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Gun Safety During Weapons Training

During weapons and tactical training, an emphasis upon safety is absolutely essential. After all, many trainees do have more limited experience handling guns.  Use of weapons during various training sessions is essential to increase effective procedures and response protocols. But … Continue reading

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Public Perceptions About the Dorner Situation

Believe it or not, cop-killer, former fugitive, and now deceased Christopher Dorner has supporters out there, and this has resulted in the following: The re-opening of the investigation that got him fired When Dorner was fired from the LAPD, it … Continue reading

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Carrying Your Weapon When Off-Duty

Since 2004 when the Law Enforcement Officer’s Safety Act was initiated, it was made possible for law enforcement to carry weapons when off-duty in any state. This Act operates under the premise that even when law enforcement are not technically … Continue reading

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Personality Types and Their Impact on Job Safety

According to a study by The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research there is a difference in the level of fatigue that cops feel on the job that depends upon their personality type.  As a result, it is important to … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Holidays as a Police Officer

With the holiday season in full swing, police officers need to be extra conscientious about their own personal health and safety as it is a very busy season. A balanced life is essential if it means that police will be … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving, Law Enforcement!

To all of the officers across the country and their families; this Thanksgiving, be sure to say “thanks” for the following: The fact that you have some level of job security, in a position that allows you to make a … Continue reading

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Emergency Prepardness for Police Officers

In the wake of hurricane Sandy, the importance of having an emergency plan in place has become apparent for many families – including those of law enforcement officers. Law enforcement officers are often so concerned about helping the public in … Continue reading

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Training Tips for Female Officers

Over the years, there has been an increase in the number of fatalities and incidents involving female officers on the job, and there are experts that say this is due to the fact that both males and females receive identical … Continue reading

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Bath Salts: Recognizing Use and the Risks

By now most law enforcement officers should have heard about the latest designer drug trend – the use of bath salts. It has a drug that has been highlighted in the media due to the extreme adverse effects that users … Continue reading

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Police Force Rules for Social Media

The use of social media has presented a very real issue for law enforcement departments as it blurs the line between what’s private and what’s public. This has caused many police departments to dictate exactly what and what is not … Continue reading

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