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Police: Retired cop tackles $37,500 Rolex thief

Police say the former officer, Michael Blake, was working at Henne Jewelry Store when a man snatched a watch from the clerk's hand and tried to escape - Full Story

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Unease grows between NY mayor and NYPD officers

Unease grows between NY mayor and NYPD officers

Even some de Blasio allies acknowledge the mayor could do a better job of leading the department he is simultaneously trying to reform. - Full Story

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Video: Fla. officer on leave after using ECD on woman

In the video, Young appears to be walking away when the officer uses his TASER, striking her in the back - Full Story

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Keeping motor cops safe with a break-in program David Kinaan - From the Motor Officer's Saddle

Keeping motor cops safe with a break-in program

Prior to deploying motorcycles, a department should seek out a training school that provides thorough and challenging training — look for schools that include a field break-in period or that could help you set up a motorcycle break-in program - Full Story

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Why your police agency needs an LEO 'Fire Marshal'

Why your police agency needs an LEO 'Fire Marshal'

It is important to build a partnership between law enforcement and the citizens that you protect to help ensure the safety of human life and the protection of assets. - Full Story

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K9 partners: Why we need those ‘old dogs with badges’ PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

K9 partners: Why we need those ‘old dogs with badges’

The not-so-normal life of my K-9 partner - Full Story

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10 body camera patrol tips to keep attorneys off your back Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

10 body camera patrol tips to keep attorneys off your back

You have a good chance of being on video from somebody’s device — don’t let them tell your story before you do - Full Story

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5 rules for a retired officer

I’ve been retired for over 15 years, and have absolutely no regrets of leaving the job. I served... - Full Story Secure - Login Required

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Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

Authorities say the reasons behind such uneven numbers are many and often nuanced and there isn't an easy fix - Full Story



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