News Worthy

Dear Bullethead: I'm so fed up with the media. It seems like our department keeps taking a bashing on things that really aren't that newsworthy, and when we do something right, nothing shows up in the news. Then there are those stupid TV shows, like Reno...

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: LED bars are almost...

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...

How to Protect Against Revenge Threats, Part 1

This column first appeared on PoliceOne.com. Like most cops, Bob Willis considered his home a safe haven—until gang members tried to crash through his front door on Christmas Eve, and he ended up barefoot in the snow in a gunfight in his back yard. That startling...