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April 04, 2008
Aim for peace, but be prepared for war Dr. George Thompson - Verbal Judo Tactics & Techniques

Aim for peace, but be prepared for war

The most important thing we don’t teach, but should, is a coherent philosophy that can unite the... - Full Story
March 31, 2008
Mandatory arrest: A flawed policy based on a false premise Richard Davis, ALM - Understanding Domestic Violence

Mandatory arrest: A flawed policy based on a false premise

In sum, the labeling of all acts of physical aggression as violent [italics added] can have unintended... - Full Story
March 24, 2008
Not just kid stuff: Handling juveniles on patrol Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Not just kid stuff: Handling juveniles on patrol

From the switchblade-wielding “JDs” of the 1950s to the 9mm-packing “boyz” of... - Full Story
March 12, 2008
The Oklahoma City PD: Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

The Oklahoma City PD: "Doing it right"

Two years ago, the Oklahoma City Police Department was like most others. The largest law enforcement... - Full Story
March 12, 2008
Pre-attack indicators: Conscious recognition of telegraphed cues Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

Pre-attack indicators: Conscious recognition of telegraphed cues

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)Part 3 of a 4-part series Read Part 1: Harnessing the power of... - Full Story
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



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