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Police Tips

The PoliceOne Law Enforcement and Police Tips section provides insight from PoliceOne columnists and members on the things Police Officers can do to increase safety and enhance productivity.

The tips and resources here—ranging from innovations in defensive tactics to new concealment techniques to off duty survival and dozens of other matters critical to law enforcement officers—are updated regularly. Every day, Officers on the streets encounter new information that can help fellow officers, so we encourage you to submit your tips. Help us to help Police Officers better serve and protect our communities.

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When firearms trainer John Farnam worked with a group of state police instructors recently to strengthen their urban rifle skills, he encountered a potentially fatal bad habit that he ...
A very good friend of mine and a LEO K-9 handler just recently reminded me of a little thing about the size of a poppy seed known to us all as the dreaded Deer Tick. These little blood ...
In this video tactical tip, Van Postell discusses and demonstrates the application of the SOF-T (Special Operations Forces Tourniquet) for officers who have had a severe-bleeding injury to ...
In the comments section of a recent article on PoliceOne, a reader advised officers to unsnap their holsters and take off their pistol’s safety when approaching a traffic stop. I ...
A rash of car burglaries in one southern California jurisdiction serves as a good reminder to not let your off-duty vehicles reveal your law enforcement connection. According to an ...
Attend local gun shows, visit online firearms forums, and know what new weapon systems are out there. Knowing only how to operate and maintain your duty weapon(s) and/or personal ...
In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Columnist Dan Marcou discusses and demonstrates a way in which he works to improve his punching power, focus, and technique. In addition to the value ...
As a police trainer and a career–long Field Training Officer, I have to say this about many of the officers, who have started in the last five years or so. If you do not change ...
In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Columnist Duane Wolfe explains and demonstrates some of the most vital elements of the Observation phase of the OODA Loop, which should enable you to ...
As remembrances of the 19 elite firefighters killed in the recent Yarnell fire in Arizona continue, one hero in particular deserves special support and attention. Brendan McDonough is ...
Unfortunately, we who have taken up the profession in law enforcement can display our pride like other professions. Wearing clothing that indicates you may be a police officer out in ...
In this video tactical tip, Lieutenant Kevin Dillon — alongside his presentation partner, Liam Duggan — discusses and demonstrates a shin lifting kick that you can deliver with ...
The ‘buckle-less’ duty belt system has been around for a long time. They’re a popular means of carrying duty equipment for many law enforcement officers, but like any ...
Ammunition continues to be in short supply in most areas, causing many people (me included) to cut back somewhat on the number of rounds expended in live-fire range training. You cannot ...
Are you avoiding vigorous exercise shortly before you go to bed because you think it will interfere with a good night’s sleep? If so, you’re falling victim to a persistent ...
How many of you have stopped a subject for a traffic violation and suspected there may be narcotics in the vehicle? Upon closer inspection through plain view, there are several indicators ...
In this video tactical tip, Don Gulla — alongside his presentation partner, Rob — shows weapon retention a technique that helps keep your attacker from getting control of your ...
Image you’re on the ground, fighting. Deadly force isn’t authorized but you’re losing the fight. The suspect — from a mounted position — is hitting you harder ...
Alongside his presentation partner — PoliceOne Editor-in-Chief Doug Wyllie — PoliceOne Columnist Dan Marcou discusses and demonstrates several options for escaping an attack ...
Several times since the news of Edward Snowden’s “leak” of classified NSA surveillance programs first made headlines, I’ve received email alerts from various sources ...

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