Chief Williams said she expects the new "Pointed Gun at Person" (PGP) reports will help the department track how many times officers can de-escalate potentially deadly situations.
August 19, 2019
The 22-question survey was sent out Thursday—one day after the ninth NYPD officer committed suicide this year. The survey was also circulated a week ago, police sources said.
August 16, 2019
Attorney General William P. Barr delivered opening remarks Monday at the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police's 64th National Biennial Conference. He took the opportunity to voice his and the Trump Administration's support for law enforcement, and plans for how to support their mission.
August 12, 2019
The number of fully sworn Baton Rouge, LA, police officers is now 100 short of their full allotment of 698, a deficiency that has slowly grown over the last few years as officers resign and retire at a pace above that of new hires.
August 6, 2019
Verbal and physical attacks on officers are taking a toll on the officers and on the nation's safety.
August 5, 2019
Seven months after a Snyder County judge granted full arrest powers to Selinsgrove Area School District Police Chief Mark Wolfberg and two of his part-time officers, Pennsylvania lawmakers have stripped much of their authority away.
August 2, 2019
Kevin Davis discusses the trend of de-policing in America, including data on increasing crime where de-policing has taken place and assaults on officers in areas where police have withdrawn from proactive policing.
July 31, 2019
Kevin Davis discusses how law enforcement agencies can do a better job of dealing with the news media following a use-of-force incident. The days of "no comment" are long since gone.
July 20, 2019
Don Alwes discusses the problem of blue-on-blue accidental shootings, especially with plainclothes and off-duty officers, and how to prevent these incidents.
July 12, 2019
In today's political climate, one action or comment others don't like could cost you your job.
July 10, 2019
In past June issues, POLICE covered rudimentary age progressed photo technology, the infamous Columbine High School shooting, and the introduction of body cameras for officers. Here is a look back at the pages of POLICE Magazine 10, 20, and 30 years ago.
June 30, 2019
We asked our readers what they would do to prevent school shootings and improve law enforcement response to such incidents, and we got a lot of interesting answers.
June 28, 2019
You can immediately destroy drug evidence for post-adjudicated cases with NarkSafe NDA
May 29, 2019
The 2018 use-of-force report shows a second year of rising attacks on officers. That year, officers were attacked 784 times, a 6-percent increase over 2017 when there were 741 attacks on officers. In 2016, there were about 590 such attacks.
May 28, 2019
Identify potential threats and stay out of harm’s way with these devices.
May 15, 2019