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February 29, 2008
Do you have a life outside law enforcement … really? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Do you have a life outside law enforcement … really?

You’ve all heard it said that “Police work isn’t a job, it’s a lifestyle.”... - Full Story
February 08, 2008
P1 Photo of the Week: The great intimidator PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: The great intimidator

Related: The Police Shotgun: Versatile, Powerful & Still “The Great Intimidator”Submitted by:Al Arsenault... - Full Story
January 09, 2008
Undercover operations, Part II: Termination, reintegration and post-deployment syndromes Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Undercover operations, Part II: Termination, reintegration and post-deployment syndromes

Part 2 of a 2-part series Read Part I: Undercover operations, Part I: Planning, training and deployment... - Full Story
December 12, 2007
Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

"Lethality Assessment" helps gauge danger from domestic disputes

Officers from nearly 60 departments in Maryland have begun using a research-based “lethality assessment”... - Full Story
November 21, 2007
How do you really feel about your job? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

How do you really feel about your job?

By Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith How do you feel about your job? How do your employees feel about theirs?... - Full Story
November 19, 2007
Domestic violence and mandatory arrests Richard Davis, ALM - Understanding Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and mandatory arrests

Part 1 of a series You've likely heard the phrase, "Can't see the forest for the trees." According to... - Full Story
November 07, 2007
The Dr. George Thompson - Verbal Judo Tactics & Techniques

The "Hook Down Theory" and the contact power of leadership

By Dr. George Thompson From my ten years in the world of university teaching and my 23 years in law enforcement,... - Full Story
October 16, 2007
'I'm not arrestable' Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

'I'm not arrestable'

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)The words "I'm not arrestable" were uttered by a motorist... - Full Story
September 12, 2007
Choking Dobermans, alligators in the sewer and the 21-Foot Rule Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

Choking Dobermans, alligators in the sewer and the 21-Foot Rule

By Dave Smith, Street Survival Seminar Instructor One of the toughest scenarios in law enforcement is... - Full Story
July 23, 2007
Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

"Nobody ever said life was going to be fair"

While I was growing up as the youngest kid and the only girl in the family, my mom was forever telling... - Full Story



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