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End of Year: Seeing 2020 in Hindsight

End of Year: Seeing 2020 in Hindsight

Looking one more time at the highs and lows of the year that was… 2020 and seeing perhaps more clearly today than on those days that comprised the year.

December 31, 2020

Command Staff: Calling Off the Chase

Command Staff: Calling Off the Chase

Options such as aborting a vehiclepursuit from afar or obtaining new technology that can help more safely end a pursuit must be explored and examined by law enforcement leaders.

September 30, 2020

Mourning in the Era of COVID-19: How Police Funerals Have Changed
Coronavirus: Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, Police Press Forward

Coronavirus: Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, Police Press Forward

This is going to get worse—far, far worse—before it's going to get better, but contrary to what many in the mainstream media would have you believe, the world is not ending. We are going to get through this—the question is, "When?"

April 10, 2020

Coronavirus: Officer Health, Staffing Shortages, and Enforcing the Shut-Downs
Coronavirus, Infectious Disease, and Officer Safety

Coronavirus, Infectious Disease, and Officer Safety

The Coronavirus is presently not a substantial threat to American law enforcement but its emergence into the national narrative provides an opportunity to remember that other threats pose a significant danger, and to recall that some simple steps can prevent succumbing to infectious disease.

March 6, 2020

Police Militarization: An Argument in Favor of LBVs, APCs, and 1033
2 Thoughts on Policing in 2020

2 Thoughts on Policing in 2020

Here are some thoughts for 2020 to continue to reduce line-of-duty deaths and reverse what appears to be a significant spike in police officer death by suicide.

January 3, 2020

2019 in Review: American Police Officers Under Fire From All Angles
Naughty and Nice: Policing During the Winter Holidays

Naughty and Nice: Policing During the Winter Holidays

The holidays offer myriad opportunities for officers to interact with the public in a positive and inspirational way. However, the season also holds the same perils officers face during the rest of the year—and potentially some heightened dangers due to holiday revelry and winter weather. Here's a quick recap of some of the things to watch out for.

December 20, 2019

7 More Tips for Off-Duty Officer Safety

Several recent events served as a reminder that off-duty officers risk coming under attack, as well as coming into contact with crimes in progress while not in uniform. Here are seven thoughts on staying safe when you're not on the job.

December 13, 2019

Policing On Halloween: Balancing Safety and Fantasy
On Independence Day, Words of Wisdom from American History
Ambush Attack: 8 Tips for Avoiding—or Surviving—Ambush Attacks
Thoughts on Patrolling Your Community During the Summer Months

Thoughts on Patrolling Your Community During the Summer Months

Memorial Day Weekend has effectively become the unofficial start to summer. So this is an excellent opportunity to offer some reminders on how to safely conduct your police business as the months get warmer and the vacationers hit the nation's highways and hotels.

May 24, 2019