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Friday, June 22, 2018

Several themes emerge as I look back on my own small piece of that history. They are things that I wish I understood better when I was younger on the job. They are also things that I hope those who come after me can find of some service as they continue the work that I am leaving behind.

Friday, June 22, 2018

We're doing a new kind of index in this Buyer's Guide issue in the form of a gallery of our 12 most popular articles based on website visits.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Last month we asked readers to send us their photos of National Police Week, and they sent us some great images that we want to share.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Armored vehicles used in law enforcement come in a wide variety of configurations, ranging from patrol vehicles with ballistic protection in the doors to large and heavily shielded rescue vehicles. The Armored Group (TAG) makes both. 

Friday, June 22, 2018

What agencies quickly discovered is that while the technology was ready for such widespread use by officers, policy was not in place to cover how body cameras would be used. 

Friday, June 22, 2018

Homeless individuals can be a useful source of information about life on the streets, but only if the patrol cops who come across them treat them like human beings. 

Friday, June 22, 2018
A group of Amazon employees have asked company executives to discontinue its sale of the company’s Rekognition facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Officer John Barnes — who along with Officer Gary Forward rushed to end the threat of an active shooter at Santa Fe High School in May — walked out of a Houston-area hospital on Wednesday.
Friday, June 22, 2018
An eight-month operation by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has resulted in the seizure of large quantities of methamphetamine and marijuana.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Police in Germany wanted to discover how many people would stop to help victims of a roadside crash, so they set up a fake accident scene complete with two victims made to appear to be badly injured.
Friday, June 22, 2018
The City of McKinney (TX) announced that it has settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of Dajerria Becton, the bikini-clad teenager who was seen on a viral video being taken to the ground by McKinney Police Officer Eric Casebolt.
Friday, June 22, 2018
In a 5-4 vote, the United States Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police must first obtain a search warrant before examining location data — cell tower records that can show a person’s movement for long periods of time — stored on a subject’s mobile phone.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Police in Miami Gardens (FL) say that DNA collected from a bicycle abandoned at a murder scene in March led to the arrest of 23-year-old David Jones.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Four people were taken to hospital and six more received minor injuries when a police car answering an emergency call collided with a bus.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Actor Dean Cain — whose acting roles include Superman — was recently sworn in as a reserve officer with the Saint Anthony Police Department in Idaho.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
GL Communications Inc., a global leader in telecom test and measurement solutions, has introduced its enhanced SIP Protocol Emulator referred to as MAPS SIP Protocol Emulator to help users generate and receive SIP. The MSRP Protocol Emulation for Session Based Instant Messaging implementation is available in MAPS SIP software version 8.4.20. Public safety communication service providers can deploy this test tool for testing NG9-1-1 emergency services and components within the ESInet.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Disruptive technologies present challenges for everyone — police administrators included. But such technologies also carry significant benefits not only for police, but for the citizens they are sworn to protect.