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The critical gap in training that's killing cops (and how to fill it) - 10/16/2014
The critical gap in training that's killing cops (and how to fill it)

We lose more cops at their own hands than are killed by the bad guys but the profession does no scenario-based training to prepare officers for that danger.

 
Cops hesitate more, err less when shooting black suspects, study finds - 10/14/2014
Cops hesitate more, err less when shooting black suspects, study finds

According to findings from a research team’s innovative experiments, officers are less likely to erroneously shoot unarmed black suspects than they were unarmed whites — 25 times less likely, in fact.

 
Responding to a chronic terrorist threat - 10/14/2014
Responding to a chronic terrorist threat

Historically, al Qaeda had been able to succeed in their attacks because terrorism had become a third-tier priority for the U.S. government in the 1990s, and very few resources were dedicated ...

 
How you can get more and better sleep off duty - 10/10/2014
How you can get more and better sleep off duty

There is no shortage of proof that police officers are working fatigued — evidenced by the sometimes fatal errors that occur as a result.

 
How 3 veterans built a career after retirement - 10/09/2014
How 3 veterans built a career after retirement

Jeff Carlyle, Rick Dunn, and Mark McClure are doing something right in their second careers after retiring from police and military posts - this year their office was the Signal 88 Franchise ...

 
What cops need to know about Butane hash oil - 10/08/2014
What cops need to know about Butane hash oil

If officers don't take the right steps to ensure their personal safety on scene of a BHO lab, they can find themselves the next victims in a BHO explosion

 
Cops' Survival: Can 10 feet make the difference? - 10/07/2014
Cops' Survival: Can 10 feet make the difference?

When you’re fighting at bad-breath distance, simply pointing and pulling the trigger stands a fair chance of success, but when you get out to seven yards or further, marksmanship training begins ...

 
Stressed about the cop-killer commencement speaker? Try this... - 10/02/2014
Stressed about the cop-killer commencement speaker? Try this...

Graduating students at Goddard College made a terrible decision in inviting Cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal — I made the decision to use a stress management tool and take control of my emotional response.

 
Kids facing adversity get relief on LEO-sponsored hunting trips - 10/02/2014
Kids facing adversity get relief on LEO-sponsored hunting trips

Law enforcement officers often do great, kind, positive, and life-affirming things for people that nobody ever hears about — Pat Novesky’s annual Dream Hunt is one such effort.

 
Keeping motor cops safe with a break-in program - 10/01/2014
Keeping motor cops safe with a break-in program

Prior to deploying motorcycles, a department should seek out a training school that provides thorough and challenging training — look for schools that include a field break-in period or that ...

 
Why your police agency needs an LEO 'Fire Marshal' - 09/29/2014
Why your police agency needs an LEO 'Fire Marshal'

It is important to build a partnership between law enforcement and the citizens that you protect to help ensure the safety of human life and the protection of assets.

 
What cops need to know about Apple’s iOS 8 lockout - 09/29/2014
What cops need to know about Apple’s iOS 8 lockout

Examining Apple’s claim that iOS 8 prevents investigators from getting subscriber data, the reality is that there’s more to it than that

 
RISE Award nominee: Officers save countless lives amid a catastrophic blast - 09/28/2014
RISE Award nominee: Officers save countless lives amid a catastrophic blast

Without any radio contact, Officer Irving communicated with his officers and outside first responders to evacuate his town and prevent further tragedy after the West fertilizer plant explosion

 
How to prepare your agency for a mass water rescue - 09/28/2014
How to prepare your agency for a mass water rescue

In Spring 2014, several Pennsylvania agencies partnered to ensure that a specially trained team of officers will be available for deployment during future hurricanes and other mass-flooding events

 
10 body camera patrol tips to keep attorneys off your back - 09/24/2014
10 body camera patrol tips to keep attorneys off your back

You have a good chance of being on video from somebody’s device — don’t let them tell your story before you do

 

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