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February 08, 2012
Use of force: Defining 'objectively-reasonable' force Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Use of force: Defining 'objectively-reasonable' force

The term “objectively reasonable” is the true — and most accurate — legal standard when both teaching use of force, and/or evaluating an officer’s past use of force - Full Story
February 02, 2012
P1 First Person: The rules for surviving Zombieland PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: The rules for surviving Zombieland

By Gil Contreras PoliceOne MemberIn the 2009 film Zombieland, the main character, Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg)... - Full Story
January 30, 2012
Being simultaneously tactful and tactical Dr. Michael Asken - Mental Toughness for Law Enforcement

Being simultaneously tactful and tactical

TACT is the root of both the words TACTful and TACTical, and as an acronym, TACT stands for Think, Aware, Courteous, and Tactical - Full Story
January 26, 2012
On the Internet, silence cannot be misquoted Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

On the Internet, silence cannot be misquoted

There have been occasions right here on PoliceOne that a comment has been posted we felt might be harmful to the person posting — we delete those whenever we find them - Full Story
January 26, 2012
Protecting yourself against a career-threatening event Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Protecting yourself against a career-threatening event

Here are 7 things you should do right now to protect yourself later, in the immediate aftermath of that potentially career-threatening event out on patrol - Full Story
January 26, 2012
Camaraderie on patrol: A recipe for success Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Camaraderie on patrol: A recipe for success

When a patrol platoon or shift is meshing together in harmony, people notice, including superior officers — sometimes even top brass - Full Story
January 20, 2012
What we do isn’t a game Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

What we do isn’t a game

When a police officer is thrust into the fight of his or her life, the outcome will not decide who gets a Super Bowl ring, but who lives and dies - Full Story
January 18, 2012
Firearms training: Mind over marksmanship Dan Danaher - Tactical Encounters

Firearms training: Mind over marksmanship

We must study how we are being attacked — including the setting, time of day, distance, cues, and other variables — in order to prepare for real-world encounters - Full Story
January 13, 2012
Predictive policing is not 'Minority Report' ...at least not yet Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Predictive policing is not 'Minority Report' ...at least not yet

Using computer algorithms, 'predictive policing' estimates where certain types of crime may occur, in a similar way that meteorologists forecast weather - Full Story
January 05, 2012
Speak your mind: Are today’s cops too militarized? Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Speak your mind: Are today’s cops too militarized?

A reader emailed me the other day, concerned about some of the changes he’s seen in law enforcement... - Full Story



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