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Rachel Zoch

Lexipol Brand Studio

Rachel Zoch is a branded content project lead for Lexipol, where she has written about public safety products and issues important to police, fire, EMS and corrections since 2015. A University of Texas journalism graduate, she previously worked the copy desk of a local daily newspaper and served as managing editor of a trade magazine for the multifamily housing industry.

Garden City PD in Georgia chose VirTra so officers could build decision-making skills and marksmanship without worrying about scheduling
Monitor job performance, identify training needs, highlight otherwise unsung good work done by officers and much more
Chemical identification devices from Smiths Detection come with access to ReachBackID, a hotline to scientists for help to analyze and interpret data collected in the field
A new cooling fabric developed by a cop for cops is designed to keep odor and overheating at bay
A new program from VirTra teaches officers how to recognize mental health challenges and how to respond appropriately
For starters, it’s not cannabis – learn what to look for on the street, how to protect yourself and how to gather evidence when dealing with these illicit chemicals
Learn how Tommy, the cop behind Free Field Training on YouTube, put the vests to the test and found them capable of stopping a variety of threats
As the number of people with autism grows, it’s important to recognize potential communication challenges so that police can interact more safely and effectively with these individuals
In this Q&A, Police1 asks an expert what police need to know about people with autism and why, as well as what they can expect to learn from the new VirTra training course
A longtime police officer and trainer picked up some critical cues and strategies when he previewed the new VirTra course