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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.

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Spartan Armor Systems Introduces Two New Wraparound Body Armor Vests

Spartan Armor Systems, a manufacturer of American-designed and made body armor, tactical gear and targets, has announced its new wraparound body armor vests for tactical operators and professionals who require additional security and safety in a lightweight, concealable carrier.

LAPD and LASD Equip 180 SWAT Officers With Team Wendy Helmets

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) have purchased Team Wendy's EXFIL Ballistic SL helmet for their tactical teams.

Illinois Trooper Shot, Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries Executing Search Warrant

An Illinois State Police trooper was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries executing a search warrant in East St. Louis early Friday, leading to a standoff at a house in a residential neighborhood.

Answering SWAT Critics

Is SWAT overused? What missions should it be assigned? Is it too costly? And now that patrol officers have rifles and other special gear, is it still needed?

Tactical Helmets

The Propper line of tactical helmets is designed to maximize both protection and comfort for the toughest situations. Officers can choose from a variety of styles to fit their mission.

Suspected Philadelphia Cop Shooter Has Extensive and Violent Criminal Record

In 2008, he was convicted of escaping, fleeing from police, and resisting arrest. Along the way, he beat criminal charges on everything from kidnapping to attempted murder.

Multiple Officers Wounded, 1 Critical in North Philadelphia Shooting

One of the officers was reportedly shot in the head and is in critical condition. The critically wounded officer was reportedly conscious when he was taken from the scene.

Officers Praised for "Remarkable" Response to El Paso Walmart Shooting

El Paso Mayor Dee Morgan praised the officers for "remarkable police work" that saved lives and for capturing the suspect without firing a shot. In a press conference Saturday evening Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expressed "incredible gratitude" for law enforcement "minimizing the loss of life by confronting the shooter."

Active Shooter Attack at El Paso Walmart, Multiple Fatalities

Police responded to reports of an active shooting in the area of the Cielo Vista Mall shortly before 11 a.m. and asked people to stay clear of the active scene. El Paso Police Sgt. Enrique Carrillo told reporters shortly before 1 p.m. that one person was in custody and there was no longer an "imminent threat" to the area.