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Hypocrisy in Congress

Hypocrisy in Congress

Many who believe the anti-Trump bias of an FBI agent didn't affect his investigation also believe every officer is biased against minorities.

August 8, 2018

Learning from the Past

Learning from the Past

By studying the threats faced by officers years ago, today's police can prepare themselves for what they might face and develop the tactics, the training, and the mindset to prevail.

October 16, 2017

Assessing Your Education Options

Assessing Your Education Options

Students need to seek out educational opportunities that hit a variety of learning styles—all programs (whether in a classroom or online) are not created equal.

July 7, 2017

9mm vs. .40 Caliber

9mm vs. .40 Caliber

The FBI announced it was planning to swap out the .40 S and W pistols and ammunition now used by its agents and replace them with 9mm pistols and ammo. It's time to look at the real-world performance of 9mm and .40 S and W rounds in terms of wound ballistics.

January 22, 2016

Where is the Clinton Cloth for Cops?

Where is the Clinton Cloth for Cops?

Officers who use their personal email accounts for official business risk punishment for any derogatory business-related statements made on personal email. 

October 22, 2015

Cyber Terrorism: Preventing Online Assault

Cyber Terrorism: Preventing Online Assault

Hackers constantly target law enforcement. Whatever the intent, with our dependence on technology it's more important than ever that police agencies protect themselves against cyber terrorist attacks.

September 19, 2014

What's Really Going On With Crime Rates

What's Really Going On With Crime Rates

For all its censuring of personnel for on-duty trysts and off-duty DUIs, the profession pays curiously little attention to an ongoing transgression perpetrated within it: stat fudging. Misreporting statistics about crime is not a new phenomenon.

October 9, 2013

Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities

Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities

As a trauma surgeon and a tactical medical specialist, I am often asked by law enforcement officers what caliber and type of handgun ammunition offers the most stopping power. I can't answer that question. Let me explain why.

January 16, 2013

Fallen Federal Heroes

Fallen Federal Heroes

Since Christmas, the federal law enforcement community has lost five heroes. Two were fatally wounded by gunfire, one drowned during a rescue effort, and two succumbed to severe medical attacks.

April 4, 2012

9/11: In Memoriam

9/11: In Memoriam

In all, 72 police responders from municipal, state, and federal agencies lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We would also like to pay tribute to all those who later succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the terrorist attacks and working amid the rubble.

September 1, 2011

9/11: 10 Years After

9/11: 10 Years After

The ghosts of the Twin Towers and the victims of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, at the Pentagon, and on United Flight 93 still loom over law enforcement. They loom both as an indictment of the lost opportunities to have prevented 9/11 and as an omnipresent reminder of a need for vigilance.

September 1, 2011

Inside An FBI Undercover Operation

Inside An FBI Undercover Operation

The two-year investigation initially targeted corrupt employees at the DMV who sold fraudulent driver's licenses and vehicle registrations to drug dealers, terrorists, organized crime figures, and other scumbags who used aliases to enter and leave the U.S. and otherwise facilitate their criminal activity.

June 20, 2011

5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement

5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement

The gear and training employed by officers is much different today, partly as a result of the FBI Miami shootout. There have been other game-changing gunfights in the last quarter century. The following article examines each of them and how they changed your tactics, procedures, and policies.

May 4, 2011

Chasing Ghosts In a Civil Rights Era Cop Killing

Chasing Ghosts In a Civil Rights Era Cop Killing

On June 2, 1965, Dep. O'Neal Moore and Dep. David "Creed" Rogers were patrolling near their homes in Varnado, a very small town on the Mississippi border. The deputies were heading for a stop at the Moores' house for dinner. They never tasted the meal.

October 22, 2010

Why I Joined the Bomb Squad

Why I Joined the Bomb Squad

By the time you read this article, I should have completed the six-week basic course at the FBI/Army Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville, Ala. Which means I will be well on my way to becoming a certified bomb technician, a career aspiration that many people—including fellow cops—consider crazy.

September 1, 2008

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