November 2017

With Dot Torture, shooters have a single target with ten dots each labeled with a number and a corresponding instruction. If a shooter misses, they must start over again on a clean target, hence why it can be torturous.

Add Dot Torture and Similar Drills Into Your Training

Though it is impossible for LEOs to train for every circumstance, build in trigger time often and vary training drills.
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Vehicles & Equipment

Law Enforcement Vehicles Get Faster, Safer and Greener

Nov. 24, 2017
Results and trends seen at this year’s Michigan State Police Vehicle Testing.
When moving legislation forward, partnerships and compromises are key. Pictured below: Sheriff Ron Bateman at the podium along with Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot announcing that they were making the local law a statewide bill.

The Lure of Easy Money

Nov. 24, 2017
If your agency is responsible for serving arrest warrants, you may agree that the more methods you have in place to catch criminals and serve these, the greater your chances will...
Intelligence Lead

A Top-Down Approach: Intelligence-Led Policing Gains in Popularity

Nov. 16, 2017
The concept has become a new paradigm for effective crime fighting and prevention.
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Police Agencies and Local Media Must Foster Partnerships

Nov. 16, 2017
It is my opinion that the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has been highly critical of the St. Louis Metro Police Department’s recent handling of protests that broke out following the ...

More content from November 2017

Adrienne Zimmer, Editor

Communication for the Masses

Nov. 16, 2017
In my line of work as a writer and editor for this magazine, I make it a point to follow many police departments on social media—mainly on Twitter and Facebook. It’s fairly easy...
The quality of range training facilities and trainers directly correlates to performance on the street. Today’s ranges should feature technology and scenarios that simulate real-life situations.
Shooting Ranges & Equipment

What It Takes To Make a Contemporary Range

Nov. 16, 2017
It used to be easy to list the things needed for a contemporary range: a pile of dirt, handgun or long gun, some bullets, shells or cartridges, maybe a stopwatch and whistle. ...

Engage in Social Media for Overall Crime Prevention

Nov. 16, 2017
Social media touches everything including modern public safety. Agencies throughout the nation use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook Live, Periscope, Nextdoor and a variety...
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Pro DF and Pro AA Programmable Tactical Flashlights

Nov. 1, 2017
The Pro DF and Pro AA lights offer primary illumination of 500 and 305 lumens, respectively, with a secondary light level that’s user-programmable at 15, 60, or 150 lumens, or...
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Tablets & Handhelds

4th Gen. F110 Tablet

Sept. 27, 2017
One of the most significant additions to the next gen F110 is its optional IR camera that supports facial recognition with Windows Hello for more convenient login and security...
iKey BT-870-TP dual connectivity keyboard with Samsung DeX(TM) docking station and display. With a Galaxy S8 phone, this system rivals any desktop workstation experience, inside a police car, a hotel room, and more. The docking station turns any monitor into a computer workstation.
Computers & Software

The BT-870-TP Rugged Keyboard

Geared to the needs of public safety for law enforcement vehicles, the dual connectivity, sealed keyboard is unique in its class of rugged peripherals, with an integrated battery...
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Special Purpose Vehicles

The Rugged 2018 RANGER XP 1000 Off-Road Vehicle - The Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding Utility Side-by-Side

Polaris RANGER® is the industry’s number one-selling utility side-by-side (SxS), and more than 100 customer-inspired innovations make the new RANGER XP® 1000 the hardest working...
2018 Dodge Charger Pursuit

Safer Than Ever! The Dodge Charger Pursuit 2018

Uconnect 7-inch display - STANDARD. Back camera view - STANDARD. Fleet Safety Group includes Blind-spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection and ParkSense rear park assist systems...
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Investigation Software

Spokeo for Law Enforcement - An Investigator's Search Tool

July 11, 2017
Investigative software provides law enforcement access to more than 12 billion records, including social media data
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Body Armor & Accessories

Maxx-Dri Vest 3.0 - Redesigned for Body Armor Ventilation Vest

July 7, 2017
The MAXX-DRI VEST 3.0 has been completely re-designed to MAXXIMIZE body armor ventilation, airflow and improve weight-distribution of your ballistic vest, making it feel lighter...
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Notebooks & Laptops

Toughbook 33 Rugged 2-in-1 Detachable Laptop

June 29, 2017
First fully rugged product with a 3:2 screen for easier handling and better viewing of business applications 3x the resolution, 50% brighter and 15% larger display than any other...
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Tablets & Handhelds

Inspire 2.0 - Next-Generation Inmate Tablet

June 24, 2017
GTL's Inspire® 2.0, the company’s next-generation inmate tablet, is a hardened inmate tablet featuring an advanced technology platform and versatile operational program.
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Body Armor Protection

PROTECH TAC PH Modular Webbing Carrier

June 19, 2017
The TAC PH™ (plate harness) is PROTECH®'s most affordable load-carrying system and is geared toward the first responder and is easy to don with its adjustable side closure system...
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Headwear Accessories

Revision Viper A3 Full Cut Helmet

Revision Viper A3 Full Cut Helmet - *$277.77*Designed specifically for Law Enforcement, Special Forces and SWAT personnel, the Viper A3 helmet stops NIJ IIIA level threats. Options...
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Shirts & Pants

Hyde and Hyde LT Pants

May 26, 2017
This casual, “no profile” stretch pant includes a number of classic Vertx features and has the capacity to store daily items from cell phones to magazines in a discrete, convenient...
Revision’s Caiman™ Carbon Bump Head System is a next-generation Special Forces head protection solution explicitly designed—with direct contributions from SOF operators—to withstand the rigors of specialized, extreme maneuvers.
Headwear Accessories

The Batlskin Caiman Head System

May 17, 2017
Optimized for coastal, riverine, maritime, high-altitude, freefall, and ground maneuvers, the Batlskin Caiman Helmet System is designed to withstand an extreme range of environmental...
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Traffic & Parking Software

AutoVu Free-Flow

May 11, 2017
With AutoVu Free-Flow, parking enforcement officers can easily identify lots with unenforced violations and dynamically adjust their patrol routes to maximize violation capture...
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Shirts & Pants

Fusion Stretch Tactical Pants

April 29, 2017
The Fusion Stretch Tactical Pants are the perfect storm of fit, function and comfort. While the Fusion Stretch Tactical Pants embrace classic Vertx features, such as the inset...
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Body Armor & Accessories

Face Shield for Riot Control - DK6-X.250AFS

April 20, 2017
Paulson's DK6-X.250AFS riot face shield is a think 1/4 inch and shortened to 6 inches to ease the use of NBC gas mask cartridges. The shield is Polycarbonate, has an inner anti...
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The APX Striker Fired Pistol

April 15, 2017
With the APX, Beretta delivers to the civilian market a pistol platform with superior performance in durability, reliability, accuracy and ergonomics.