Jan 2021

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Tesla wins savings race

Tesla wins savings race

Indiana police chief says electric vehicle proves to be a smart investment
Are you mentally ready for retirement?

Are you mentally ready for retirement?

This K-9 is a gym rat at heart!

This K-9 is a gym rat at heart!

A special gift for a woman in need

A special gift for a woman in need

Speed versus accuracy

Speed versus accuracy

The fundamental challenge in firearms training
Coping with chronic pain

Coping with chronic pain

Learn these proven body–mind techniques and you’ll cope better

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On the Job

LE deaths up in 2020

LE deaths up in 2020

Number of cops shot and killed climbs along with COVID-19 fatalities

Last year, law enforcement lost hundreds of officers. According to the Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP), 281 law enforcement professionals died by December 18, which... Read More

Paving the road for leadership

Paving the road for leadership

If you’re intending on making a career in law enforcement, you’re going to become a leader, whether you plan to or not. Maybe it’s by promotion or simply by... Read More

Humor

The force is strong with this one

The force is strong with this one

Halloween is well-known as one of the more … interesting nights of the year for police officers. And this year, an officer in Las Vegas gave us a story to remember... Read More

Dude, where’s my car?

Dude, where’s my car?

Sheriff gets a suprising answer

We’ve all heard of the old “move the car” prank, right? While someone isn’t paying attention, you grab their keys, hop in their car and move it somewhere close... Read More

Dressed to impress

Dressed to impress

K9 Chico became a fashion sensation on social media when he posed for a new ID badge wearing his handler’s uniform, complete with tie. The Orange County Sheriff’s... Read More

How to retire angry

How to retire angry

You’ve got years in this pursuit — don’t let your investment slip away

Reflecting on all the changes this job has molded into your life and character, most of you see it as a net plus. Sure, there are some minuses, but still … those... Read More

Tesla wins savings race

Featured

Tesla wins savings race

Indiana police chief says electric vehicle proves to be a smart investment

Bargersville Police Department in Indiana may only employ 14 full-time officers, but they ride in style while on patrol. Last month, the town council approved Chief Todd Bertram’s request to add two more […]

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Tech

Tesla wins savings race

Tesla wins savings race

Indiana police chief says electric vehicle proves to be a smart investment

Bargersville Police Department in Indiana may only employ 14 full-time officers, but they ride in style while on patrol. Last month, the town council approved Chief Todd... Read More

Pause before posting

Pause before posting

Law enforcement faces different standards on social media

From seemingly innocuous attempts at humor to venting political frustration, social media platforms have become popular venues to share thoughts, photos and opinions... Read More

The importance of breaking encryption

The importance of breaking encryption

Agencies across the country use tools to tap into smartphones

Since the introduction of first iPhone in 2007, there’s been a battle between Apple and law enforcement regarding the device’s encryption capabilities. Apple and... Read More

Labor

Retirements up, recruiting down

Retirements up, recruiting down

Agencies across the nation brace for staffing shortages of sworn personnel

When Michael Lappe, vice president of the board of trustees for the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago, registered the retirements of nearly 60 Chicago... Read More

The fight for diversity

The fight for diversity

Police departments continue to encounter obstacles in recruiting people of color

After months of protests over reports of controversial use-of-force incidents and a global pandemic, it’s no wonder many police departments are struggling to attract... Read More

Police shoot down CA reform bill

Police shoot down CA reform bill

Law enforcement unions and groups call for a collaborative approach to legislation

Police unions and law enforcement groups in California scored a victory recently when they were able to shoot down a “rushed and haphazard” bill that would have made... Read More

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Always honored, never forgotten

Always honored, never forgotten

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