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.
The term 'tactical loitering' refers to a responder who arrives at the scene of a crime-in-progress but chooses to wait for others before taking action. Are they off base, or does this decision needlessly increase active-shooter death tolls? - Full Story
Gov. John Kitzhaber (above) joined 10 Oregon State Representatives in pressuring the parole board to reverse its earlier decision to allow cop-killer Sydney Porter to be set free. (AP Photo) Tremendous public pressure