Home  >  Topics  >  SWAT  > Columns > Page 7 Related Products:  Tactical Headsets  |  Ballistic Shields  |  Firearms
SWAT

SWAT

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.
Main News Columns Videos Products Photos
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
August 12, 2013
Police militarization and the Ethical Warrior Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie - The Ethical Warrior

Police militarization and the Ethical Warrior

The public has nothing to fear from well-trained tactical teams made up of motivated Ethical Warriors - Full Story
August 05, 2013
Quick windage and elevation tips for police snipers Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Quick windage and elevation tips for police snipers

A precision shooter must have basic elevation and windage knowledge committed to memory, and there are some simple memory aids to help - Full Story
June 28, 2013
The last watch: Reflections on a police career Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

The last watch: Reflections on a police career

Today, as I wrap up my last watch, I thank God that He has kept me safe and provided me with gatekeepers who’ve directed my path - Full Story
June 21, 2013
P1 Photo of the Week: Band of brothers PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Band of brothers

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo comes from CPTED Planner Jim Eicher with the Chesterfield... - Full Story



PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

Sign up for FREE
SWAT eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

SWAT Columnists

New York Tactical New York Tactical
with NYTOA – The New York Tactical Officers Association
10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief