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March 10, 2011
Fugitives prove to be deadly Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Fugitives prove to be deadly

On March 9, at 1810 hours local time, a team of officers approached a trailer in the Wagon Wheel Trailer... - Full Story
March 04, 2011
Triumph and tragedy: Lesson of one great cop's life Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Triumph and tragedy: Lesson of one great cop's life

Fred Thornton — a 50-year-old patrol officer and 29-year veteran of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Police Department — was the heart and soul of his SWAT team - Full Story
March 04, 2011
Safety checks made safer Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Safety checks made safer

In Fred Thornton’s memory, stop and visualize yourself doing every safety check correctly as you become totally mentally engaged in the process - Full Story
February 17, 2011
P1 First Person: Tactical concepts for building entries PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Tactical concepts for building entries

By Dan Danaher Livonia (Mich.) PD Executive Board Member Tactical Encounters, Inc. In today’s... - Full Story
February 01, 2011
Helping a wounded SWAT officer on their road to recovery Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Helping a wounded SWAT officer on their road to recovery

Because of their equipment, many SWAT officers survive the violent attacks but find themselves on the long mend - Full Story
February 01, 2011
Is your SWAT team ready for rampaging Jihadis? Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Is your SWAT team ready for rampaging Jihadis?

Preparing for combat with one or more Jihadist extremists expecting to die while carrying out his/their attacks is the biggest problem facing law enforcement - Full Story
February 01, 2011
Body armor saves lives of 2 Schenectady SWAT officers Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

Body armor saves lives of 2 Schenectady SWAT officers

“They stuck to their training. They knew they had a job to do, and they did a great job.” - Full Story
January 17, 2011
SHOT Show 2011: BLACKHAWK! adds to its line of AR-15 Picatinny rail covers Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

SHOT Show 2011: BLACKHAWK! adds to its line of AR-15 Picatinny rail covers

With the advent of all manner of accessories designed to dangle off the rails of an AR-15, this ubiquitous... - Full Story
December 07, 2010
P1 Humor Corner: Officer Murphy's Laws Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

P1 Humor Corner: Officer Murphy's Laws

Anything that can go wrong, typically will, and usually at the worst possible moment. For example...... - Full Story
November 17, 2010
Wisc. SWAT resolves standoff with armed man Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Wisc. SWAT resolves standoff with armed man

Dane County SWAT did an excellent job of slowing things down, establishing a perimeter and communications with the suspect, whose actions demonstrated he was dangerous - Full Story



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