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.
Americans nationwide protested the outcome of George Zimmerman's trial, who was found not guilty of 2nd degree murder for the 2012 death of a black unarmed teenager. The 'Stand Your Ground' law came under fire by Floridians and other states who enforce similar laws, which encourage civilians to use deadly force if they fear death or bodily harm. - Full Story