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March 24, 2015
How visualization and contingency planning help SWAT operations Dan Danaher - Tactical Encounters

How visualization and contingency planning help SWAT operations

All SWAT officers should use pre-mission visualization and try to plan for every contingency — both as a team and as individual SWAT operators — because it can mean the difference between life and death - Full Story
March 24, 2015
The C-Clamp: Are SWAT cops using a sub-optimal technique? Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

The C-Clamp: Are SWAT cops using a sub-optimal technique?

Advocates of this technique claim that it is more accurate, more ergonomic, reduces recoil, increases target transition speed, and squares off the body armor toward your adversary - Full Story
March 24, 2015
5 steps to becoming a SWAT counter-sniper Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

5 steps to becoming a SWAT counter-sniper

If you aspire to be a police counter-sniper, you can do all of these things outlined here and still not be selected, so be prepared to stay the course and try again - Full Story
March 20, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: Eyes on the prize PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Eyes on the prize

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Detective Tommy Russell of the Bend Police... - Full Story
March 16, 2015
How to update your tactics for police K-9 tactical tracking Brad Smith - K-9 Tactical Operator

How to update your tactics for police K-9 tactical tracking

While some argue about terminology —tracking versus trailing — let’s consider some strategies to reduce the risks K-9 handlers face when they get close enough to a suspect to be ambushed - Full Story
March 13, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: Training day PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Training day

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Lt. Kevin Schofield of the Berkeley Police... - Full Story
March 06, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: Boom PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Boom

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Detective Wayne Fairbairn of the Columbus... - Full Story
February 27, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: American Sniper PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: American Sniper

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week captures Officer Josh Seifert of the Bloomington... - Full Story
February 13, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: Breach PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Breach

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Stephen Braucht of the Escondido... - Full Story
January 09, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: An unusual suspect PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: An unusual suspect

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Lt. Kevin Kelly of the Euclid Police... - Full Story



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