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Point Blank Solutions' ThorShield

By Darin Dowe

TASER protection for officers.

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

IBM predictive analytics help slash crime rates in Memphis

By Candy Phelps

It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie: software that predicts where and when crimes are going to happen. But for the Memphis, Tenn. Police Department (MPD), the results of using IBM’s SPSS predictive analytics software couldn’t be more real.

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

Ram That Door!

By Darin Dowe

The success of a tactical operation is based on many elements, one of which is timely entry into the target structure. We must have formalized training, including tactics/tools used to affect the breach and the breacher's position in the stack.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Training, Tactics, Procedures & Equipment

By Scott Oldham

As supervisors, the TTPE (Training, Tactics, Procedures & Equipment) acronym will help evaluate exactly how prepared you and your officers are to do the job. when lives are on the line.

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

Surefire's Total Signature Reduction

By Scott Oldham

SureFire and International Tactical Training Seminars (ITTS) invited a select group from around the country to take part in the initial Total Signature Reduction (TSR) course in Los Angeles. Scott Reitz, former LAPD SWAT member and trainer, and Mark Sebos, former Naval Special Warfare Sniper, led the course, which taught each rifleman how to take a crisis shot and how to conceal or obscure his location after the shot.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2011)
 

Applying the Right Tactic

By Cameron, Stuart

While most Active Shooter courses differ slightly in the specific tactics taught, all of them train patrol officers to recognize an Active Shooter situation and to rapidly take action to stop it without waiting for the arrival of SWAT teams. However, the use of rapid deployment tactics on a barricaded subject not actively harming people increases the risk of harm to all involved.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2014)
 
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