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September 29, 2011
More confessions of a plaintiff's expert Dave Grossi - Tactics & Training

More confessions of a plaintiff's expert

Part Two: The names of the officers and their agencies have been altered, but the details and states where the testimony took place are accurate - Full Story
September 28, 2011
Videotape never tells the whole story Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Videotape never tells the whole story

An unedited videotape may never lie, but it is also always partially blind, often totally deaf, and usually too late to the dance - Full Story
September 28, 2011
Your 'average' cop is way, way above average Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Your 'average' cop is way, way above average

Any individual police officer can make a massive contribution in an instant, or over the course of many years combined. Neither is better than the other — or bigger than the other — they’re just different from one another - Full Story
September 22, 2011
Police professionalism: Trim your ego as often as your hair Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Police professionalism: Trim your ego as often as your hair

When the barber — or hairdresser if that’s your choice — has you in for that shave and a haircut, think about how you can improve your personality while you’re there - Full Story
September 22, 2011
10 years after 9/11: How 9/11 impacted my police career Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: How 9/11 impacted my police career

Americans will always remember where we were that day, and how it changed our lives — as a nation and as individual people - Full Story
September 15, 2011
True confessions of a plaintiff’s expert Dave Grossi - Tactics & Training

True confessions of a plaintiff’s expert

Part One: The names of the officers and their agencies have been altered, but the details and states where the testimony took place are accurate - Full Story
September 15, 2011
P1 First Person: Should suspects remove their hands from their pockets? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Should suspects remove their hands from their pockets?

By Sergeant Anthony Ciampi Westbrook (Maine) Police DepartmentOver the years, I have noticed that we... - Full Story
September 12, 2011
The Ethical Warrior: Defensive tactics training and the Warrior Creed Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie - The Ethical Warrior

The Ethical Warrior: Defensive tactics training and the Warrior Creed

Overcoming the notion that declaring oneself an Ethical Warrior is somehow ‘uncool’ can be achieved a number of ways — try incorporating this type of scenario training in your DT work - Full Story
September 11, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Police counterterrorism, then and now Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Police counterterrorism, then and now

Terrorists will continue to refine their tactics and improve their operational capabilities, so we’re not going to have much of that 'luck' left to rely upon - Full Story
September 09, 2011
10 years after 9/11: The mission of the cop on the beat Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

10 years after 9/11: The mission of the cop on the beat

American law enforcement agencies are out front in domestic counterterrorism — street cops are the first to perceive changes that might evolve into a terrorist threat - Full Story



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