LA officer carries on after suspect's bullet paralyzes her
Los Angeles Police Officer Kristina Ripatti didn't hear the gunfire that changed her life.
She didn't feel the bullet that plunged through her chest, nicked a rib, tore through a lung and severed her spine. And she never saw the gun in the suspect's hand -- the part that bothers her most, she said. Ten years of reflexively watching people's hands for weapons
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The Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Examination: What every police officer should know
By Laurence Miller, PhD
Part 2 of a 2-part series
In Part 1, Police Psychologist Dr. Laurence Miller explained the Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Exam, what may lead an officer to be directed to take one and what you can do to be prepare yourself for the experience.
In Part 2 of this series, Dr. Laurence explores
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Submitted by: Sgt./Instructor Hunt Blair, Columbia (TN) PD
Being a veteran of both Iraq Wars, I have learned that eye protection is paramount. A good quality set of eye glasses can serve multiple purposes on traffic stops and any other outdoors call.
They will protect your eyes in case you are attacked
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