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February 01, 2016
Police grants: What's being federally funded in 2016? Denise Schlegel - Secrets to Getting Police Grants

Police grants: What's being federally funded in 2016?

Here's a summary of federal funding in 2016 for law enforcement agencies - Full Story
January 29, 2016
Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned

There is no word for the feeling a cop has as he finds himself in a critical life-or-death incident, armed with nothing but an overwhelming urge to assist - Full Story
January 24, 2016
14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program

A panel of three experts led the patrol rifle session of the 2016 SHOT Show Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) - Full Story
January 21, 2016
SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare) Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare)

Events of the past year have put some new twists on the active shooter problem - Full Story
January 15, 2016
How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident Tim Barfield - Becoming Knights

How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident

These five keys will help you prevent an incident from spiraling out of control - Full Story
December 28, 2015
What the famed 'I'll take a bullet' cop can teach us about officer safety for 2016 Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

What the famed 'I'll take a bullet' cop can teach us about officer safety for 2016

Knowing that they may need to take a bullet in their effort to save an innocent, police officers went to work each day wearing their body armor - Full Story
December 27, 2015
2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives

Here are some selected examples of people who are with their families this Christmas because of the courage and decisive action of American police officers - Full Story
December 09, 2015
Departments must train citizens to be first responders during active shootings American Military University - In Public Safety

Departments must train citizens to be first responders during active shootings

Traditional first responders include law enforcement, the fire service, and emergency medical personnel - Full Story
December 04, 2015
When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident

Active killer incidents and other large-scale mass-casualty events are sudden — you need to get ready with tactics and tools to help get you through a very, very long day - Full Story
December 02, 2015
Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings

The manner in which the assault on the Inland Regional Center was carried out holds some hallmarks of attacks we have seen overseas such as in Paris and Mali last month, and Mumbai in 2008 - Full Story



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