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October 11, 2011
10 years after 9/11: The 'coffee lieutenant' and the ground zero recovery Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: The 'coffee lieutenant' and the ground zero recovery

The recovery effort was one of the most complicated, labor-intensive, and difficult ever conducted anywhere — Lt. Corey Cuneo of NYPD exemplifies the commitment of countless cop who worked the scene in the aftermath - Full Story
September 22, 2011
Overcoming a little-known risk of the 'quick-peek' Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Overcoming a little-known risk of the 'quick-peek'

Take the emphasis off of ‘quick’ in quick-peeking and retrain yourself not to look any faster than you really can see - Full Story
September 14, 2011
Cops on Top: Climbing mountains in memory of the fallen Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

Cops on Top: Climbing mountains in memory of the fallen

Those who participate in Cops on Top climbing expeditions are committed to their cause, dedicated in the effort, and skilled in their climbing abilities - Full Story
August 17, 2011
How martial arts training can improve officer safety Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

How martial arts training can improve officer safety

There are many situations in which the application of skills learned in the martial arts can help to ensure that a police officer on the street makes it home at the end of the shift - Full Story
August 02, 2011
SWAT tactics: Formations don't win football games... or fights! Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

SWAT tactics: Formations don't win football games... or fights!

Proponents of the diamond formation compare it to a B-17 bomber that “self-protects” on a bombing mission - Full Story
August 02, 2011
Multi-agency SWAT callouts: Who's In charge? Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Multi-agency SWAT callouts: Who's In charge?

Some say chiefs and sheriffs should not even be at the scene of SWAT actions, but that is wishful thinking and not happening in the real world - Full Story
August 02, 2011
Designed for the SWAT operator: New gear from BLACKHAWK! Tom Marx - Casting a Critical Eye on Weapons Technology and Training

Designed for the SWAT operator: New gear from BLACKHAWK!

The BLACKHAWK! Knoxx SpecOps Gen II Stock is of a polymer and alloy construction - Full Story
July 27, 2011
Barricaded suspects and the positive effects of time Dave Grossi - Tactics & Training

Barricaded suspects and the positive effects of time

The first-arriving patrol officer can set the tone for the negotiator’s actions, including using time to his advantage - Full Story
July 18, 2011
Beyond the patrol rifle: Adding a 'Designated Marksman' capability Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Beyond the patrol rifle: Adding a 'Designated Marksman' capability

The U.S. military refers to them as 'Designated Marksman,' and I propose we adopt similar terminology and the same weaponry for perhaps one in 10 patrol officers - Full Story
July 14, 2011
P1 First Person: To SWAT or not SWAT PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: To SWAT or not SWAT

By Scott Barlow, Deputy Director Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training AcademyThe heading of this essay... - Full Story



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