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10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing

We've had dozens of attempted attacks by radicalized Islamist terrorists here in the United States since 9/11, and only in the case of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was there any degree of 'success' on the part of the attacker - Full Story


Five 'Sovereign Citizens' plot to kidnap, kill Alaska cops

Members of the domestic terrorism group also plotted to kill a judge, claiming courts should have no authority over them - Full Story


Despite DNA, Fla. man acquitted in 1972 NY cold-case murder trial

By Ben Dobbin Associated PressROCHESTER, N.Y. — A twice-convicted sexual predator was acquitted... - Full Story


Blame continues to fly in Ft. Hood shooting

The United States Army is reprimanding 9 officers for failure to heed and act upon warning signs in the behavior of accused shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan - Full Story


Man accused of plotting to bomb Bush home indicted

Saudi attending college in Texas was indicted on a charge of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction - Full Story


Video: HD dash cams sharpen vision in Texas

They read license plates from about 35 to 40 feet away, versus regular cameras that typically go about 10 to 15 feet - Full Story


Forensics technology for TASER application

When an officer deploys a TASER, some information is forensically stored on the device, but some information is not. For example, whether or not the discharge was a hit, a miss, or a partial discharge, has not — until now — been easily identifiable. Officer Chris Myers of the Seattle Police Department explains how one of the forensics experts with the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory has devised a new way to determine the approximate length of a TASER discharge by looking at the TASER probe itself.


Don't let your gloves give you away

During an arrest, many suspects will see the common medical gloves — colored in blue and green and white — as a cue of imminent arrest. You may be able to deter and immediate threat from this by disguising your gloves. There are solutions available on the market that are harder to notice as being medical gloves which are at least worth looking into.


Video: Cops arrest three after Delaware brawl goes viral

Investigators are glad the crimes were recorded, but say they do not yet know the videographer's identity - Full Story


Video: SF cops accused of illegal searches, contradicting reports

Lt. Troy Dangerfield, Police Department spokesman, said the agency takes the accusations seriously but defended its integrity - Full Story

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