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SC Officer Dies After Medical Emergency in Training
Master Police Officer Tyrell Owens Riley became ill during the physical fitness training portion of the assessment and was transported by EMS to Providence Hospital, where he suffered cardiac arrest and could not be revived.
September 26, 2022
2019 Mountain States SWAT Training and Competition
Law enforcement from all over the country came to Utah's Spanish Fork Canyon for the fifth annual Mountain States SWAT Training and Competition in early September.
October 1, 2019
Body Armor Protection Levels: What Do They Mean? Which One is Right for You?
What do the various levels of body armor protection mean? How do you choose which one is best for you?
April 22, 2019
1 Thing to be More Outraged Over than the Jussie Smollett Debacle
Am I outraged about the 16 felony charges against Jussie Smollett being summarily dropped? Sure, but I'm also utterly unsurprised. Here's something that recently happened which did surprise me, and has me pretty hot under the collar.
March 29, 2019
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
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
Improving SWAT Operations
Experts say the chance for positive outcomes during tactical team callouts will increase with better selection of team members, organization of teams, training of operators and commanders; and with more effective use of equipment and technology.
August 8, 2018
Female Officer Becomes Ninth Woman to Join Elite NYPD Unit
Officer Emily Werfel, 27, is now one of just nine female members of the NYPD's elite Emergency Service Unit .
April 5, 2018
Motor Units Are Resource Multipliers
Are your agency's motorcycle officers being used to their full advantage?
April 2, 2018
When seconds count …
The G-Shock Mudmaster GG1000-IA5 timepiece provides officers in today’s demanding enforcement world with a timepiece they can count on by answering four key questions officers have regarding their gear.
March 27, 2018
When seconds count…
In a world where seconds count, officers cannot afford for their timepiece to fail.
March 22, 2018
Texas Constable Dies During Tactical Team Qualifications
Precinct 5 Deputy Constable Mark Diebold of Tarant County, TX, died Thursday during tactical team qualifications.
September 8, 2017
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