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.
Despite its attention-grabbing name, developer says "Driving While Black" app will provide common sense advice to motorists of all races on how to safely interact with police during traffic stops - Full Story
Can simply choosing better words be the solution to building relationships between law enforcement officers and those within their communities or will it require an entirely new system of development? 25-year law enforcement veteran Brian Willis breaks it down in this TEDx Talk.
From controversial trials to the monstrous surge in body cameras, 2014 was chock-full of lessons and memorable moments for law enforcement nationwide. Take a look back at some of the year's most heroic saves and other memorable incidents through the eyes of the officers who overcame them firsthand. Our expert columnists do some of their own reflecting on the year in the features below. - Full Story