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.
Rumsfeld was right: sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know. When you’ve hit an impasse in your investigation, step back a moment and think about the experts who might know a lot more than you do about one of the facets of the case. Dale Ferranto, Assistant Chief (Ret.), California Department of Justice tells PoliceOne about a case that illustrates this point exactly. - Full Story