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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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August 20, 2010
10 reasons a personal watercraft can work for your department Tom Burrell - Patrolling the Waterways

10 reasons a personal watercraft can work for your department

While PWCs will never meet the needs of every department or every scenario, they are proven to be effective as maritime patrol vessels - Full Story
August 19, 2010
Rediscovering the joy in the job Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Rediscovering the joy in the job

Sometimes, the idea of moving "up" in our career is an illusion that distracts us from moving ahead in our career - Full Story
August 17, 2010
Suspect dead in attack on Texas PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Suspect dead in attack on Texas PD

The attempted assault on Texas police by 29-year-old Patrick Gray Sharp included an improvised explosive device, an "assault rifle," a shotgun, and a .45 pistol - Full Story
August 13, 2010
Know your enemy: Hate groups' threat to officer safety Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Know your enemy: Hate groups' threat to officer safety

Some estimates indicate that at least 100 new hate-based militia groups have sprung up since 2008 - Full Story
August 13, 2010
Reducing the dangers of lone-officer contacts Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

Reducing the dangers of lone-officer contacts

For the lone officer, with the nearest backup 30 minutes away, every contact has the potential to be deadly - Full Story
July 28, 2010
The impending death of community policing Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The impending death of community policing

The law enforcement profession must reevaluate its understanding of community policing if there’s... - Full Story
May 21, 2010
Tactics and the 'OODA Loop' Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Tactics and the 'OODA Loop'

A while back, Andy Casavant wrote an article entitled, “Tactical Planning for Every Officer.”... - Full Story
April 27, 2010
Big busts in the 'burbs, part two Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

Big busts in the 'burbs, part two

Thinking big and taking the extra steps in rural policing can help your career, strengthen your PD, and lead to successful criminal investigations - Full Story
April 16, 2010
Know your enemy: Militant militias targeting cops Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Know your enemy: Militant militias targeting cops

Domestic militias know the customs of America and can blend in far better than any foreign terrorist - Full Story
April 01, 2010
In rural Wisconsin, a case study in mutual aid Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

In rural Wisconsin, a case study in mutual aid

A violent domestic, a house fire, a knife-wielding suspect, multiple rescues, and a “seamless response” give us an opportunity to sit back and be amazed - Full Story



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