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Police Recruitment
The study analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine which states experienced the highest and lowest growth rates between 2022 and 2023
The law requires officers to issue a verbal warning for individuals to step back; failure to comply could result in a fine or jail time
The man founded a company that produced manuals and videos on wartime tactics, including how to create “fatal funnels” intended to trap and kill law enforcement
Reno Police Department Officer Richard Jager was cleared of any criminal wrongdoing in the 2020 officer-involved shooting
“This really is the future of law enforcement at some point, whether we like it or not,” said Sgt. Jeremiah Gates, who leads the drone unit at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office
The FBI study revealed that traditional body armor, designed primarily for men, can cause bullets to deflect off the chest and hit the throat when worn by women
A Clark County deputy mistakenly shot and killed off-duty Officer Donald Sahota, who was trying to detain a robbery suspect who showed up at his home and stabbed him
The harassment included hacking attempts of the officer’s personal computer, false police reports and thousands of spam messages
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COLUMNISTS & EXPERTS
A recent event where officers confronted a suicidal man armed with a sword provides a stark reminder of the dangers and complexities in law enforcement
A review of the effective strategies and calm professionalism of police forces nationwide in managing recent civil disturbances
When Monroe County DA Sandra Doorley resisted commands during a traffic stop, the responding officer demonstrated essential tactics for upholding professionalism
A recent spate of LODDs requires immediate action against the rising incivility, failed criminal justice reforms and the mental health crisis that endanger police officers’ lives
Our experts debate if an emphasis on traditional attire is misplaced given more critical challenges like severe understaffing
Attempts by the NYPD to reinstate stricter uniform and grooming standards has sparked a broader conversation about the role of appearance in law enforcement credibility


PRODUCT NEWS
To prepare for the 2024 hurricane and wildfire seasons, the Un-carrier has ramped up its disaster preparedness efforts with more network hardening, new response vehicles, additional deployed 2.5GHz spectrum and a new community support program
U.S. Patriot will cover the entrance fee for five elite athletes and support them with gear through the most stressful environment a competition can offer
New rechargeable version of popular light is multi-fuel; offers enhanced output
The BRINC Responder drone and Responder Station provide an end-to-end solution for public safety agencies looking to start or scale Drone as First Responder programs
Condor is powered by advanced AI and ML that is constantly learning, with cutting-edge video analytics to adapt to changing needs
This year’s exercise simulated what it would take to help ensure mission-critical communication capabilities during a large-scale event with over 100,000 attendees, as well as during a cyber attack and a terrorist attack
The Arkansas Department of Transportation partnered with JENOPTIK Smart Mobility Solutions, LLC to extend the DOT’s work zone safety initiative by deploying Jenoptik’s mobile speed enforcement system in construction zones to further increase safety for drivers and workers