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.
Jimmie Nelms walked Kansas State Trooper Conroy O’Brien into a ditch, pistol whipped him and fractured his skull, then told him to beg for his life before shooting him twice, killing him. How to stop his parole
After driving 118 mph on a New Mexico highway, a man who kidnapped his pregnant wife and kid came to a stop. Officer Bryan Waller pulled up behind and demanded he turn off his vehicle and surrender. Suspect opens fire