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December 03, 2015
3 harsh realities of being a police chief Rob Hall - Chief's Office

3 harsh realities of being a police chief

Before you go after a position as a chief, there’s one crucial question you must ask and answer yourself: are you sure you actually want the job? - Full Story
December 02, 2015
Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings

The manner in which the assault on the Inland Regional Center was carried out holds some hallmarks of attacks we have seen overseas such as in Paris and Mali last month, and Mumbai in 2008 - Full Story
November 27, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: At the office PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: At the office

(PoliceOne Image) Oklahoma Scene Rivers Commission Ranger Bobby Robertson enjoyed his office setting... - Full Story
November 24, 2015
Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them)

Law enforcement leaders are now faced with seemingly impossible tasks, and yet they are accomplishing those things despite difficult conditions - Full Story
November 24, 2015
Building a diverse police force: Lessons from the San Francisco PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Building a diverse police force: Lessons from the San Francisco PD

SFPD works with kids as a way of achieving the long-term objective of recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce reflective of the city’s population - Full Story
November 23, 2015
How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident

Using cover can save your life, so you owe it to yourself to be well-trained in its use - Full Story
November 20, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: Desk job PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Desk job

(PoliceOne Image) PSD Griffin of the Winnipeg (Can.) Police Service K-9 unit at work. The K-9 unit program... - Full Story
November 13, 2015
Police History: The Black Panthers and the rise of anti-cop violence Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Police History: The Black Panthers and the rise of anti-cop violence

From the very beginning, the Black Panthers tried to incite violent confrontations with the police to achieve their aims - Full Story
November 13, 2015
P1 Photo of the Week: Air traffic stop PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Air traffic stop

(PoliceOne Image) Ocala (Fla.) Police Department Motor Officer Jared Sieg warns the public not to "get... - Full Story
November 11, 2015
Betrayal: How I reconcile the Joe Gliniewicz I knew with the one I didn't PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Betrayal: How I reconcile the Joe Gliniewicz I knew with the one I didn't

People felt they knew Joe well, but of course they didn’t know the Joe that we are hearing about now - Full Story



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