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  • The Difference: The Job vs Being A Hero

    By Frank Borelli - Friday March 8, 2013
    Just this morning I was exchanging emails with my boss about various business topics.  Since our owning company (Cygnus Business Media) owns properties that serve all aspects of the public safety industry (law enforcement, firefighters and emergency...
  • AG Holder, Drones & Posse Comitatus

    By Frank Borelli - Wednesday March 6, 2013
    Let me start by reassuring everyone that I’m not a lawyer (and quite happy about it).  Let me further reassure everyone that I have over 30 years of experience as a law enforcement professional.  I happen to have spent three of those years on contract...
  • What Are We Teaching Our Children?

    By Frank Borelli - Monday March 4, 2013
    The fact that I am pro 2 nd Amendment is no secret; not among my friends, family or coworkers.  The fact that I believe people have a right to self-defense and SHOULD always defend themselves is no secret.  The fact that I believe it’s honorable...
  • Drones Used By Law Enforcement

    By Frank Borelli - Monday February 11, 2013
    DRONE , as defined by dictionary.com: a. an unmanned aircraft or ship that can navigate autonomously, without human control or beyond line of sight: the GPS of a U.S. spy drone. b. (loosely) any unmanned aircraft or ship that is guided remotely: a...
  • Mass Attacks & Gun Control

    By Frank Borelli - Thursday January 24, 2013
    Virginia Tech… Aurora Theater… Sandy Hook…  Names of place we’re all too familiar with.  There are others we could list but they are all oriented around the same type of event: an evil person takes guns illegally into a given setting and...
  • PRE-SHOT Show "Heads Up"

    By Frank Borelli - Thursday January 10, 2013
    Yes, fans, it's that time of year again. Next week in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show will happen.  SHOT Show is the largest show held each year that supports anything related to hunting, camping, fishing, backpacking...
  • Officer Survival in 2013

    By Frank Borelli - Friday January 4, 2013
    All:  Welcome to 2013.  Happy New Year!  May it be a safe and prosperous New Year for you and yours.  Now that I have the pleasantries out of the way, welcome to a year that’s kicking off with plenty of debate about a couple of topics that certainly...
  • No Answers...

    By Frank Borelli - Wednesday December 19, 2012
    As I type this there is one week to go before Christmas.  Two months ago in October, I marked my 30 th anniversary in law enforcement.  It’s quite literally what I’ve done all my adult life (minus eight months between turning 18 and reporting for...
  • 'Tis The (Magnified) Silly Season

    By Frank Borelli - Tuesday December 4, 2012
    Every year near Thanksgiving, “The Silly Season” kicks off.  It’s almost like you can watch it following Santa Claus down the road at the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  “Oh, look!  There’s Santa!!”  “Yep.  And there’s...
  • Lessons Learned From Sandy

    By Frank Borelli - Tuesday November 6, 2012
    It seems like every time we experience another natural disaster some people have already forgotten the lessons we learned from the last one. It's all the more exasperating when you realize how simple some of these basic preparedness "lessons" are. Let's...
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