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In Praise of Pepper Spray
In Praise of Pepper Spray

Other force options have become much more popular over the years, but OC still has a place in police operations. Today, many officers have become more comfortable using TASERs than they are using pepper spray, but OC spray remains a viable use-of-force option. While a TASER may be a better option at times, pepper spray can be a practical choice.…

Coolest Police Vehicles
Coolest Police Vehicles

For decades, the humble sedan dominated the world of law enforcement. When someone said, “police car,” odds are you pictured a full-size black-and-white sedan. Turns out that law-enforcement fleet buyers are a conservative bunch, and as a group were in no hurry to turn their collective back on a tried-and-true performer like the trusty large, body-on-frame sedan. Times do change,…

First Movie Camera in Police Car, 1939
First Movie Camera in Police Car, 1939

Movie Camera in Police Car Puts Evidence on Film (Sep, 1939) Mounted on the dashboard of his patrol car, with its lens pointing forward through the windshield, a motion-picture camera belonging to Officer R. H. Galbraith of the California Highway Patrol takes photographs of the automobiles he trails along the highways, making a permanent film record of any traffic violations…

Wiretapping Takes Center Stage in White Collar Crime
Wiretapping Takes Center Stage in White Collar Crime

“Today, tomorrow, next week, the week after, privileged Wall Street insiders who are considering breaking the law will have to ask themselves one important question: Is law enforcement listening?” – Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New York When the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act (the “Act”) was passed in 1968, proponents lauded the Act as a new…

May 1st 2018 is the 24th Annual Blue Mass
May 1st 2018 is the 24th Annual Blue Mass

The Blue Mass began in 1934, when L.E. officers gathered to pray for their fallen comrades and seek God’s blessing for their own safety. The tradition — borrowing its name from the color of many officers’ uniforms — stopped in the mid-1970’s but has since resumed and the popularity has grown. Before Mass, hundreds of law enforcement officers and public…

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