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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 07, 2011
P1 Humor Corner: Santa is a cop Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

P1 Humor Corner: Santa is a cop

Enjoy a laugh in a secure, safe place, and then get yourself right back into condition yellow when you’re back out on patrol - Full Story
December 01, 2011
Drug wars: This isn't your mother's cartel Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Drug wars: This isn't your mother's cartel

Modern cartels pose one of the biggest threats to law enforcement not just on the southern border, but nationwide - Full Story
November 18, 2011
Treating the administrative migraine Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

Treating the administrative migraine

Use the skills you have — conducting investigative stops, doing community work, working your informants, and keeping your eyes peeled — and take some ownership of your jurisdiction - Full Story
November 04, 2011
When a cop retires: Tips from those who’ve been there, done that Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

When a cop retires: Tips from those who’ve been there, done that

These tidbits of information were so helpful to me in my journey that I would like to share them with all the rest of my brothers and sisters getting ready to make the jump to retirement - Full Story
October 20, 2011
Maintaining disciplined contact/cover tactics Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Maintaining disciplined contact/cover tactics

The terrain will, to a certain extent, determine your tactics but some general rules of thumb always apply - Full Story
October 06, 2011
Video conferencing and collaboration tools for law enforcers Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Video conferencing and collaboration tools for law enforcers

Using everything from sophisticated TelePresence solutions to simple online meetings, police can achieve improved effectiveness and arrest rates - Full Story
October 03, 2011
SC campus cops add green vehicles the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

SC campus cops add green vehicles

The Columbia College Police Department purchased Segways - Full Story
September 30, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Police watch for 'lone wolves' following death of Anwar al-Awlaki Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Police watch for 'lone wolves' following death of Anwar al-Awlaki

To many people in the English-speaking world, al-Awlaki has been the face of al Qaeda since SEALs killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan - Full Story
September 28, 2011
Your 'average' cop is way, way above average Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Your 'average' cop is way, way above average

Any individual police officer can make a massive contribution in an instant, or over the course of many years combined. Neither is better than the other — or bigger than the other — they’re just different from one another - Full Story
September 22, 2011
Police professionalism: Trim your ego as often as your hair Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Police professionalism: Trim your ego as often as your hair

When the barber — or hairdresser if that’s your choice — has you in for that shave and a haircut, think about how you can improve your personality while you’re there - Full Story



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