Hitting the Mark

Hitting the Mark

The LaserLyte Sub-compact V2 is a new subcompact laser sighting system designed to be adaptable to a number of shooting platforms. LaserLyte has been involved in laser sighting systems for firearms since the mid 1990s. Since that time, the Cottonwood, Ariz.,-based...
The Law Enforcement Privilege

The Law Enforcement Privilege

Assume you’re involved in a critical incident involving the use of deadly force against a criminal suspect and that your actions result in the suspect receiving severe injuries, such as paralysis. Further, assume that you charge the suspect with several felonies...
Analyzing the Clues

Analyzing the Clues

The call came in at 0142 hrs. A nighttime jogger had stumbled on more than a crack in the sidewalk as she raced through the park. A dead woman lay prone in the bushes on the side of the path. Covered in blood, a footprint stamped in the mud by her face, the young...
The 12-Gauge Shotgun

The 12-Gauge Shotgun

For the record, I’m a big proponent of the patrol carbine, so don’t misunderstand what I am about to say: It would be a huge mistake for American law enforcement to shelve the shotgun for the carbine. The patrol carbine is taking the law enforcement...
Radar Speed Signs

Radar Speed Signs

Law enforcement officials in Tigard, Ore., were determined to increase pedestrian safety in and around the city’s high school. In a school zone where the posted speed limit is 20 mph, drivers were often cited for driving 40 mph or more. Speeds decreased when...
Words to the Wise

Words to the Wise

Words of wisdom, catchy phrases, slogans , whatever you call them have been used in police work for as long as I can remember (which is admittedly a significant amount of time), and instructors often use them to help get their message across to students. Slogans have...

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