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Killing Urban Shield

Killing Urban Shield

Last month activists and politicians in Northern California pulled the plug on America's best scenario-based SWAT training exercise.

April 2, 2019

Training the Bomb Hunters

Training the Bomb Hunters

Person-Borne Explosives Detection Dogs can detect explosives being carried on the body of a moving person.

November 16, 2018

The Evolution of SWAT Operator Selection

The Evolution of SWAT Operator Selection

The SWAT candidate assessment process at a South Carolina agency shows how tactical teams are looking for more than just extreme athletes and great shots.

August 8, 2018

How to Become a Bomb Tech

How to Become a Bomb Tech

There are many more officers who want to wear the fabled bomb tech symbol of laurel leaves, electric bolts, and an aerial known as the "crab" than there are positions available.

September 4, 2015

Public Response to In-Custody Deaths

Public Response to In-Custody Deaths

The chances of an in-custody death subsequent to police use of less-lethal weapons sparking a media firestorm in your city are ever growing. So it is imperative that your agency be prepared to respond to the public and media when an arrest-related death occurs.

September 17, 2013

ATF's Tactical Medic Program

ATF's Tactical Medic Program

ATF tactical medics operate as a special agent EMTs with a life-saving skill set. They can perform classic trauma-care functions such as CPR, bandaging, splinting, applying oxygen, and spinal immobilization. They also utilize advanced skills.

August 18, 2013

Loon Mountain (N.H.) Ski Patrol

Loon Mountain (N.H.) Ski Patrol

The bread-and-butter calls on Paul Hayes' beat are ones you might expect: traffic control, investigating thefts, finding lost children, and handling unruly public intoxicants. Then there are the ones you might not expect: evacuating aerial chair lifts, transporting injured people via sled, and dealing with drug- or alcohol-fueled "Ski.U.I." incidents.

November 19, 2009

Douglas County (Colo.) Sheriff's Detention Unit

Douglas County (Colo.) Sheriff's Detention Unit

Inmates at Douglas County Detention Center in Colorado are indeed being punished, but the deputies who work there don't style themselves as punishers. Rather, they work as enforcers and facilitators-maintaining order and teaching life skills that will hopefully reduce the number of "repeat customers" to the jail.

September 17, 2009

Albuquerque PD's Strategic Outreach Teams

Albuquerque PD's Strategic Outreach Teams

Tony, a chronically homeless man, lived in Albuquerque's Civic Plaza—also known as Concrete Park—and was well known by police and aid workers alike. Not because he was a problem citizen; Tony's behavior rarely generated any complaints. Instead, the Albuquerque (N.M.) Police Department often received calls from citizens who were worried about the friendly man's welfare.

June 1, 2008

The State of American Law Enforcement - Can the Average Cop Thrive in the Age of Specialization?

Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff's Agricultural Unit

Homer Brown, Larry Lingo, and Lowell Cain—the three detectives who work the Agricultural Unit of Hillsborough County, Fla.—aren't afraid to get down and dirty. "We just got done rounding up some cows at 10 this morning," says Det. Brown, referring to a case the trio and their horses handled on a hot, humid day last July.

October 1, 2007

Fla. Department of LE's Crimes Against Children Mobile Unit

Fla. Department of LE's Crimes Against Children Mobile Unit

The grisly murder of six-year-old Adam Walsh in 1981 was a wake-up call for America. Not only did it bring national attention to the growing problem of missing and abducted children, it also fostered an overhaul in the system.

August 1, 2007

Reno (Nev.) PD's Motel Interdiction Team

Reno (Nev.) PD's Motel Interdiction Team

The Star of Reno shines no more. Luck ran out a long time ago for those who lodge at the Roulette Motel. And you'll find more grim than glamour at the Monte Carlo. Welcome to downtown Reno, Nev.

June 1, 2007

Austin (Texas) PD's Crisis Negotiation Team

Texas' capital city of Austin was the site of the infamous Texas Tower sniper incident in 1966, widely credited with inspiring the creation of SWAT teams. Today it is home to a nationally recognized police crisis-negotiation team.

March 1, 2007

Boston PD's Harbor Patrol Unit

When it comes to the Boston Harbor, what goes in…must eventually come out. And as countless criminals and scofflaws have learned, it's usually the Boston Police Department that brings evidence to the surface—figuratively and literally.

January 1, 2007

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