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December 23, 2009
Officers Down: The decade that was 2000 to 2009 Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Officers Down: The decade that was 2000 to 2009

As we close this year and this decade, we naturally take some time to reflect on the past in an effort... - Full Story
December 02, 2009
Officer Benjamin Kelly: The mindset to win a split-second confrontation Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Officer Benjamin Kelly: The mindset to win a split-second confrontation

Maurice Clemmons’ body was probably still warm when I started getting text messages and e-mails... - Full Story
November 20, 2009
Okla. trooper's use of force justified Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Okla. trooper's use of force justified

PoliceOne spoke today with a contact we have at the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, who informed us that Troopers... - Full Story
November 04, 2009
The role of vision in officer-involved shootings Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

The role of vision in officer-involved shootings

There seems to be a lot of debate these days about which sighting techniques are appropriate for lethal... - Full Story
October 26, 2009
Experts discuss videotaped Calif. use-of-force case involving student Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Experts discuss videotaped Calif. use-of-force case involving student

The San Francisco Chronicle reported late yesterday that San Jose Police Chief Rob Davis has “promised... - Full Story
October 21, 2009
Trigger weight, performance, and safety Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Trigger weight, performance, and safety

One of the questions I am often asked is what weight trigger is optimal for a law enforcement or CCW... - Full Story
October 19, 2009
You shot an unarmed suspect? Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

You shot an unarmed suspect?

If you grew up on John Wayne and Roy Rogers movies like I did, you understand the Code of the West. There... - Full Story
October 14, 2009
IACP Special: Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue? Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

IACP Special: Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue?

After a rapid-transit officer kicked up a public dirt storm by shooting an unarmed passenger during a... - Full Story
October 01, 2009
Medical panel issues interim findings on stun gun safety the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Medical panel issues interim findings on stun gun safety

By John Morgan, PhD National Institute of JusticeDuring the three-year period from 2003 to 2005, 47 states... - Full Story
September 28, 2009
Why history makes the case for less lethal Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Why history makes the case for less lethal

Earlier this year, six stories involving police use of electronic control devices were published in The... - Full Story



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