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An officer found the man standing over the woman with a knife to her chest; the officer can be heard yelling, “Get off her!” and “Drop it!” before firing one round, killing the man
Force-on-force training is valuable when realistic but can be fraught with danger if not done with a laser focus on safety
The purpose of the challenge is to improve relationships between dive teams from law enforcement and fire/EMS agencies
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From waterproof boots to Cat Crap (yes, really), here’s some essential gear to add to your SWAT toolkit
From breaching tools to ballistic shields, the array of options is vast and varied; these tools not only enable officers to gain entry more effectively but also offer enhanced protection
In an era of constrained budgets, this guide illuminates the path for agencies to acquire armored vehicles, vital for officer protection and tactical advantage in high-risk situations
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Explore the evolving tactics, training and technology reshaping SWAT teams today with the National Tactical Officers Association’s Thor Eells
As technology continues to advance, the integration of systems like Robot as First Responder will cause a fundamental transformation in policing
Understanding and implementing the M.A.R.C.H. algorithm is essential for officers to effectively prioritize and manage life-threatening injuries in tactical emergency situations
Police said the suspect had been released on bail days earlier on a probation violation related to his conviction in 2011 of domestic violence and elevated aggravated assault
Preparation is key; your life and the lives of your colleagues depend on it
Wear your helmet. It could save your life.
Funaiock discusses her role as a police captain, how SWAT prepared her for leadership and her vision for women’s roles and promotion in law enforcement
Meet Alison Funaiock: Newport News Police Department’s trailblazing captain, former SWAT sniper and community advocate
The suspect was threatening two hostages with a knife when a Lee County Sheriff’s Office SWAT officer fired a single shot through a computer monitor, killing him
Austin SWAT officers surrounded the convenience store where the suspect was barricaded; an officer shot the man, fearing for the safety of a store manager trapped inside
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While I still feel being a little over-gunned is better, my personal active shooter response “kit” has shrunk dramatically
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How do law enforcement supervisors shape and refine these necessary mental attributes for responding officers?