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February 12, 2016
Policing Matters Podcast: Are PERF's use of force recommendations misguided? Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Policing Matters Podcast: Are PERF's use of force recommendations misguided?

Doug and Jim also offer lessons from law enforcement’s handling of Super Bowl 50 that agencies can use when preparing for their own large scale event - Full Story
February 11, 2016
Podcast Quick Clip: How can cops better educate the public about use of force? Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Podcast Quick Clip: How can cops better educate the public about use of force?

There continues to be a widespread lack of understanding among citizens about police work. What more can be done? - Full Story
February 10, 2016
How UOF evaluation is changing (and how to improve UOF decision making) David Blake - The Science of Training

How UOF evaluation is changing (and how to improve UOF decision making)

The erosion of the Graham standard is occurring on many different levels and in many different ways — not all of them in the courtroom - Full Story
February 09, 2016
Changing the police culture: An IA investigator's perspective John Hein - Inside Internal Affairs

Changing the police culture: An IA investigator's perspective

Before a cultural change can take place, both police leadership and the rank and file must recognize one is needed - Full Story
February 03, 2016
Debriefing a siege: What the Ala. bunker standoff can teach cops about successful hostage rescue Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Debriefing a siege: What the Ala. bunker standoff can teach cops about successful hostage rescue

Successful planning, rehearsal and execution can only be achieved through well-trained and capable SWAT operators - Full Story
January 29, 2016
Policing Matters Podcast: UOF reform, attack on Philly cop, terrorism and officer safety Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Policing Matters Podcast: UOF reform, attack on Philly cop, terrorism and officer safety

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie and retired San Francisco officer Jim Dudley discuss current news, offer advice, thoughts, tips and laughs for officers - Full Story
January 27, 2016
Exercise your mind: Tactics for successful decision making in a critical incident Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Exercise your mind: Tactics for successful decision making in a critical incident

Despite the intense pressures and dangers associated with decision making in the law enforcement environment, we are expected to make the right choice every time - Full Story
January 24, 2016
14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program

A panel of three experts led the patrol rifle session of the 2016 SHOT Show Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) - Full Story
January 21, 2016
SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare) Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

SHOT Show 2016: How active shooter attacks are evolving (and how cops can prepare)

Events of the past year have put some new twists on the active shooter problem - Full Story
January 20, 2016
Retired police as force multipliers: The LEOSA effect American Military University - In Public Safety

Retired police as force multipliers: The LEOSA effect

Retired police officers can be force multipliers when it comes to protecting communities - Full Story



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