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,...

Investigations: Investigating Rape Crimes, Part 3 of 5

The first two articles of this series on investigating rape discussed legal definitions, the importance of care in handling the initial contact with a rape victim, identification and collection of rape evidence, the medical examination and the various uses of DNA...

Breaking the Sound Barrier

You're leaving the coffee shop parking lot when an oblivious driver runs a stop sign right in front of you. You stop him and walk toward the vehicle. As you approach, the driver intently watches you in the side-view mirror. Is he up to something? Without...

One-Handed Shooting

Anyone who has fired a handgun knows the gun is twice as stable when using two hands than when using one. Recoil control, shot-to-shot recovery, presentation to the target, weapon stability and a host of other skills work better with two hands. The problem: The...

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