For female forces, the Women Officers topic provides news, articles, and tactical tips to help take the fight to the bad guys. There was a time that a female officer was a rarity among the ranks, but today thousands of women stand on the thin blue line, serving on tactical teams, training other officers, working as detectives, and leading entire departments.
November 29, 2009, four cops were gunned down in cold blood in a suburban Seattle coffee shop. This PoliceOne exclusive video tells the story of that ambush from the perspective of Washington state law enforcement.
Although it has been ruled that both the pedestrians and the officer were at fault for the incident, the officer has resigned. Local departments are considering changing laws about using laptops in cruisers as a result.