Safety Tip: How Not to Get Shot in Plainclothes

Safety Tip: How Not to Get Shot in Plainclothes

Every so often we read a tragic story about a plainclothes officer getting shot by uniformed officers who mistook him/her for a gun-wielding suspect. Follow the practices below to avoid getting yourself shot if you find yourself drawing your gun in plain clothes...

Officer Down

Just before Christmas in Oceanside, Calif., police officer Dan Bessant was working patrol when he heard a beat partner, Karina Pina, make a traffic stop in an area known to be unfriendly to police officers. Bessant headed to the stop to provide cover and parked his...

The Eliminator 2.2

Police officers spend much of their shift on their feet. Proper footwear that offers comfort, support and protection is not a luxury, it's a necessity. A twisted ankle or a slip on the ice can lead to long-term problems. When I started my career in law...
The Ticket to Efficiency

The Ticket to Efficiency

Officers issue millions of tickets each year across the United States, but despite the technology advances sweeping the world and other areas of law enforcement, the majority of agencies still issue citations exactly the same way they did at the turn of the century...

What Was HOT at SHOT

With six huge exhibit halls encompassing 656,000 net square feet, it was a challenge to see every new firearm, ammo set, sight, knife, flashlight, boot, decoy and camouflage tent displayed at this year’s Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT...

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