LODD: Off-duty deputy fatally shot

On Feb. 10, Deputy Daniel Browne-Sanchez, 27, a five-year veteran of the Hawaii Department of Public Safety, Sheriff s Division, was shot and killed while off duty when attempting to take action against an armed robber. The masked killer had entered a local...

Automatic License Plate Recognition

If you've ever worked patrol duties, this scenario should sound familiar. You re patrolling Anytown, USA, in heavy holiday traffic when you spot a vehicle traveling alongside you that triggers that little spot on the back of your neck. You angle your head in a...

Investigations: Understanding Probable Cause

Criminal investigation demands a thorough understanding of probable cause. Detainments, arrests, searches, seizures, interviews and interrogations are legally judged on the reasonableness of police action based on the totality of circumstance known to the police prior...

Ambush Survival

Back in 1980 when the Street Survival: Tactics for Armed Encounters book was released, the statistics on officers killed revealed that approximately 7 percent of officers killed are killed in ambush situations (unprovoked and premeditated). Back in 1980, that was a...

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