Recruitment & Retention

My partner and I were working a plainclothes assignment focused on bandits who were committing armed robberies. While we watched two of these crooks, they parked in front of a liquor store. One went inside while the other stayed at the wheel. We quickly deployed....
Eyes & Ears

Eyes & Ears

The law enforcement environment is filled with risks and hazards both obvious and unseen. But as noted risk management trainer and consultant California Highway Patrol Commander Gordon Graham (ret.) states, That which is predictable is preventable. It takes little...
Reality Based Training: We're Running Out of Ammo

Reality Based Training: We're Running Out of Ammo

As a direct result of the actions overseas, law enforcement agencies are discovering that there is a shortage of ammunition. Government plants pump out literally billions of rounds of ammo, but law enforcement agencies must get in an ever-growing queue for their...
Oops, Wrong House

Oops, Wrong House

Some of you may have suffered that sinking feeling of realizing you busted down the door of the wrong house. Your mistake was innocent, but it's unpleasant apologizing to a blameless homeowner who, when confronted with masked men in dark clothing with weapons...
Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Just about every episode of the TV show “Las Vegas” has the security staff nailing some bad guy by using facial recognition software. Other shows such as CSI and NCIS also use the technology on a regular basis. Of course, sometimes they have to “enhance” the photo or...

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