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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.
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Ohio PD to cops: Don't enter burning buildings

Police officers were issued a new training bulletin Friday, ordering them not to enter a building that’s on fire to rescue people inside - Full Story

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Keeping cops fit for duty challenges Calif. agencies

Most rookies are fit, but no police agency in the state requires they stay that way - Full Story

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Trending topics: Why you should always check the trunk

By PoliceOne Staff You know the saying – there’s no such thing as a routine traffic stop.... - Full Story

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Want to prevent Isla Vista-style attacks? Hint: It's not about the guns

Want to prevent Isla Vista-style attacks? Hint: It's not about the guns

Calif. lawmakers have floated a bill to give cops authority to seize a dangerously mentally ill person's guns, but the proposed law does nothing about a person's access to knives, blunt instruments, or other improvised weapons. And that's preposterous. - Full Story

Columns

Want to prevent Isla Vista-style attacks? Hint: It's not about the guns Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Want to prevent Isla Vista-style attacks? Hint: It's not about the guns

Legislators continue to focus on guns, but we also cannot allow the dangerously mentally ill to have access to the myriad other killing tools readily at their disposal in the kitchen drawer, tool shed, or sporting goods store - Full Story

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11 tips for cops at the scene of a self-defense shooting PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

11 tips for cops at the scene of a self-defense shooting

Attorney Andrew Branca specializes in self-defense law, and has advice for cops responding to a potential self-defense shooting - Full Story

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Seattle police file lawsuit, say force policies unconstitutional

Officers have filed a federal civil rights complaint against city and federal officials, saying use-of-force polices restrict their rights to protect themselves - Full Story

Videos

Minn. squad runs red light, crashes into oncoming car

Police officers in Blaine, Minnesota were responding to a suicide jumper when a cruiser ran a red light, slamming into an oncoming vehicle.

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Baltimore police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions

Move marks first significant reduction in the ranks in decades - Full Story

Videos

DUI suspect crashes into cops twice during high-speed pursuit

Man tried to back out of traffic stop — crashing into a patrol car and leading deputies on a pursuit before smashing into another patrol car.



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