The Patrol Issues topic page offers news, commentary, analysis, and tactical tips that will help prepare police officers for life on the thin blue line.
Unraveling the strategy and impact of protesters using “sleeping dragons,” and the nuanced law enforcement approaches to safely manage these challenges
Understanding the behavior and ideology of sovereign citizens is crucial for ensuring the safety of law enforcement officers, especially during traffic stops
The choice of technology investments must reflect not just the vision of leadership but also the insights and needs of the officers on the ground
How law enforcement agencies from California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and Alaska are joining forces to address critical public safety issues and advocate for meaningful legislative reform
Tune in for tomorrow’s all-new episode, where host Jim Dudley talks with Brian Marvel about the formation of the West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition
Uncover the power of accurate skill evaluation to safeguard true competency and minimize risks
LAPD colleagues tried to intervene when cop used cruiser to knock down armed suspect, review board rules
Chief Michel Moore and an internal LAPD review board found the officer, Oswaldo Pedemonte, had broken from policy when he drove into the knife-wielding suspect at a slow speed
Candid feedback from officers in Police1’s State of the Industry survey highlights actionable steps supervisors can take to create a culture where officers feel valued and supported
Poll: Is your agency currently equipping its officers with department-issued smartphones for official duties?
Take the poll to share your department’s tech adoption to inform and inspire industry-wide progress
Leading the digital beat: LAPD’s deputy chief talks technology’s role in shaping the future of policing
Deputy Chief John McMahon discusses the LAPD’s adoption of advanced technologies, aiming to boost efficiency, improve community interaction and address the policing challenges of tomorrow
- Incident analysis: Indianapolis police neutralize semi-truck hostage taker
- The impact of large language models on police report writing and beyond
- Stop ‘othering’ to connect with your community
- Ticket for horn honking on Supreme Court docket reveals the far reach of police discretion
- Police1 asked: How can police supervisors better support officers’ mental wellbeing?