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POLICE Magazine - November 2012

COVER STORY

Tablets: The Handheld Option

By Melanie Basich
To capitalize on the explosion of interest in handheld computers, plenty of companies have launched new tablets, including many specifically designed for police work. These devices are still new, but they are expected to have a major impact on public safety technology.
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POLICE Magazine - October 2012

COVER STORY

K-9 Training Challenges

By Melanie Basich
A police K-9 isn't a simple weapon used to attack suspects. At least not anymore. Temperament, sensory ability, and certain natural drives are just some of the considerations. Not just any dog has what it takes to work in law enforcement.
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POLICE Magazine - September 2012

COVER STORY

Lidar Technology Comes of Age

By Craig Peterson
Some two decades after its arrival, the speed laser is rapidly becoming a commodity. POLICE Magazine gathered all of the most recent arrivals and spent weeks evaluating their performance, utility, and user-friendliness. Then they were placed in service with a local PD for one week each.
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POLICE Magazine - August 2012

COVER STORY

Lessons Learned From Aurora

By Ronnie Garrett
The Aurora incident drives home the need to train today's first responders in medical response and triage. In a mass shooting there will be many victims with traumatic injuries and there will be a need to prioritize victims and administer advanced first aid.
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POLICE Magazine - July 2012

COVER STORY

On-Body Video: A Double-Edged Sword

By Dean Scoville
Until recently the technology was limited to traffic stops and perhaps some critical incidents. Now, video can be used to document every aspect of a law enforcement officer's shift. But the question that each agency has to answer remains: Is that a good thing?
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POLICE Magazine - June 2012

COVER STORY

Blue-On-Blue Shootings

By Dean Scoville
Recognizing the potential for a blue-on-blue incident—and doing something about it—can go a long way toward preventing such tragedies. That initiative can take many forms, from anticipatory training to recognizing the implications of an errant operation.
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POLICE Magazine - May 2012

COVER STORY

Beating the High Cost of Training Ammo

By David Griffith
The high cost of ammo has police agencies scrambling for ways to cut their firearms training budgets while still maintaining standards. Some are walking a very dangerous line where their solution to the problem has been to cut back on firearms training opportunities both for in-service personnel and for recruits. Others are looking for ways to achieve the same training goals without sending ammo down range.
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POLICE Magazine - April 2012

COVER STORY

Urban Counter-Ambush Tactics

By Andre Belotto
The counter-ambush tactics discussed in this article will provide you with simple ways to respond to calls for service so that an ambush is less likely to occur. The tactics discussed are not super-secret SWAT or ERT procedures, nor sensitive military operations plans.
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POLICE Magazine - March 2012

COVER STORY

Tactical Cameras Are a Force Multiplier

By David Griffith
In recent years technology has come to the aid of tactical police units to help them gain better intel and counter their adversaries' tactical advantages.
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POLICE Magazine - February 2012

COVER STORY

Tales of the Occupation

By Dean Scoville
The Occupy protestors have been willing to forego "nine-to-five" picketing in favor of setting up camps on public land. And that has presented two major problems for law enforcement: crime within the camps and civil disobedience once the protesters are legally ordered to disperse.
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POLICE Magazine - January 2012

COVER STORY

Duty Dangers: Vehicle Pursuits

By Dean Scoville
Officers who underestimate a suspect's resolve to evade capture or overestimate their own limitations or those of the patrol car only enhance the dangers of vehicle pursuits. It's not just the lead unit in a pursuit that is imperiled. Upon hearing of a pursuit in progress, other officers may attempt to catch up and join the chase.
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