With police agencies’ use-of-force policies increasingly in the spotlight, de-escalation training can offer opportunities to better protect the public and officers, while improving the agency’s community standing and cutting the potential for budget-busting liability payments.
Adding new technology is complicated and filled with uncertainty. This whitepaper explains how the Nebraska State Patrol and South Carolina State Patrol did so cost effectively and were able to help officers safely and efficiently process accident scenes.
In the POLICE Special Report: Drug Enforcement, Protection & Testing, read about how to accurately test narcotics in the field, the legal justification for using K-9s in drug enforcement, and the policing of illegal marijuana grows in states where it is legal to sell and cultivate marijuana under license.
Know the symptoms of COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread of the disease on duty.
In the POLICE Special Report: Fleet Management & Upfitting, read about How to Get the Most Out of Your Telematics Solution, Building a New Fleet Facility, Testing the Latest Police Patrol Vehicles, Making the Case for Fleet Software, Justifying the Purchase of Armored Vehicles, and How Inmate Labor Can Benefit Fleet Shops.
In the POLICE Special Report: Preventing & Preparing for Workplace Attacks, learn about How Police Can Help Mitigate Sudden Workplace Violence, Protecting Houses of Worship, Getting School Officials on Board for Active Assailant Drills, Preparing the Community for Violent Threats, and New Threat Detection Technologies.
Here you’ll find a collection of the best articles published in the pages of POLICE and on PoliceMag.com in 2019. We think you’ll find they’re worth revisiting.
The key to providing the best protection to the public is by implementing the proper equipment. With first-responder networks, agencies are able to successfully communicate during emergencies. Here are the best practices to consider when implementing a first-responder network for your agency.
In POLICE Magazine’s Special Report: Software & Mobile Apps, read about How the Newest Software is Increasing Officer Efficiency, Helps Detectives Close Cases, and Enhances Officer Safety; Cloud-Based Policy and Training Management Tools; The Next Generation of Law Enforcement Software; and Putting Telematics to Work for Departments.
In POLICE Magazine’s Special Report: Ballistic Protection, read about Maintaining Concealable Body Armor, Adding Ballistic Armor to Patrol Vehicles, 10 Things You Need to Know About Ballistic Helmets, Defensive Measures on Campus, What You Should Know About Hard Armor, and the Future of Armor.
Emerging technologies are helping policemen do their work more effective and safer. Find out which technologies have already proven their true value.
Today’s threats during large events range from domestic terrorism to random bombings to plain old-fashioned criminal behavior. Find out which tools law enforcement is using to keep the public safe.