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Field Test: Pistol Light Comparison

By Jennifer Gavigan

TR sought six of its readers to test pistol-mounted LEDs from BlackHawk, Insight Technology, Streamlight, Smith & Wesson and SureFire. The testers were tactical-minded officers from across the U.S. who used the lights on patrol and during training. Areas of evaluation included Ease of Installation, Brightness, Size/Weight, Tactical Features and more.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Training For Injury

By Tom Wetzel

If an officer is assaulted during a confrontation with a suspect, he may have to defend himself while impaired by injury. Training exercises which simulate possible injuries can help prepare officers for such situations.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

DVRs, iPhone/iPad app technology used to promote officer safety in the field

By Mike Scott

Law enforcement agencies can now use digital video recorders (DVRs) in local mass transit and rail vehicles thanks to a new technology offered by a domestic supplier.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

SWAT Blue Death

By Stuart Meyers

From 2004 to 2008, 71% of all SWAT deaths occurred in training or as a result of Blue Death. Read about some solutions to ensure officer safety and to prevent Blue Deaths and deaths during training.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Off-Duty Intervention

By Darin Dowe

When taking action in plainclothes, think from the perspective of the responding uniformed officer. Find out what questions to ask yourself before you act.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Defining Flame-Resistant Fabrics for Tactical Uniforms

By Derek Sang

When choosing flame-resistant clothing, it is critical that the fabric has a track record of proven performance in the conditions required to protect your officers. This should be the first and most important step in the process of defining your tactical uniform.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Training for Injury

By Tom Wetzel

Being prepared to protect yourself while injured should be part of every agency's training curriculum. This article discusses a series of exercises that can make a real difference for officers who must complete their mission while impaired by injury in some degree.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2010)
 

Ford Crown Victoria Rear End Crashes

By Ed Sanow

You can do four positive things, right now, to reduce the risks involved with a rear end collision for police officers driving the Ford CVPI.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2002)
 

Reactions to Emergency Light Colors

By Mark Karczewski

Different colored lights are perceived and recognized differently by drivers. Read through which colors helped to provide the safest traffic crash scenes for officers.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2002)
 

Acoustic Surveillance Systems

By James Beldock

Improving officer safety, augmenting and clarifying gunfire intelligence, and speeding investigation and prosecution are some of the results of gunfire location technology.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2009)
 
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