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Too Much Stuff?

Too Much Stuff?

Aprevious column (“Can Something Be Too Good?”, December 2013) prompted a...

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Sellling The Advantages

Sellling The Advantages

As a former SWAT member and team commander I’ve watched with great interest...

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Is “Tactical” Overworked?

Is “Tactical” Overworked?

Is there anyone besides me who thinks we may have reached the point where...

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Are We Misusing SWAT?

Are We Misusing SWAT?

In his article “Rise of the Warrior Cop” (Wall Street Journal, July 22,...

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Setting Realistic Expectations

Setting Realistic Expectations

The supervisor of a vice/narcotics unit from a medium-size municipal law...

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A Profession? Or Entitlement Job? Pa...

A Profession? Or Entitlement Job? Part 2

Last month, we discussed the entitlement mentality within our profession. Now...

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A Profession? Or Entitlement Job?

A Profession? Or Entitlement Job?

Part 1. I’ve received several requests to address the seeming growth of an...

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Can Something Be Too Good?

Can Something Be Too Good?

Igenerally leave matters of weapons craft to the experts — folks like Clint...

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IT MAY BE LEGAL, BUT …

IT MAY BE LEGAL, BUT …

I’m not an attorney nor am I a legal scholar. I’m also not one who opposes...

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Make It Realistic

Make It Realistic

The state in which I live establishes standards for both regular and reserve...