logo for print
Home  >  Newsletter Archive  >  PoliceOne Newsletter  > 


PoliceOne Member Newsletter PoliceOne
Member News
Week 424
February 9, 2009

Editor's Note:

With the new NIJ body armor standard slowly starting to take effect, a lot of departments are asking the question, "What does it mean for us?" In today's newsletter, we bring you two articles on the issue, including an explanation about how the standard affects you and what you need to know when making purchasing decisions for your department. And check out our new NIJ Body Armor Standards section, sponsored by U.S. Armor, for comprehensive resources and updates about the standard and its ongoing effect on the LE community.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

Sponsored by:

Featured News
Understanding the new NIJ body armor standard

An example of a new vest made by American Body Armor that some police agencies across the nation have started using. (AP Photo)

The first thing that officers and departments need to know about the new “.06” body armor standard is that it does not invalidate body armor models that are compliant with the “old” standard. Secondly, under the new standard, the NIJ can now require much more rigorous testing of armor ... Full Story
Editor's Corner
Putting a name and a face on UCR stats
One year ago today, Officer Dennis Eddy was shot, once in the leg and once in the chest, in a gang-infested Calif. neighborhood. Eddy tells PoliceOne: “They could replace my limb after amputation, but had I not been wearing my vest, that wouldn’t be necessary because I wouldn’t be here" ... Full Story
Sponsored by Code 3

More than a dozen new features have been added to the H2 Covert Siren, including an eight second gunlock timed output function, siren lock, thumbwheel volume control, Whoop tone, Instant On, EU Lock to any Level, Backlight Off Option on the Keypad and Park Kill with Level 3 Drop-Out Option.

Learn more at www.code3pse.com.

Viewed: 26,435 times
Duration: 7:15

Type: P1TV Product
Duration: 05:16

Sponsored by:
Sponsored by Ray Allen

Make Ray Allen the source for your canine training gear. In our catalog and NEW RayAllen.com website you’ll find innovative Bite Suits and Sleeves; advanced K9 Transportation and Deployment Systems; handcrafted Collars, Harnesses, Leads, Muzzles and more. Our products and unmatched customer service are designed to improve the training, care and performance of your working dog.

For more details, visit www.rayallen.com.
P1 Tactical Tip
Beware of “target of opportunity” moments

Today's tactical tip discusses a strategy that, when personnel availability permits, can help keep you and fellow officers safer during gang contacts in pressurized areas where rivals can seize "moments of opportunity" to attack ... Full tip

Submit a tip to PoliceOne

View more tips

Visit P1's Police Training page

Most Commented Articles
Check out the P1 Most Popular section to see what the P1 community has been reading over the last week, month and beyond.
This past week's most commented stories:

Retired cop charged with impersonating

Wounded Ohio officer 'stayed in the fight'

Iron Pigs and the challenge to the off duty carry law: more about what really happened

Obama stimulus plan includes billions for cops

Officer's gun used in shooting death
News and Announcements

Press Release:
ChemBio Teams Can Respond Faster with New Blauer Ensemble

Calif. deputy injured in crash dies
[Fresno, CA]

Minn. officers fatally shoot driver speeding towards officers
[Minneapolis, MN]

Officers, suspects wounded in N.Y. shootout
[Niagra Falls, NY]

Nev. standoff ends in man's suicide
[Reno, NV]

Calif. cops seek gunmen in fatal cafe shooting that killed 1, wounded 6
[San Gabriel, CA]

International Police Photo of the Day

Spanish police inspect the scene after a car bomb exploded at a trade fair in Madrid. (AP Photo)

Visit the P1 International LE section

Sponsored by CriminalJustice-Degrees.com

The growing emphasis on homeland security has created an unprecedented demand for criminal justice and security professionals. Earning a criminal justice degree can help open new doors in these fields. Get free information and jumpstart your career today.

Visit CriminalJustice-Degrees.com for more information.
News and Announcements
Career and Training Opportunities
Featured Training Course:

Police Sniper Program by OpTac International, March 23-27, Tracy, CA

Featured Degree Program:

Norwich University—Become an Elite Leader with a Proven Master of Justice Administration

Featured Job:

Title: Officer Candidate (Deputy Sheriff)

Dept: Spokane County Sheriff's Office,
Spokane, WA

Salary: $3,569.20 monthly

Learn more and apply!

Take Your Career to the Next Level
A promotion, higher salary and a specialized field like SWAT or CSI are all within your reach. Check out hundreds of LEO degree programs, get free scholarship information and execute your plan for a successful career in law enforcement today ...
Learn More

Featured Deal

Free 5.11 Gear with Qualifying Purchase
Offer Good Until Feb 28th

from CHIEF

Calibre Press 200 Green Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
(888) 765-4231
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 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, email editor@policeone.com, or submit your stories directly online on our News Submissions page.

Copyright 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.