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The Logistics of a Tactical WMD Response

By Darin Dowe

Agencies need to be better prepared for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) threats. CBRN / HazMat are used offensively as terrorist weapons so first responders now have Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Threats come in many forms, so proper training, funding and equipment is necessary for these kinds of attacks.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2011)
 

Police Fleet Expo - St. Louis

By PFM Staff

This year is poised to be a great year for police cars! Each vehicle manufacturer will discuss and display at least one all new police vehicle for you to evaluate. Apart from the exhibit hall there’s non-stop action from topnotch speakers bringing topical information from the 15.5 hours of sessions.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

Women-Specific Police Gear, Part 2

By Michelle Ray

Making up 12% to 20% of patrol officers, women need female-specific gear. Not just sized smaller, but contoured differently. After a slow start, a lot of police gear manufacturers and senior police executives are responding to this growing need.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

Point Blank Solutions' ThorShield

By Darin Dowe

TASER protection for officers.

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

K-9 and Swat Training Together

By Jim Weiss

Looking for a way to increase safety during tracking searches, the Clearwater Police Department decided to implement training between its SWAT team and K-9 unit. Using the classroom as well as field scenarios, the teams learned to work together better than before.

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

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)
 

CQB in Auditoriums

By Ron Yanor

Hostage rescue scenarios in auditoriums present different challenges from those in smaller venues. Teams should practice and plan for this type of situation while trying not to stray too far from their regular dynamic CQB methodology. Consider entry points, front versus rear assault, possibility of crossfire, etc.

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

Dynamic Systems’ law enforcement barcode equipment & inventory manager software

 

Dynamic Systems, Inc. (DSI), a Redmond, Wash., software developer specializing in data collection applications, announced a low-cost equipment and inventory manager for law enforcement agencies based on barcode technology.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Multiple Breach Point Strategies

By TR Staff

The 7th Annual ISOA Conference included training on multiple breach point strategies. The course emphasized that a multiple entry point breach can often be safer than a single entry point breach.

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

Remington 700 LTR Practical Police Sniper System

By Ron Yanor

The Remington 700 LTR is reasonably priced and fits a multitude of practical applications.

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