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December 27, 2015
2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

2015 in Review: Celebrating 6 police heroes who saved lives

Here are some selected examples of people who are with their families this Christmas because of the courage and decisive action of American police officers - Full Story
December 23, 2015
Pulse of Policing: How private enterprise is supporting American cops Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: How private enterprise is supporting American cops

Companies in the law enforcement realm commit vast amounts of time, energy, and capital toward ensuring that officers are safer - Full Story
December 10, 2015
What a use of force incident in a classroom can teach cops about 'warrior' vs. 'guardian' mindset PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

What a use of force incident in a classroom can teach cops about 'warrior' vs. 'guardian' mindset

The guardian officer begins with the end in mind and then considers the least-aggressive strategy - Full Story
December 07, 2015
How SCOTUS impacted policing in 2015 Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

How SCOTUS impacted policing in 2015

The Court has said reasonableness does not require perfection, but it does require a plausible satisfaction of Fourth Amendment criteria - Full Story
December 04, 2015
When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident

Active killer incidents and other large-scale mass-casualty events are sudden — you need to get ready with tactics and tools to help get you through a very, very long day - Full Story
December 02, 2015
Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings

The manner in which the assault on the Inland Regional Center was carried out holds some hallmarks of attacks we have seen overseas such as in Paris and Mali last month, and Mumbai in 2008 - Full Story
November 23, 2015
How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident

Using cover can save your life, so you owe it to yourself to be well-trained in its use - Full Story
November 20, 2015
Moving away from the mat: 4 keys to improving police control-tactics Jeff Paynter - Training to Win

Moving away from the mat: 4 keys to improving police control-tactics

Adequately preparing officers for field application of control tactics is a vital component of successful training - Full Story
November 14, 2015
Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst

Know that it can happen here — quite easily, in fact - Full Story
November 11, 2015
6 'old school' rules that still apply to use of force Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

6 'old school' rules that still apply to use of force

We may have allowed our critics to get into our heads and cloud our minds at times of critical decision-making - Full Story



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