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Rural Law Enforcement

In the Rural Law Enforcement section you'll find news reports and expert articles about what it means to be a police officer in rural America. Early in America’s history, officers rode on horseback from town to town, either alone or with a small posse. Police work has changed drastically since then, but if you patrol in a rural area, you probably have some idea how those cops felt.
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March 11, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Patrol's counterterrorism capabilities Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

10 years after 9/11: Patrol's counterterrorism capabilities

As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, law enforcement’s primary defensive tool to combat terrorism remains in patrol and traditional policing methods - Full Story
March 11, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Counterterrorism and American policing

We've had dozens of attempted attacks by radicalized Islamist terrorists here in the United States since 9/11, and only in the case of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was there any degree of 'success' on the part of the attacker - Full Story
February 18, 2011
A simple cold weather survival kit for cops Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

A simple cold weather survival kit for cops

Being stuck out in the elements unprepared and waiting for help to get to you is something we need to prepare for - Full Story
February 11, 2011
4 key ways a cop can win on the stand Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

4 key ways a cop can win on the stand

Incredibly brave men and women who have fought with felons, braved gunfire, and remained calm in the face of emergencies are often uncomfortable and incapable when it comes to testifying in court - Full Story
January 31, 2011
Recommendations for the LEO 'Man Cave' literary and video library Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Recommendations for the LEO 'Man Cave' literary and video library

We all need a place where we can retreat from the rigors of the profession. In addition to the a mandatory... - Full Story
January 03, 2011
The federalization of local law enforcement Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The federalization of local law enforcement

Though a rapid transition to a federalized police force is unlikely here in America, an incremental shift to greater federal control is already occurring - Full Story
December 29, 2010
GPS device hits the spot for rural cops the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

GPS device hits the spot for rural cops

SPOT sends coordinates and messages via satellite to inform others of the user’s status - Full Story
December 27, 2010
Rural Metro: Working with backup from other agencies Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

Rural Metro: Working with backup from other agencies

A game warden and a town cop may respond as backup to a each other's calls — it's imperative to train together and open the lines of communication - Full Story
December 22, 2010
Hidden hands more dangerous than imagined Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Hidden hands more dangerous than imagined

A live suspect lying prone with one or both hands hidden under his body poses a potential threat because of his possible access to a concealed weapon - Full Story
December 22, 2010
Prone suspects: Deadly in an instant (revisited) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Prone suspects: Deadly in an instant (revisited)

Findings from a Force Science Institute study reveal that even before the object coming into view can be recognized as a gun, a shot is off - Full Story



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