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Calif. cop shoots suspect dead after being attacked with chain

When the officer got out of her car, the suspect immediately began landing repeated blows about her head and face - Full Story

News

Naming cops involved in shootings a balancing act for PDs

One Va. city tries to find a way to balance the public interest and their right to know with officer's safety - Full Story

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With 2 killings this week, La. police deaths rising

With 2 killings this week, La. police deaths rising

Police badges in Louisiana are banded with black ribbons more than usual this year - Full Story

Videos

Reality Training: How cops can avoid an ambush

With the recent uptick in ambushes against cops, maintaining situational awareness is a key element in officer survival. In this installment of Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews an incident out of Arizona in order to provide tips on avoiding an attack.

Columns

6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace

We need to go deeper into this issue — to not just address the existence of bullying — but to offer real suggestions to combat it at the source - Full Story

Columns

Rapid Response: Civilians take down a cop killer (and what it says about Americans) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Civilians take down a cop killer (and what it says about Americans)

Cops are rightly filled with anger and sadness about yet another ambush attack on a LEO, but one element to this story can be held up and praised: the actions of ordinary citizens who rushed to his aid - Full Story

News

Deputy shoots, kills armed White House fence jumper in Pa. courthouse

The suspect entered the lobby of a courthouse and slashed a deputy before he was fatally shot - Full Story

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Video: Kan. man swings dog on leash at cops

Video: Kan. man swings dog on leash at cops

Man faces animal cruelty charges for swinging his pet at the officer - Full Story



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Officer Safety Columnists

Past the Uniform Past the Uniform
with Marty Katz
Taking Training to the Next Level Taking Training to the Next Level
with Ed Flosi