Operations & Tactics

  • ElZetta M60 LED Light & Mount

    Short of shooting it, I don't think I could find anything more abusive than what I simulated in the testing.

    Article • July 30th, 2010

  • Out of the Tunnel

    The Sympathetic Nervous System (fight of flight) sucks you in; learn to work against it.

    Article • July 22nd, 2010

  • Our Fragile Legacies, Pt 1

    The young cop was a fast rising star of unlimited potential. The old man reminds us even the brightest stars can implode.

    Article • July 21st, 2010

  • The rationale of culpability

          A recent review of the 3-year-old shooting incident at Virginia Tech by the U.S. Education Department found the university was too slow in its community alert on that day, which could be in violation of a federal "timely-warning" law...

    Article • June 1st, 2010

  • Part man. Part machine. All cop. The future of law enforcement.

    Today's tactical officer has access to RoboCop-like tools, but these high-tech gadgets do not replace training in the basics

    Article • May 1st, 2010

  • On The Verge

    Is the targeting of cops really that great of a concern? Ask the officers of the City of Hemet, CA., Police Department who have been under siege for weeks now.

    Article • April 27th, 2010

  • The damage of civic duty

          A couple of months ago, a newspaper reporter said something that I can't stop thinking about. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reporter Crocker Stephenson addressed his readers in January referencing a trial he was covering for the newspaper...

    Article • April 22nd, 2010

  • Satellites in public safety

          The need for improved communications is widely recognized in the public safety community, but disagreements between agencies about equipment selection and financial issues have impeded the process of change. These challenges make it...

    Article • April 22nd, 2010

  • Digital defense begins at home

    Protecting the Internet's digital borders begins with protecting local citizens from cyber harm

    Article • April 22nd, 2010

  • Lying for Justice

    Can police meet the legal requirements for using deception and still be judged unethical ? If so, what are the possible consequences?

    Article • April 19th, 2010

  • W.Va. Officers Pull Woman from Burning Building

    Two police officers pulled the victim through a window.

    Article • March 25th, 2010

  • Are They Armed?

    While social scientists debate what were the root causes affecting the shooter to commit a mass atrocity, cops will continue to show up for duty, go out on patrol, respond to calls and occasionally die.

    Article • March 22nd, 2010

  • Mind & Body To Win

    It is not enough to have intent and motivation to win you must also have the motor skills ingrained in life saving tactics.

    Article • March 18th, 2010

  • Safariland at SHOT Show

    The blanket company for product lines such as Second Chance, Defense Technologies, Monadnock, Break Free and more, Safariland unveiled some interesting new products at this year’s SHOT Show in Vegas.

    Article • February 18th, 2010

  • Quick-SHOT 2010

    Thanks to the economy and the challenges every company is facing, SHOT seemed to focus more on SALES and ORDERS than on information sharing or simple socializing with about 40,000 of your closest friends.

    Article • February 5th, 2010

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