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10 Tips for Surviving Cold Weather on Duty
“You build up your equipment list over the years, things that work and things that don't work, things that are comfortable and things that are not, and you just kind of roll with the punches," says Sgt. Jordan R. Grabar, of the Erie County Sheriff's Office.
December 20, 2022
StabilIcers Heel Ice Cleats
STABILgear's STABILicers Heel ice cleats provide enhanced traction in the critical heel zone to protect against dangerous slips and falls in snow and ice.
November 21, 2014
Trex Ice Traction Device
Ergodyne's Trex 6304 Ice Traction Device keeps you from slipping in ice or snow. It features one-piece stretchable rubber construction and uses a contoured "step in" 3D design.
November 21, 2014
Illinois Police Deploy Snowmobiles After Blizzard Hits
Two snowmobiles owned by the Round Lake Park (Ill.) Police Department were put into service Wednesday afternoon to assist with some 40 vehicles that had slid off roadways.
February 3, 2011
The Hazards of Patrolling In Snow
Winter poses unique dangers for the patrol officer. Dealing with these threats is a matter of weather-proofing yourself both mentally and physically.
January 26, 2011
Driving In Nasty Weather
Weather is a hazard that must be managed by law enforcement officers, especially when driving patrol vehicles. Lt. Keith Wilson, who oversees the Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit, provided a few suggestions, so officer safety will be top of mind when operating your vehicle in nasty weather.
December 28, 2010
Michigan Deputy's Ski-Doo REV Patrol Sled
A Michigan sheriff's deputy gives us a tour of his 2007 Ski-Doo patrol sled that's powered with an 800cc engine (available in a 2- and 4-stroke configuration). In his state, there are no speed limits for snowmobiles except near towns and around certain lakes, he mentions in a YouTube comment.
December 28, 2009
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 18, 2009
Police Follow Snow Tracks To Arrest Burglars
Three parolees living in a halfway house were arrested after Greenwood Village (Colo.) police followed their snow tracks to a Motel 6.
October 29, 2009
National Geographic Debuts 'Alaska State Troopers'
The National Geographic Channel will debut on Wednesday "Alaska State Troopers," a reality series that "captures a mixture of raw nature and criminal activity throughout the Alaskan wilderness and its remote villages," according to the show website.
October 8, 2009
Anchorage (Alaska) Police Department
The Anchorage Police Department is looking for (more than) a few good men and women.
October 31, 2006
Snowstorm Helps Police Catch Burglars
German police on Thursday captured two men suspected of stealing from 15 cars and two garden sheds by following their footprints in the snow for several kilometers (miles).
December 28, 2005
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