Multiple Injury Response

You're first on the scene of a school bus rollover on a highway exit ramp. There are several injured lying on the roadway and multiple others trapped and injured inside. It's a mass-casualty incident, what emergency medical services (EMS) crews and...

The 5.11 Challenge

What do thousands of cops, guns, fly fishing, tactical clothing and Montana all have in common? The 5.11 Challenge, a shooting competition for cops. The Challenge is the brainchild of Dan Costa, CEO of 5.11 Tactical, a tactical clothing company. Costa thought that by...

Agency Profile: The Austin Police Department

Nestled next to Texas' beautiful hill country lies the City of Austin, one of the nation's fastest growing and safest cities. Often, increased crime accompanies rapid growth, but this city manages to balance quality growth with a great quality of life. Much...

Safety Tip: Why You Need a Rescue Knife

If you need to cut someone free from an accident or get to them through a car window, you'll need a proper tool on your person immediately not in the cruiser at the top of the culvert. A rescue knife has a 3″ 4″ blade that's partially serrated...

New & Improved

We're all familiar with the standard police-cruiser package, but many departments have needs that go beyond what a patrol car can or should do. We wanted to give our readers insight into some of the latest non-patrol vehicle offerings from a police perspective,...

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