logo for print
Home  >  Newsletter Archive  >  PoliceOne Newsletter  > 


PoliceOne PoliceOne
Member News
Week 346
August 17, 2007
12 critical elements of a modern firearms training program
Considering the myriad current requirements and budget constraints, law enforcement firearms trainers may find their jobs increasingly challenging.

To help build a solid foundation and establish some basic criteria for what a law enforcement training program should include, Action Target Academy has adopted the 12 critical elements outlined below:

1. Prepare officers for immediate, spontaneous, lethal attacks ... Full Story

Sponsored by SWAT Headsets

The LASH throat MIC's elastic strap fits to your neck like a bow tie
and the receive signal travels through the coiled tube to a skeleton
ear-mold so that peripheral hearing is not obstructed. This design
complements the use of any combination of air masks, balaclavas and

DEA raids 4 Texas cities, bust major Mexican drug cartel suspects

U.S. DEA agents arrest members of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico’s most powerful drug smuggling operations. Recent raids have seized more than 2,450 kilograms of cocaine, 33 tons of marijuana and $5.5 million.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal drug agents swept through Dallas and three other Texas cities, arresting more than 30 people believed to be affiliated with the narcotics distribution network of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most powerful drug smuggling organizations.

Agents simultaneously executed 19 search warrants in Dallas, McAllen, Laredo and San Antonio as part of a 2 ½-year Drug Enforcement Administration investigation known as Operation Puma ... Full Story

PoliceOne Video Training Tip
When to use palm-heel strikes and punches

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, produced The Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), Jeff Brooks, a martial arts teacher and police officer, challenges the conventional wisdom that, in defensive tactics, palm-heel strikes are always preferable to punches ... Full Tip

Submit a tip to PoliceOne

View more tips

Sponsored by First Responders Financial

It's not just a credit card. It's a badge.
Finally, a card designed exclusively for First Responders. You're proud of what you do. Rightly so. Let the rest of the world know it with the First Responders' credit card.

This card is NOT available to the general public.
Earn 1 point for every $1 you spend on eligible purchases and redeem for your choice of travel, cash, merchandise or gift certificates/gift cards.

News and Announcements
Press Release:
Dos Palos Police Department Saves Time and Money with Presynct Technologies
[Presynct Technologies]

Slain St. Louis officer was alone because of lack of manpower
[St. Louis, MO]

Fla. deputy accidentally shoots another deputy; vest prevents injury
[Pahokee, FL]

N.Y. officer dragged by car of fleeing suspect
[New York, NY]

Burglary suspects attempt to run over Fla. deputy
[Maitland, FL]
Officer Down

Officer Norvelle Brown
St. Louis, Missouri

Young St. Louis officer fatally shot
End of Watch: August 15, 2007

Visit the P1 Officer Down page

Sponsored by Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University's Master of Science in Criminal Justice, delivered fully online, has established itself as one of the most valuable programs of its kind in North America. It is designed to help you accelerate success in your career by providing the knowledge and skills that are needed in today's dynamic and complex criminal justice environment.

News and Announcements

Press Release:
Harris County, Texas Constable Precinct 6 Selects the Shield Series Digital In-Car Camera From Fleet Safety Equipment, Inc.
[Fleet Safety Equipment, Inc.]

25 indicted in Ga. for $50 million pot-growing operation
[Fayetteville, GA]

Idaho State Police sporting new low-profile cruisers

Calif. Bay Area leaders close to emergency radio interoperability
[Walnut Creek, CA]

Wisc. chief considers speeding up academy time
[Madison, WI]

PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

"I wonder who she was drinking with. That would probably explain the arrest."

Posted in response to a Nev. deputy arresting his wife for DUI.

Career and Training Opportunities
Featured Training Course:Featured Job:

  • RedMan Instructor Program by Redman Training Gear, Sept 24-28, Wausau, WI

    Featured Degree Program:

  • Long Island University—Homeland Security Management—now offered online
  • Title: Patrol Officer

    City of Douglas, WY

    Salary: $16.82 hourly (entry level)

    Learn more and apply!

    Featured Deal

    P1 Members: 10% Off ImageMASSter Products promo code: policeone
    Call (818) 998-5805

    From ICS

    Calibre Press PoliceOne Police Marksman
    PoliceOne does not send unsolicited messages. You are receiving this email because you have signed up for PoliceOne and subscribed to this newsletter. Visit our Customer Support page or call 1-888-POLICE1 (888-765-4231) with any SUBSCRIPTION, LOGIN or E-MAIL PROBLEMS.
    PoliceOne.com is committed to timeliness and accuracy, with more current U.S. law enforcement news each day than any other source. If you have any corrections, story suggestions, or articles you would like posted, please email editor@policeone.com, or submit your stories directly online on our News Submissions page.

    Copyright 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.