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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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Grant dollars helping PDs train cops

Grant dollars helping PDs train cops

Getting the money to train your troops can sometimes seem like an insurmountable task. Ask most police officers — and even a good number of administrators — what you can get with grant dollars and you’ll hear everything from body armor to communications systems and mobile command centers. But the fact is, police departments across the country have quietly been finding funding from federal grant programs for police officer training for a long time. In fact, many equipment grants contain a training component.

PoliceOne Grants Columnist Denise Schlegel outlines seven key strategies for securing grants for officer training programs.

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Watch behavior indicators for potential violence

I have been instructing for 15 years, and lately I have been teaching a class about behavioral indicators... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Mayors: 10 states sell half of 'imported' crime guns

Mayors: 10 states sell half of 'imported' crime guns

More than 500 mayors favoring tight gun control, led by New York's Michael Bloomberg and Boston's Thomas Menino, have issued a new report on guns connected to crimes. (AP Photo)
Relaxed gun laws

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The 5 universal truths of human interaction

Dr. George Thompson explains the five universal truths of human interaction which remain true across... - Full Story

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5 fundamentals for fighting medical marijuana Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

5 fundamentals for fighting medical marijuana

‘Legal’ pot dispensaries are springing up all over — to ensure the future safety of our communities, law enforcement should take an active role in the debate - Full Story

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Search first or handcuff first? Neither! Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Search first or handcuff first? Neither!

The 'search first' and the 'handcuff first' theories have inherent dangers — the Grip-Protective Sweep (GPS) technique is a good 'somewhere in between' strategy - Full Story

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Gearing up to be mission ready Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

Gearing up to be mission ready

Do you have everything you need when the call comes in for the next manhunt, disaster, or active shooter? - Full Story

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Building an interdiction unit from scratch Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Building an interdiction unit from scratch

In most states, the proceeds your law enforcement agency gains from interdiction seizures can be used to fund the department - Full Story

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A secret for breaking through to delusional EDPs Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

A secret for breaking through to delusional EDPs

Homer was delusional, to put it mildly. A mental patient who’d wandered off from a minimum-security tr... - Full Story

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A powerful weapon for police in the post-9/11 world Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A powerful weapon for police in the post-9/11 world

The Terrorist Screening Center and the TSDB enable law enforcement officers to find and apprehend terrorists in the U.S. - Full Story



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