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4 Major Reasons to Go Back To College

4 Major Reasons to Go Back To College

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for adults to return to college, especially with the flexibility that distance education can provide for busy students. Here are four reasons why you might consider going back to school.

June 17, 2019

Equilibrium

Equilibrium

It is tough to have effective training when the troops are not receptive to the message.

December 10, 2018

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

Responding to the Active Shooter

Responding to the Active Shooter

Nearly two decades after Columbine there shouldn't be any question as to what we as law enforcement should do in an active shooter situation. We have to respond as safely as possible, grab what we have with us, and stop the killing.

November 9, 2018

Crowd Control: Beyond the Mobile Field Force

Crowd Control: Beyond the Mobile Field Force

American officers are facing a new era of protest, but agencies are still using tactics and methods and training their officers to the standards of 40 or more years ago. I submit to you that the time has come for change in how American officers respond to protests and riots, and that you could learn a lot from your colleagues across the Atlantic.

October 4, 2018

Responding to Domestic Disturbances

Responding to Domestic Disturbances

A domestic disturbance call can involve anything from a verbal dispute to a homicide. So we all need reminders of the danger of domestic disputes and ensure officers are taking all precautions.

October 4, 2018

How To Survive a Reprimand

How To Survive a Reprimand

Dealing with a reprimand at work can be a very distressing situation. Sometimes we create the situation and sometimes the situation is created for us. Either way, it's best to develop a strategy so you are prepared if and when it happens.

October 1, 2018

The Patrol Athlete

The Patrol Athlete

If you work patrol, you'll benefit from an exercise regimen focused on functional strength training specific to your daily duties.

September 4, 2018

The Old Guy League

The Old Guy League

This old guy league is a collection of distinguished and often colorful characters; take time to get to know a few. It is very important for the older generations to pass on the institutional knowledge and share the hard lessons learned for this profession to progress.

September 4, 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 Survive the Academy

How To Survive the Academy

Police Academy Instructor Patrick Martin shares 10 tips to help prospective officers meet the rigors of police training.

August 7, 2018

Is Contact and Cover Dead?
How To Deal With a New Supervisor

How To Deal With a New Supervisor

I've learned a few things about dealing with new supervisors in my 30-plus-year career in law enforcement. Here are some of them in no particular order.

July 9, 2018

Shooting Range Equipment

Shooting Range Equipment

These tools will help improve your experience on the shooting range and in training. 

June 29, 2018

It’s Been an Honor and a Privilege

It’s Been an Honor and a Privilege

Several themes emerge as I look back on my own small piece of that history. They are things that I wish I understood better when I was younger on the job. They are also things that I hope those who come after me can find of some service as they continue the work that I am leaving behind.

June 22, 2018

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