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The Patrol Issues topic page offers news, commentary, analysis, and tactical tips that will help prepare police officers for life on the thin blue line. Suspect contacts, witness interviews, foot pursuits, citizen complaints, angry sergeants, and endless report writing are day-to-day activities for a patrol officer who knows that the “routine” is anything but routine.
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July 25, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: Ready for patrol PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Ready for patrol

(PoliceOne Image) Officer Andrew Jurewich of the Norwood Police Department in Massachusetts snapped... - Full Story
July 21, 2014
8 ways you can be a great police warrior Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

8 ways you can be a great police warrior

Your job as a warrior is to have more positive attributes than negative - Full Story
July 18, 2014
4 ways to improve your department’s patrol rifle program Dan Danaher - Tactical Encounters

4 ways to improve your department’s patrol rifle program

Unfortunately, many patrol rifle programs are insufficient in preparing officers to have the confidence and skills to properly and effectively deploy their rifles during stressful engagements - Full Story
July 10, 2014
3 reasons the personal written debrief (PWD) can improve your performance Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

3 reasons the personal written debrief (PWD) can improve your performance

The PWD works because it helps wire the brain by creating and establishing a memory file that will be used in future decision making (just don’t call it a diary) - Full Story
July 09, 2014
Why you should rethink practical jokes on patrol Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Why you should rethink practical jokes on patrol

I don’t like practical jokes, and to this very day I think Steve’s “man with a gun” call in front of Frontier Realty was dangerous and in poor taste - Full Story
July 09, 2014
8 tips from a CO on working graveyard shift Harriet Fox - The CO's Corner

8 tips from a CO on working graveyard shift

What has worked for you that helps you through your graveyard journey? - Full Story
July 08, 2014
3 things cops need to know about Juggalos PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

3 things cops need to know about Juggalos

Law enforcement professionals should be aware that this group routinely attracts members who come from difficult lives filled with trauma, parental neglect and, in many cases, serious mental disorders - Full Story
July 02, 2014
20 undeniable truths of law enforcement Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

20 undeniable truths of law enforcement

Have faith that your good works are being measured by the “Big Guy upstairs” — and I’m not talking about the Chief - Full Story
June 30, 2014
5 basic principles for conducting a safe traffic stop Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

5 basic principles for conducting a safe traffic stop

Regardless of how long you’ve been doing traffic stops, no two are the same and they aren’t “routine” until the driver is in the wind and you’re moving on to the next detail - Full Story
June 25, 2014
5 ways defense attorneys try to trip up cops (and how to beat them) Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

5 ways defense attorneys try to trip up cops (and how to beat them)

Cops are frustrated to learn that defense attorneys have no obligation to the truth in defense of their clients, but take solace in the fact that it frustrates an attorney when they’re unable to rattle you - Full Story



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