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  • 6 more great corrections officer gifts for 2014

    Here are six things every corrections officer would be thrilled to find under the tree this season

  • Criminals are packing more heat with high-caliber guns

    By Kevin JohnsonUSA TODAY WASHINGTON — Criminals increasingly are choosing high-powered firearms such as assault weapons, a new survey of 166 U.S. police agencies shows.Nearly 40% of the department...

  • Inside the riot at Chino: What really happened?

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    By Luke WhyteCHINO, Calif. — Even before the violent riot involving more than 1,000 inmates broke out on the night of August 8th, tensions were high at the California Institute for Men in Chino (CI...

  • Inmate who took hostage in Ill. prison is shot, killed

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    Associated Press PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. — Illinois prison officials say an inmate who took an employee hostage at the Pinckneyville Correctional Center in southern Illinois has been shot and killed. W...

  • Packing Heat: Why you should be able to carry off-duty

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    For many years, correctional officers with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) were able to carry firearms off duty. Then in the late 1970s, along came DOC director R...

  • Handgun safety rules and procedures

    Four Basic Handgun Safety Rules: 1. Treat ALL firearms as if they were loaded. 2. DO NOT point at or cover anything with the muzzle until ready to shoot. 3. Keep trigger finger off the trigger and ...

  • Tips for transporting combative/non-compliant suspects

     Q: What is the best way to extract an uncooperative/assaultive suspect from the backseat of a squad car?  A: There is no easy answer for how to get a non-compliant/resisting/assaultive prisoner ou...

  • Where to carry a backup gun

    If you wear a backup gun on duty, I know the question of what kind of gun and where to carry it has crossed your mind. Vest, pocket and ankle holsters are some of the most common areas to carry, bu...

  • Enhancing grip strength

    Video:  Broadband   Download Windows Media Player In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, provided by the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), Jeff Brooks, a police officer and martial arts exper...

  • If you find one weapon, keep looking

    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player This video clip serves as a reminder of how easy it can be for a suspect to conceal one—or many—weapons, including a full-length shotgun and ...

  • What would you do?

    Download the video Download Windows Media Player This week’s video training tip, provided by the Law Enforcement Training Network, explores three response options to a “man with a gun” call involvi...

  • N.Y. second grader brings handgun to school

    The Associated Press NEW YORK — A second grader brought an unloaded gun to his Queens elementary school, and his mother and 14-year-old brother were arrested, authorities said. The 7-year-old boy b...

  • Entry Weapon Choices

    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this tip from the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), Training Director Ralph Mroz explores the pros and cons of the traditional us...

  • The J-Frame Solution

    By Ralph Mroz A StoryI have a little story for you that illustrates the entire point of this article.  At the last SHOT show (the firearms industry trade show), I’m sitting in on a presentation by ...

  • Testimonial for Kimber Mfg., Inc.

    Steve Broom's Kimber .45 and some of his trophies. Several years ago I purchased one of your first 1911 Classic pistols. My Kimber has worked flawlessly for nearly 50,000 rounds to date. With it I ...

  • Training for safe, effective lateral movement skills

    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this week’s PoliceOne Video Tip, law enforcement fitness expert James Di Naso with Police Kinesiology Company demonstrates training exerci...

  • The Virtual Blade

    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this week's PoliceOne Video Tactical Tip, P1 Trainer Gary Klugiewicz explains the benefits of using a "Virtual Blade" during edged weapons...

  • Preventing gun rust

    No officer in his/her right mind would allow their duty weapon to collect rust, but that's precisely what many shotguns and rifles do when stored in a duty vehicle for any length of time. While the...

  • Emergency First Aid: Stopping extremity bleeding

    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, Emergency Physician Dr. Rick Tovar with the New Berlin (WI) Police Department shows you a simple yet pote...

  • Developing an Off-Duty Plan

    By Mike Boyle Most law enforcement officers go through their entire careers without firing a shot in anger. While we often use our firearms to manage threats, actually having to shoot an assailant ...

  • Gang gun-hiding tactic

    The trend in Miami, Florida for gangs are to hide their weapons in the front or rear bumpers of their vehicles. They also hind weapons under the hood in the engine area. They know that officers wil...

  • Simulated weapons safety

    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this sample out-take from the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA) video Force-on-Force Simulation Instructor for Law Enforcement, a ...

  • CELL PHONE CAPABLE OF FIRING 4 .22 ROUNDS

    Most see airport security as a pain. Some deal better than others. Some feel violated, when you watch this movie, you'll understand why they want your cell phone through the x-ray machine.Read this...

  • Fundamental extremely close quarter shooting technique

    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this sample out-take from the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA) video "Close Quarter Shooting for Law Enforcement," the fundamenta...

  • Problems with the "tactical reload"

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    Video:  Broadband  Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this week's video tip, Ralph Mroz, Training Director for the Police Officers Safety Association discusses the so-called tactical reload — ...

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