Case in Point: Baltimore Shoot

Case in Point: Baltimore Shoot

Contrary to what many in the general population believe, a police officer's decision of if and when to use force is not in any way clear-cut, easy or definitive, and it's nothing—nothing—like you see on television and in movies. And contrary to what many pundits will say, the ...
L8NT Device Recovery

L8NT Device Recovery

Ever taken a report for a stolen iPad/iPhone/any electronic device? (If the answer is no, what planet do you live on?!) We all have. And what’s the first thing we ask our victim? “Do you have a serial number for the device?” And what does the victim always say? “Well … ...
Essential Fitness: The Squat!

Essential Fitness: The Squat!

[Publisher's Note: Fitness is the cornerstone of police work! Whatever you status, you can improve and that's the intent of this Calibre Press video series with Greg Amundson. Remember: Before altering or beginning a new exercise routine, consult your physician. This video is for ...
The 4 a.m. Traffic Stop

The 4 a.m. Traffic Stop

It’s 3:40 a.m. and you’re driving in the right lane, southbound on Broadway. You’re on patrol alone, and that makes sense — you work at one of the more than 93% of police agencies in America that employ fewer than 100 officers. About half employ fewer than 10. So backup is at least a ...