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FirstForward

FirstForward

FirstForward, created by Envisage Technologies, is an innovative training website for first responders.

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Discreetly Carrying Long Guns in Public

Discreetly Carrying Long Guns in Public

A sling bag allows an officer to carry a long gun in public for extended periods of time while keeping the weapon secured and out of sight. And the weapon can be quickly deployed when needed. Read Brian Marshall's full article here.

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When You Work for a Jerk

Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship

Who among us hasn't worked for a jerk and found ourselves dreading the moment we had to pull into the parking lot at the beginning of the workday?

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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.

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Responding to Domestic Disturbances

Once the parties have been separated, interview everyone involved. Do so from a safe distance,...

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.

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How To Survive a Reprimand

When you are made aware of a complaint against you deemed to have merit, you should have a...

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.