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February 05, 2016
P1 Photo of the Week: Cops & kids PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Cops & kids

(PoliceOne Image) Officers from the Broadmoor (Calif.) Police Department hung out at a "Cops &... - Full Story
January 30, 2016
How can civilians best support their local cops? P1 Community - The Question

How can civilians best support their local cops?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What can I do to best support my local police officers... - Full Story
January 29, 2016
P1 Photo of the Week: Father's little helpers PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Father's little helpers

(PoliceOne Image) When their father was working a parade route, these two did not leave his side. Tristan,... - Full Story
January 27, 2016
4 principles cops can use to overcome negativity and negative thoughts Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

4 principles cops can use to overcome negativity and negative thoughts

No one is immune to dark thoughts and impulses. Everyone is unique, however, in how frequently they allow these thoughts to intrude and what they do with them when they do - Full Story
January 22, 2016
P1 Photo of the Week: Perfect balancing act PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Perfect balancing act

(PoliceOne Image) A driver in Los Altos Hills (Calif.) was driving too fast and tried to make a quick... - Full Story
January 21, 2016
Suicide intervention: How cops can avoid getting sued Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Suicide intervention: How cops can avoid getting sued

With such difficult and complex legal traps and hurdles to overcome, it becomes legally perilous for officers to intervene in suicidal situations - Full Story
January 21, 2016
3 ways showing respect can advance your investigation John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

3 ways showing respect can advance your investigation

Failing to show respect to people may prevent you from getting information essential to your investigation - Full Story
January 20, 2016
Cops respond: What 1 word best defines the police mindset? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Cops respond: What 1 word best defines the police mindset?

Whatever it’s called — guardian, warrior, both, or something different — mindset matters immensely - Full Story
January 15, 2016
How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident Tim Barfield - Becoming Knights

How cops can stay 'left of bang' in a critical incident

These five keys will help you prevent an incident from spiraling out of control - Full Story
January 15, 2016
P1 Photo of the Week: When you assume PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: When you assume

(PoliceOne Image) On patrol, officers see a lot of strange things. When California Highway Patrol Officer... - Full Story



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