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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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December 06, 2010
The 12 'Knights' of Christmas Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

The 12 'Knights' of Christmas

These 12 stories are but a few of the many examples of how 'ordinary' police officers in this country are called upon every day to do extraordinary things - Full Story
December 03, 2010
FBI's LEOK studies don't explain why officers die Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

FBI's LEOK studies don't explain why officers die

Finding that 10 percent of cars involved in crashes are yellow doesn’t mean that removing yellow paint will reduce crashes by 10 percent - Full Story
December 01, 2010
SRO: An important job you can love Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

SRO: An important job you can love

A School Resource Officer’s daily contacts are powerful — the SRO is not only a protector, but a role model for many kids - Full Story
November 29, 2010
Small PDs going to the dogs Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Small PDs going to the dogs

Small departments looking to improve their drug interdiction capabilities should consider adding a narcotics dog to their counter-drug arsenal - Full Story
November 24, 2010
P1 First Person: Does your DT program pass the 'Pavement Test'? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Does your DT program pass the 'Pavement Test'?

By Detective Jeff Paynter Lakewood (Wash.) Police DepartmentOn 11/29/09, four of my partners were murdered... - Full Story
November 22, 2010
Keys to handling suspects with physical disabilities Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Keys to handling suspects with physical disabilities

Is it reasonably foreseeable that an officer in your agency will have to search and/or handcuff somebody... - Full Story
November 19, 2010
The Poor Chief’s Guide to connecting with senior citizens in your community Rob Hall - Chief's Office

The Poor Chief’s Guide to connecting with senior citizens in your community

Organizations such as social services, houses of worship, a local food bank, senior centers, and thrift stores can help you locate your elderly population - Full Story
November 18, 2010
OTMs and SIAs in the USA Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

OTMs and SIAs in the USA

OTM is a delightful little acronym for illegal immigrants who are 'Other Than Mexican' — SIA stands for 'Special Interest Aliens' from terrorist nations like Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, Pakistan, and Yemen - Full Story
November 17, 2010
How food and fun help cops steer clear of divorce Mike Peterson - Cop Comedy

How food and fun help cops steer clear of divorce

The divorce rate is high among cops — here are a few things to help you avoid it - Full Story
November 16, 2010
Are custom earpieces worth the money? Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Are custom earpieces worth the money?

There are many advantages to using an earpiece for your radio as opposed to having the audio broadcast through a speaker everyone around you can hear - Full Story



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