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Lessons from Royalty

By Ed Sanow

Medieval and Renaissance England has captured my imagination, and why not?

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

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)
 

Impact Munitions: Time to Go Big Bore?

 

Remember that with less-lethal munitions, the accuracy determines the usable range of the launcher. This will impact the type of launcher your department will purchase and how it will be used. We explain the advantages and disadvantages of going “Big Bore.” By Rob DeGroot

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

Automation solutions for law enforcement

By Stephenie Slahor

Planning, managing and implementing large-scale, high-cost law enforcement technology projects, such as automated fingerprint identification systems, computer-aided dispatch and records management systems, or radio system projects, require a working partnership between command staff and information technology staff, careful attention to detail, and approaching such projects with a business-like demeanor.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2011)
 

Limestone County, Ala. Sheriff and Rugged Notebooks collaborate to meet new NCIC requirements

 

Under the most recently published FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) security guidelines, all systems accessing National Crime Information Center (NCIC) data must comply with new advanced user authentication requirements.

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

SIG SAUER Tactical Rifles

By Mike Boyle

While SIG SAUER has been known as a prominent manufacturer of handguns, the company has added several rifles to its line of firearms. SIG rifles are manufactured to the same high quality standards as its pistols, and it offers rifles for both patrol and SWAT applications.

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

Field Test: Drop-Down Tactical Leg Holsters

By Kelly Spence

TR conducted a Field Test of drop-down tactical leg holsters from 5.11, Blackhawk, Blade-Tech, Safariland, Tactical Assault Gear and Uncle Mike’s. Tactical and police officers across the U.S. rated the holsters on criteria including positioning, security, draw, reholster, etc.

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

Policing with pinpoint accuracy by using GPS

By Bob Galvin

With the economy’s stranglehold on nearly every police department’s budget, officers are pressed to more selectively respond to incidents while maintaining their safety.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Missouri State Highway Patrol transforms citizen services statewide

By PSIT Staff

The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) is an internationally accredited law enforcement organization with 1,200 sworn officers, including officers from the Gaming and Drug and Crime Control divisions, and over 1,200 uniformed civilians and support staff.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2010)
 
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