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October 28, 2013
Urban Shield 2013: First responders declare, ‘We have the watch!’ Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Urban Shield 2013: First responders declare, ‘We have the watch!’

35 elite SWAT teams from as far away as Brazil joined up with fire and EMS responders in the annual exercise organized and executed by Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern and his team - Full Story
October 09, 2013
Are you ready to repel a Kenya-style mall attack? Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Are you ready to repel a Kenya-style mall attack?

Taking on two squads of attackers who are likely to be trained in military tactics will be daunting for an unprepared police officer - Full Story
September 09, 2013
Urban Shield from the operator’s perspective PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Urban Shield from the operator’s perspective

By Ken Gemmel PoliceOne Special Contributor I feel lucky. There is no other way to describe the chain... - Full Story
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



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