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Time is On Our Side Not Necessarily

By Kevin Zelt

A common myth among SWAT is that more time may resolve a dangerous situation where negotiations have failed--this is not the case. When the suspect fails to be reasonable, waiting only allows him time to plan for your eventual action.

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

Police Armored Vehicles: Tactical Rescue Considerations

By Jim Weiss

Cleveland's SWAT's ARV Rescue Medevac tactics and techniques are smooth, simple, direct and most importantly, effective. Its guiding principle is to position the ARV as a shield between the victims and suspects whenever possible--and it works.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2012)
 

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)
 

Avon Protection’s Multi-Role Respirator Protection System

By Michele Tomlinson

Since 9/11, law enforcement professionals have become much more aware and sophisticated when it comes to making decisions about selecting personal protective equipment for CBRN threats.

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

Patrol Response to Hazardous Materials

By Darin Dowe

When we fail to recognize the presence of a HazMat during the performance of our duties, we put ourselves, fellow responders and the community at risk. We must increase our awareness and make HazMat part of our mindset.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order 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)
 

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)
 

Howe and Howe Badger

By Susan Geoghegan

Armored vehicles offer optimal protection for law enforcement and military personnel facing high-risk situations.

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

Who are the Leaders?

By Kyle Lamb

Read this issue's Rear Guard, a guest editorial by Kyle Lamb.

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