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Interrogation tips and tricks Scott Buhrmaster - Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement

Interrogation tips and tricks

By Scott Buhrmaster PoliceOne Managing EditorFormer investigator Pat McCarthy has interviewed scores of suspe... - Full Story


Carry an interior door key for house searches

When doing a quick sweep through a house looking for subjects, an interior door with a "privacy lock"... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


The spaghetti sauce report John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

The spaghetti sauce report

I love to watch all those police reality TV shows — and there are a bunch of them on TV nowadays &m... - Full Story


Perspectives: Mike Schmitz - Background Investigations

PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith interviews Sgt. Mike Schmitz of the Milwaukee Police Department regarding the issues to consider when conducting a background check. Schmitz brings up issues of rights and responsibilities, and what you can do to prepare yourself for conducting the investigation.

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Report: Nuclear terror would strain day-after bomb sleuths

By Charles J. Hanley AP Special CorrespondentVIENNA (AP) — If the unthinkable happened, would we... - Full Story


Interrogation techniques

In today’s video tip, Wayne Hoover advises officers to ask a simple opening question before interrogation... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only


P1 Interactive: What should LEOs do about terrorism? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

P1 Interactive: What should LEOs do about terrorism?

What do you think?In an Associated Press report this week, FBI Director Robert Mueller said that “his agency will continue to use informants in... - Full Story


Make your own 'luck' in cracking cases

Make your own 'luck' in cracking cases

We often talk about the fact that it’s important to "train like you fight." A variation on that theme comes into play when you're doing some of the more mundane tasks in police work. - Full Story


Calif. sheriff recovers weapons stolen from police

By Karl Fischer Contra Costa TimesA trunkload of firearms stolen in the winter from Contra Costa County... - Full Story


Four arrested after Wash. armored car guard shot dead

Associated PressLAKEWOOD, Wash. — Four people have been arrested in the "cold-blooded"... - Full Story

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