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POLICE Magazine - November 2013

COVER STORY

AWD Patrol Vehicles Gain Traction

By Paul Clinton
Traditionally, police vehicles have arrived for duty with rear-wheel or front-wheel drive. Starting with the 2015 model year, Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors will offer at least one police vehicle in an all-wheel or four-wheel-drive configuration.
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POLICE Magazine - October 2013

COVER STORY

What's Really Going On With Crime Rates

By Dean Scoville
For all its censuring of personnel for on-duty trysts and off-duty DUIs, the profession pays curiously little attention to an ongoing transgression perpetrated within it: stat fudging. Misreporting statistics about crime is not a new phenomenon.
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POLICE Magazine - September 2013

COVER STORY

What It's Like to Be Shot

By Dean Scoville
Perhaps the most significant factor in an officer's ability to recover from a shooting incident is the level of support offered to him by his department. Departments that provide post-shooting support and advocate for their officers in the media and with health care providers are more likely to benefit from their actions in the long run.
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POLICE Magazine - August 2013

COVER STORY

Can Mumbai Come to America?

By Donald Mihalek
The failure of any law enforcement agency to equip and train its personnel, and help its officers prepare to manage a large-scale terror or active shooter event is a recipe for failure.
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POLICE Magazine - July 2013

COVER STORY

On-Body Video: Eye Witness or Big Brother?

By Mark W. Clark
The era of on-officer video has arrived. The technology is poised to help keep officers safer and more accountable on the job, while protecting law enforcement agencies from nuisance lawsuits.
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POLICE Magazine - June 2013

COVER STORY

Financial Literacy for Cops

By Dean Scoville
If ever a cop had to concern himself with providing for his family today and tomorrow, it is now. To that end, some cops have taken on second and even third jobs; others have deferred their retirement. And still they worry.
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POLICE Magazine - May 2013

COVER STORY

Safe Prisoner Transport

By Melanie Basich
Every year, prisoners escape custody. But using the proper restraints and techniques for each prisoner transfer situation will help ensure the safety of yourself and other law enforcement officers.
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POLICE Magazine - April 2013

COVER STORY

Training Accidents

By David Griffith
No one keeps complete nationwide statistics on law enforcement training accidents, but they are a significant cause of death and serious injury in the line of duty. Most training accidents share one common trait: They could have been prevented.
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POLICE Magazine - March 2013

COVER STORY

Less-Lethal Weapon Options

By Amaury Murgado
At present, less-lethal weapons are a fact of life. It's hard to find an agency that doesn't use at least one in one form or another. With technology advances being what they are, there are more options today than ever before. Let's look at some of the available technologies and how they make a difference.
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POLICE Magazine - February 2013

COVER STORY

What CSIs Want You to Know

By Amaury Murgado
As for responding officers, the question for us becomes twofold. First, do we appreciate the importance of CSI's role and, second (oftentimes more important), do we appreciate the importance of our own role in crime scene handling and processing?
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POLICE Magazine - January 2013

COVER STORY

Choosing Optics for Patrol Rifles

By A.J. George
With the increased use of rifles by patrol officers, there comes the need for modern modifications to make them more effective and to better fit the task at hand. One of the most obvious and likely the most effective is the use of modern optical sighting systems.
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POLICE Magazine - December 2012

COVER STORY

Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD's Crowd Control Unit

By David Griffith
The Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD's Rapid Response Team was established with three squads of officers, plus supervisors and logistics support. Now it totals 40 officers, all trained in the latest crowd control techniques developed by FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.
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