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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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June 21, 2013
A tribute to the railroad police officer Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

A tribute to the railroad police officer

Since 1849, there have been 149 railroad officers who have been killed in the line of duty and recognized on the wall, although a little more research can put the number as high as 201 - Full Story
June 20, 2013
P1 First Person: Using 'Not Today' and 'Below 100' on every shift PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Using 'Not Today' and 'Below 100' on every shift

By Jason Welin PoliceOne Member I returned from ILEETA 2013 with a desire to teach and increase officer... - Full Story
May 14, 2013
PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools

Even as the capabilities of silicon-based simulators increase, our carbon-based simulators (a.k.a. trainers and role players), still need traditional “inert” training tools - Full Story
May 09, 2013
Honoring the brotherhood of specialized police agencies Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

Honoring the brotherhood of specialized police agencies

It is important to understand that anyone who pins on the badge, straps on a gun, and enforces the law with statutory authority is a law enforcement officer - Full Story
April 25, 2013
P1 First Person: Securing the driver-side door during traffic stops PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Securing the driver-side door during traffic stops

By Rick McDowell PoliceOne Member Traffic stops will always pose an inherent risk to the officer from... - Full Story
March 26, 2013
Lowering risks and raising funds with speed cameras Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Lowering risks and raising funds with speed cameras

The National Safety Council found that speeding is not likely to be controlled without vigorous, consistent enforcement, including the use of automated technology - Full Story
March 19, 2013
Who's training your officers on vehicle-fire response? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Who's training your officers on vehicle-fire response?

When it comes to vehicle fires, police officers often rely on instinct and improvisation, despite the fact that they're usually first on scene of a collision - Full Story
March 18, 2013
Guns, the mentally ill, and law enforcement Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Guns, the mentally ill, and law enforcement

As this story shows, you never know who you will run into on any contact - Full Story
March 07, 2013
P1 First Person: The dilemma of small-department turnover PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: The dilemma of small-department turnover

By Rick McDowell PoliceOne Member Rural law enforcement agencies face a variety of stressful dilemmas... - Full Story



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Rural Law Enforcement Columnists

Rising Through the Ranks Rising Through the Ranks
with Jim Guffey
Rural Policing Rural Policing
with Pat Novesky