A True Police Athlete

A True Police Athlete

The World Police and Fire Games are held every two years, bringing thousands of public safety professionals from dozens of countries together to compete before crowds in the tens of thousands. This past June - July, the WPFG were held in Fairfax, Va., and one of the competitors ...
FTO as Mentor

FTO as Mentor

Year in and year out field training sergeants and coordinators conduct hundreds, if not thousands, of interviews with hopeful and eager officers testing to become their department’s next field training officer. This selection process is crucial for every agency as the appointment of ...
Final Tour: July 2015

Final Tour: July 2015

[Editor's Note: Just as this was being posted we received word that Deputy Del Daniels, 22, Marlboro County (S.C.) Sheriff’s Department, died as a result of injuries suffered in a crash that occurred July 20. He had been on the job only three weeks and was a passenger in a vehicle ...
DASHCAM: Lafayette Theatre Shooting

DASHCAM: Lafayette Theatre Shooting

Before John Houser shot 11 people at a Louisiana movie theater, he switched his car's license plate and kept wigs in his hotel room with which he apparently intended to disguise himself. Houser stood up in the Lafayette theater where the comedy "Trainwreck" was showing Thursday and ...
Do Ethics Matter Anymore?

Do Ethics Matter Anymore?

What cops hate more than anything else—at least when it comes to training—is being assigned to sit in a class knowing full-well that the only reason they are there is to check a box in order to prove they attended. Ethics training all too often finds itself in that ...