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Rural Law Enforcement

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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November 12, 2010
Lone conservation cop killed by a poacher Tom Burrell - Patrolling the Waterways

Lone conservation cop killed by a poacher

Suspcted cop killer reportedly said to the people with him in his vehicle that he didn't want to back to prison - Full Story
November 12, 2010
A simple way to improve your report writing John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

A simple way to improve your report writing

What does police report writing have in common with "the beautiful people?" - Full Story
November 10, 2010
Motorola demonstrates over-the-air LTE in 700MHz public safety spectrum Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Motorola demonstrates over-the-air LTE in 700MHz public safety spectrum

Demonstration is a significant milestone in the development of LTE for public safety - Full Story
November 10, 2010
Are cops 'frienemies' of the Constitution? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Are cops 'frienemies' of the Constitution?

The person’s fundamental desire — and Constitutional right — to be left alone must be balanced against an officer’s responsibility — and mission— to interdict crime - Full Story
November 08, 2010
Book Excerpt: Building a Better Gunfighter Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Book Excerpt: Building a Better Gunfighter

Improving Marksmanship, Mechanics, and Mindset - Full Story
November 03, 2010
The importance of laughter on patrol Mike Peterson - Cop Comedy

The importance of laughter on patrol

Cops are a peculiar breed when it comes to telling stories about what they've seen and the actions they've taken on the streets - Full Story
October 29, 2010
The vampire and the rookie cop Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

The vampire and the rookie cop

It had already been a fairly busy fall night — but now it was the bewitching hour when the bars... - Full Story
October 26, 2010
Guns and kids: Safety is a family affair Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Guns and kids: Safety is a family affair

If you keep guns in your home, make sure you are not the only member of your family who is familiar with them - Full Story
October 22, 2010
IACP 2010: A Chief's worst-case scenario Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

IACP 2010: A Chief's worst-case scenario

What should a police leader do amid a thermonuclear officer-misconduct scandal — something so heinous it rocks the squad room and the community? - Full Story
October 15, 2010
Understanding the officer-prosecutor divide Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Understanding the officer-prosecutor divide

Conflict between officers and prosecutors is indicative of the inherent checks and balances in our criminal justice system - Full Story



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