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February 24, 2010
Should cops be required to submit DNA samples? Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

Should cops be required to submit DNA samples?

Providing DNA samples as a condition of employment is not yet an issue in law enforcement, but we should contemplate the ramifications should that day arrive - Full Story
February 18, 2010
Looking at officer evaluations from the supervisor’s perspective Sgt. Steve Schrimpf - Sergeant's Desk

Looking at officer evaluations from the supervisor’s perspective

Let’s face it, cops hate paperwork. We all wish it could be like television — chase the bad... - Full Story
February 18, 2010
Winning strategies for police promotional exams Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Winning strategies for police promotional exams

One of the keys to winning that promotion is to prepare now for the test that hasn't even been scheduled yet - Full Story
February 10, 2010
They don't call the position 'tactical manager' Kyle E. Lamb - Stay in the Fight!

They don't call the position 'tactical manager'

When it is time to select the next tactical leader to fill a key position on your department’s tactical team, who will it be? - Full Story
February 03, 2010
Dangerous cowards and deadly arithmetic in LE Tony Blauer - SPEARtips: Close Quarter Tactics with Tony Blauer

Dangerous cowards and deadly arithmetic in LE

Multiple-attacker scenarios are very survivable — additional opponents provide you with additional targets to hit! - Full Story
February 02, 2010
Making SWAT: 4 vital components for making the team Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Making SWAT: 4 vital components for making the team

Tips for young officers in their quest to make the SWAT team in their department - Full Story
February 02, 2010
SWAT callout: The lone, barricaded, suicidal gunman Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

SWAT callout: The lone, barricaded, suicidal gunman

There are few situations that scream out, "damned if you do, damned if you don’t" like the case of the lone, barricaded, suicidal gunman - Full Story
January 27, 2010
Staying professional despite provocation Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Staying professional despite provocation

Beware of trigger words in a suspect’s verbal onslaught because the man who angers you conquers you! - Full Story
January 25, 2010
Cops committing crimes: You get what you pay for Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Cops committing crimes: You get what you pay for

We are held to a higher standard — shouldn't we hire new officers that meet that higher standard? - Full Story
January 21, 2010
5 simple rules to beat stress Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

5 simple rules to beat stress

Police officer stress is the silent, ever-present killer — here are some easy ways to defeat it - Full Story



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