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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 10, 2011
Overcriminalization and police officer safety Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Overcriminalization and police officer safety

Some estimates show that Congress codifies more than 50 new criminal offenses a year — who do you figure is going to most often hear about that from our society’s malcontents and miscreants? - Full Story
August 08, 2011
APCO 2011: The latest on D-block allocation Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

APCO 2011: The latest on D-block allocation

With just a few legislative days remaining before the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, will legislation on D-Block allocation pass before that milestone? - Full Story
July 22, 2011
24/7 tactical: 7 tips for off-duty safety Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

24/7 tactical: 7 tips for off-duty safety

Here are several tips that can help you stay safe at home, or anywhere else for that matter - Full Story
July 13, 2011
Are you prepared to respond to an aircraft accident? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Are you prepared to respond to an aircraft accident?

What are your planned procedures for when a small airplane makes an 'unpowered, unscheduled landing' 100 yards from where you're standing? - Full Story
July 08, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Terrorism in rural communities and remote areas Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

10 years after 9/11: Terrorism in rural communities and remote areas

We always look for guns and drugs, but do we know the myriad other things which might be right under our noses and could be used to injure huge numbers of people? - Full Story
July 01, 2011
10 police safety tips for the 4th of July Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 police safety tips for the 4th of July

The Independence Day holiday can increase exponentially the number of intoxicated knuckleheads you’re likely to encounter on your shift - Full Story
June 24, 2011
Floodwater safety tips for police officers Tom Burrell - Patrolling the Waterways

Floodwater safety tips for police officers

Three basic best practices — on which actual police procedures might be based and/or built — for police officers safety while responding to flooding and other water emergencies - Full Story
June 16, 2011
P1 First Person: Street 'cred' PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Street 'cred'

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Chief of Police, Adams State College PoliceOne ColumnistI’ve spent... - Full Story
June 10, 2011
P1 Photo of the Week: Bask in the view PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Bask in the view

(PoliceOne Image)This week's photo comes from P1 Member Robert Mayer, a trooper from the Highway Patrol... - Full Story
June 09, 2011
P1 First Person: Officer survival training is not a luxury PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Officer survival training is not a luxury

By Deputy Sheriff Kevin LeDoux York County (Maine) Sheriff’s OfficeIn the current economy, all... - Full Story



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