POLICE Magazine - December 2013

COVER STORY

Cops and Holiday DUIs

By Dean Scoville and Evan Wagner
One study reported that overall alcoholic intake may not be greater among police officers, but officers have higher incidences of binge drinking. Take a moment to consider that…and where you land, particularly as holiday festivities (and New Year's resolutions) approach.

Features:

IACP 2013: Both Sides of Today’s Police Products
There's the stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there's the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And all of it has the potential to be important to what you do in contemporary policing.

Improving In-Car Video
Over the last two years of IACP shows, in-car video manufacturers have debuted a number of new products that have followed new trends in the mobile video market. Here’s a look at some of those products and trends.

Columns:

Who Loves Ya, Baby?
Being overly emotionally committed to your agency only leads to heartbreak. Unrequited love is one of the toughest emotional hits a human can face and therefore I ask you to rethink your relationship with your agency and those who work with you.

Turn In Your Guns
When the federal government shut down on Oct. 1, HUD-OIG opted to make special agents' non-pay status worse by snatching their guns away. This left approximately 300 special agents both unarmed and unpaid.

To Serve and Protect
I don’t know for sure what drove Libke to volunteer as a reserve officer. But I bet it was a desire to serve his community.

POLICE Magazine - December 2013
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