with emotionally disturbed subjects put officers’ lives at risk.
January 1, 2004