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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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March 20, 2014
Product Review: Dig in and stand firm with Stabilicers Maxx ice cleats Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

Product Review: Dig in and stand firm with Stabilicers Maxx ice cleats

When you’re working in icy conditions, it usually takes only one slip — and hard landing... - Full Story
March 12, 2014
10 signs you're a small town cop Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

10 signs you're a small town cop

You cain’t till it now, but they wuz a time when you nearly ‘bout needed a translator to git mah meanin’ - Full Story
January 07, 2014
Snow patrol: Working the beat in subzero temperatures Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

Snow patrol: Working the beat in subzero temperatures

When the mercury dips deep below zero, it is important to dress properly and be sure your battery-operated gear is going to work — here’s how - Full Story
December 13, 2013
P1 Photo of the Week: Life elevated PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Life elevated

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Deputy Kellen Hudson of the Iron County... - Full Story
September 27, 2013
P1 Photo of the Week: That thing got a hemi? PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: That thing got a hemi?

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo of the week comes from Sgt. Richard Garner of the Rio Blanco... - Full Story
September 05, 2013
Building an experience resume: Each contact has value PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Building an experience resume: Each contact has value

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story
August 14, 2013
Why do small agencies need SWAT? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Why do small agencies need SWAT?

To say that small agencies don’t need SWAT teams or armored vehicles is to assume we have some immunity to criminal behavior - Full Story
June 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story
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



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