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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.

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When seconds count…

In a world where seconds count, officers cannot afford for their timepiece to fail.

Inside the FBI's Alabama Bunker Raid

The carefully orchestrated raid that ended a hostage standoff at a survivalist's bunker in Midland City, Ala., was a SWAT tactic of last resort for the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team (HRT).

Gunman Kills Bus Driver, Kidnaps Autistic Boy

Explosives specialists with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrived in Midland City, Ala., after a gunman boarded a stopped school bus, shot the driver, and took a 5-year-old autistic boy hostage.

Park Ranger Fatally Shot at Mt. Rainer National Park

Park Ranger Margaret Anderson was fatally shot following a New Year's Day traffic stop. Authorities searched for the suspect early Monday, as the park was closed and evacuated.

Grueling Searches: The Mendocino Manhunt

Every tactical team should realistically assess whether they're capable and ready to handle a challenging and sustained manhunt in difficult terrain. Even the most built-up urban cities have outdoor areas with large, rugged places for dangerous suspects to hide. If your team isn't ready, now is the time to get up to speed.

Survivalist Shot by Officers, After Five-Day Manhunt

Aaron Bassler, 35, was shot seven times in the chest, by tactical officers from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, as he held a Norinco SKS rifle. The deputies located Bassler at 12:35 p.m. There was a round in the chamber, the rifle was in the fire position, and Bassler's finger was extended alongside the trigger.

Fugitive's Remains Found Nine Years After Escape

Law enforcement officers solved the question to the pending riddle—Where did Jason McVean go?—nine years after the fugitive and two partners reportedly stole a truck, shot and killed Cortez (Colo.) Police Officer Dale Claxton, and then vanished. Based upon witness accounts of the 1998 murder, it is believed McVean pulled the trigger.