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The SWAT topic page gives tactical officers and cops who want to join the ranks of the elite special units in their departments wide variety of news, tips, columns, commentary, and articles to achieve the objective. The latest techniques being tested by leading edge departments and the tried-and-true tactics upon which the foundations of SWAT were built can be found here.
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August 23, 2013
Police militarization and the challenge for the courts Joanne Eldridge - The Justice Report

Police militarization and the challenge for the courts

The American legal system is capable of providing independent evaluations of — and crafting remedies for — police excesses and overreaching when those occur - Full Story
August 22, 2013
TAG's armored vehicles feature high-tech engineering Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

TAG's armored vehicles feature high-tech engineering

Producing a tactical vehicle takes more than just welding on steel panels - Full Story
August 22, 2013
Police militarization and the argument for armored vehicles PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Police militarization and the argument for armored vehicles

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 19, 2013
Police militarization and the need for officer safety Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Police militarization and the need for officer safety

Police employ their Kevlar helmets, tactical vests, ballistic shields and armored vehicles when there is an identified heightened threat, not on regular patrol - Full Story
August 15, 2013
Police militarization and one cop's humble opinion PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Police militarization and one cop's humble opinion

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
Police militarization and preserving Posse Comitatus Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Police militarization and preserving Posse Comitatus

To ensure the continuation of our historical civilian/military split, police agencies must not fail in their mission to suppress and respond to crime - 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
August 13, 2013
Police militarization and the evolution of SWAT Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Police militarization and the evolution of SWAT

Requiring a minimum police population of 100 officers to establish a SWAT team helps to keep standards high and overuse low - Full Story
August 13, 2013
The specialties of a modern SWAT team Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

The specialties of a modern SWAT team

What makes a team great is not gadgets and equipment, but personnel and training - Full Story
August 13, 2013
Police militarization and an argument in favor of black helicopters Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Police militarization and an argument in favor of black helicopters

Every time a SWAT operation goes south, the anti-SWAT crowd bloviates, so we must do everything we can to minimize the chance of mistakes - Full Story



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