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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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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
September 16, 2011
Police impersonators: How do we take back the uniform? Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

Police impersonators: How do we take back the uniform?

In addressing the growing problem of criminals impersonating law enforcement, the starting point must be to review the availability of anyone purchasing various law enforcement items - Full Story
September 15, 2011
The 'Lizard Brain' and police officer safety Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

The 'Lizard Brain' and police officer safety

The amygdala is tasked with regulating emotions and activating the body's earliest warning system for danger so survival actions can follow - Full Story
September 11, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Police counterterrorism, then and now Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Police counterterrorism, then and now

Terrorists will continue to refine their tactics and improve their operational capabilities, so we’re not going to have much of that 'luck' left to rely upon - Full Story
September 09, 2011
10 years after 9/11: The last casualties Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

10 years after 9/11: The last casualties

Those surviving a terrorist’s attack are the intended target — the dead and the maimed are the terrorist’s weapons of choice - Full Story
September 07, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Touched by terrorism Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

10 years after 9/11: Touched by terrorism

Each of us has been touched in some way by 9/11 — for some it’s nothing more than security delays at the airport but for cops it has changed how we do our job - Full Story
September 01, 2011
Traffic stops: 2 tips for questioning subjects Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Traffic stops: 2 tips for questioning subjects

Take note of the timing of a subject’s answers and figure out whether he’s just a fast talker or is there a deceptive strategy in play - Full Story
August 18, 2011
P1 First Person: Lone-officer vehicle searches when no backup is available PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Lone-officer vehicle searches when no backup is available

Cops should never search a vehicle alone, but — and this is a BIG but — these things do happen every so often, so here are some safety tips and considerations - Full Story
August 17, 2011
How martial arts training can improve officer safety Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

How martial arts training can improve officer safety

There are many situations in which the application of skills learned in the martial arts can help to ensure that a police officer on the street makes it home at the end of the shift - Full Story



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Rural Law Enforcement Columnists

The Warrior's Path The Warrior's Path
with Duane Wolfe
Observation on Demand Observation on Demand
with John Demand