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.
Everyone who knows Sgt. Gavette knows that family comes first. His own family, his officers' families, and his family in blue. When the UCF active shooter incident was all over, Gavette's biggest concern was how his officer was feeling. - Full Story
Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea — fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records - Full Story