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Surplus Extravaganza?

Surplus Extravaganza?

The wars are deescalating and one of the byproducts is a flood of military...

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Hitting The Reset Button

Hitting The Reset Button

We’ve talked before about retiring and being prepared for what’s next, but...

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Lights Fantastic?

Lights Fantastic?

One of the big problems with the LE industry — and it is an industry, with...

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Help Us Help You

Help Us Help You

Let Us Know What You Did, How You Did It, What Worked — And what didn’t....

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Are You An Idiot?

Are You An Idiot?

Well… Are You? I’ll give you a pass if you make mistakes now and...

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Staying The Course

Since our first issue in Sept/Oct 2005, American COP has never feared to tread...

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Rough Men

Rough Men

Iwas taken by the visual power of this ad in American COP Magazine, produced...

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Success

Success

During my police career, I was sometimes accused of being a suck-up or told,...

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How Much Is Just Some?

How Much Is Just Some?

I used to work a speed enforcement team when I was in Traffic Division. We...

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Spending Too Little, Too Late

Spending Too Little, Too Late

In the early 1980s, the department I worked for had financial woes. A hiring...

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Basics Are Best

Basics Are Best

We’ve talked about the loss of what we call institutional knowledge — that...

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Orange Umbrellas & Grease Penci...

Orange Umbrellas & Grease Pencils

We’ve covered it plenty of times in our pages, and we’ll cover it again,...

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Strength In Friends

Strength In Friends

In my experience, many police agencies slowly accumulate, and then adopt at...

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You’re A Business

You’re A Business

I don’t want to talk about your agency, but about the way you run your...