PoliceOne would like to congratulate Deputy Charlie Kelley with the Alamosa County (CO) Sheriff's Office. Charlie participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won a Freemotion 200 Headset from FreeLinc.
CHANTILLY, Virginia- A heavily armed teenager was targeting police when he opened fire outside a suburban Washington police station, killing a detective and seriously wounding two officers, officials said.
(left) Detective Vicky O. Armel (left) was killed Monday when Michael Kennedy (right) opened fire outside the Fairfax County, Va., Police Department. (AP Photo/Fairfax County, Va. Police Department)
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Justifying off duty preparedness to your family: A Street Survival Q & A
By Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith Street Survival Seminar instructor
What do you say to future in-laws, or any family members or friends, who feel that carrying a gun off duty is disconcerting, dangerous and unnecessary? Recently, a Street Survival Seminar attendee asked that very question and instructor Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith
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I have caught both new and veteran officers making a simple but dangerous mistake: not protecting their duty gear while in public bathrooms, specifically by using the urinal.
I warned a recuit one afternoon about how vulnerable his weapon was while he was standing at the urinal
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