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February 06, 2012
Loaded for bear: Keep a 'GO' bag handy Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Loaded for bear: Keep a 'GO' bag handy

Every agency or shift has one. I refer to the officer who is prepared (some would say over-prepared)... - Full Story
December 29, 2011
Looking ahead to the Southeast Regional Warrior Symposium Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Looking ahead to the Southeast Regional Warrior Symposium

There will be a series of seminars addressing topics such as National Security, Mass Casualty Response, and Active Shooter Threat Planning and Preparation - Full Story
November 23, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Are American cops ready for a Mumbai-style swarm? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Are American cops ready for a Mumbai-style swarm?

Three years after a three-day siege in Mumbai, India, we must contemplate the possibility a of multiple-location multiple-attacker assault happening here - Full Story
November 09, 2011
Dynamic entry... via squad car Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Dynamic entry... via squad car

When lives are at stake, it may be necessary to roll the dice with outside-the-box thinking - Full Story
September 30, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Police watch for 'lone wolves' following death of Anwar al-Awlaki Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Police watch for 'lone wolves' following death of Anwar al-Awlaki

To many people in the English-speaking world, al-Awlaki has been the face of al Qaeda since SEALs killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan - Full Story
August 01, 2011
Video: The Israeli 'limited tactical entry technique' for hostage rescue clears Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Video: The Israeli 'limited tactical entry technique' for hostage rescue clears

Because the overall operational goal is to save the life of the hostage (or hostages), shots must be “straight, fast, and coming from multiple barrels” in order to increase the chances of the threat going down immediately - Full Story
July 25, 2011
Enabling rapid police response to remote areas Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Enabling rapid police response to remote areas

Pre-incident planning must take place, with things like airborne and maritime assets specifically considered in mutual-aid capability assessments - Full Story
July 25, 2011
Active shooters: The killing will not stop until we stop it Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Active shooters: The killing will not stop until we stop it

You can’t predict where or when you may encounter an active shooter — whether it’s on or off duty — so be prepared always - Full Story
July 18, 2011
Beyond the patrol rifle: Adding a 'Designated Marksman' capability Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Beyond the patrol rifle: Adding a 'Designated Marksman' capability

The U.S. military refers to them as 'Designated Marksman,' and I propose we adopt similar terminology and the same weaponry for perhaps one in 10 patrol officers - Full Story
June 17, 2011
Active shooter response for the individual officer Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Active shooter response for the individual officer

In the post 9/11 world, we now know if active shooters or terrorists take over a hotel, public event, or school, they probably have no interest in escape - Full Story



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10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
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with Chuck Joyner