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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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May 25, 2012
A salute to our park ranger LEOs Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

A salute to our park ranger LEOs

Imagine patrolling a city where the ‘residents’ change on a daily and weekly basis - Full Story
May 07, 2012
 In truth, there is humor: 3 legendary police stories Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

In truth, there is humor: 3 legendary police stories

Storytelling in law enforcement has a rich history of learning through laughter - Full Story
May 04, 2012
Half-truths told about law enforcement and the military Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Half-truths told about law enforcement and the military

In our constitutional republic, there is a critical distinction between law enforcement officer and soldier - Full Story
May 03, 2012
5 memorable moments from ILEETA 2012 Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

5 memorable moments from ILEETA 2012

Despite budget cuts, this year was the second-most-highly attended, with around 800 participants - Full Story
May 01, 2012
Unmanned aerial systems for SWAT Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Unmanned aerial systems for SWAT

UASs may have the wingspan of a Boeing 737 or be smaller than a radio-controlled model, but a pilot on the ground is always in charge of operations - Full Story
April 24, 2012
A stubborn country cop learns to live with technology Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

A stubborn country cop learns to live with technology

Everyone should work closely with the local fusion center to make sure all intelligence gets to the right people and out to the field at the speed of light - Full Story
April 12, 2012
'The Calling: The Making of a Veteran Cop' is a must read for recruits Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

'The Calling: The Making of a Veteran Cop' is a must read for recruits

Although The Calling is a fictional novel, it gives readers a sense they are climbing into the squad or walking the beat with the book’s main character, Officer Dan McCarthy - Full Story
April 12, 2012
Small-town chief, big-time busts Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Small-town chief, big-time busts

Chief Jay Varney said he truly enjoys being chief in a relatively little, rural PD, where he's got great officers who keep plenty busy both in crime fighting and community policing - Full Story
April 04, 2012
Blue on Blue: When a suspect looks like a cop Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Blue on Blue: When a suspect looks like a cop

This month, PoliceOne examines the sensitive issue of police officers who suddenly become deadly threats to other cops - we begin with the threat posed by impersonators - Full Story
March 30, 2012
Fight until you win: One cop calls his CO sister a 'hero' Hayley Hudson - Stories from the Beat

Fight until you win: One cop calls his CO sister a 'hero'

Itasca County Sheriff's Officer Troy Ugrich described how his sister, Corrections Officer Darlene Troumbly, was serving breakfast to inmates when one lay in wait, determined to kill her - Full Story



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