Author: Law Officer

LED Light Bars

Across the country, agencies are improving the efficiency and functionality of their marked vehicles by mounting new light bars that take advantage of tiny, light emitting diodes (LEDs). Three factors helped drive this dramatic changeover:

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Investigations: Handle with Care

When I entered the dirty apartment complex, it reminded me of the housing projects we used to chase suspects through when I was a young deputy. Kids played with a tennis ball and a stick, while teenage boys and tattooed young men stood leaning against a wall watching me enter their self-claimed territory. The smell of someone cooking something filled the courtyard's hot, humid air. Although I wore a suit with a tie, they knew I was a cop and wondered what I was doing in their area.

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