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20 10, 2017

Law Enforcement Today by Jim McNeff

By | 2017-10-24T08:18:41+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Law Enforcement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jim McNeff worked in military and civilian law enforcement for thirty-one years. He retired as a police lieutenant with the Fountain Valley Police Department in Orange County, California. He currently serves as the editor-in-chief with Law Enforcement Today. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Southwest University [...]

20 10, 2017

Fentanyl: Challenges as a First Responder & How to Protect Yourself

By | 2017-10-24T08:19:04+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, How To, Law Enforcement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

When you decide on a career as a first responder, be it police, fire, or medic, you understand the many dangers associated with this calling. Today there is a new danger to add to the list: Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic drug that is manufactured primarily in China and Mexico, and [...]

20 10, 2017

Officer Ashley Smith: You only have ONE Body!

By | 2017-10-24T08:19:20+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Law Enforcement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Hey y’all, Officer Ashley Smith here with Galls. I'd like to quickly introduce myself; I am a Police Officer in Onondaga County NY where I have over 9 years of Law Enforcement Experience as a Patrol Officer and over 8 Years experience as a Personal Trainer. Between spending my mornings [...]

2 01, 2017

Plate Carrier Kits: 7 Reasons to Train with One TODAY

By | 2017-02-23T13:23:33+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Federal & Military, Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|0 Comments

Designed to be donned quickly and protect the most vital organs against advanced threats, plate carriers have become a necessity to Law Enforcement. Although plate carriers seem pretty straightforward, they require some preparation and training. Here are 7 reasons why you can’t procrastinate on either: […]

26 12, 2016

Everybody Say Cheese: 10 Tips to a Successful Team Photo

By | 2016-12-26T10:58:46+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, How To, Law Enforcement|0 Comments

Your team has trained and worked hard together to the point you are each other’s second family. It’s only natural to want a group photo to save for posterity, but sometimes no one wants to pay for a professional photographer. That means the job goes to the most photographically inclined person [...]

19 12, 2016

Hint, Hint: 10 Gift Ideas for Public Safety Professionals

By | 2016-12-19T16:29:17+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Shop Galls|0 Comments

A common problem among Public Safety Professionals is that your loved ones don’t know enough about the Public Safety industry to choose a thoughtful gift. Here are 10 categories of gifts you can pass along to help your family and friends in their search: […]

9 12, 2016

9 Tips to Make the Best of Working the Holidays

By | 2016-12-09T10:35:23+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|0 Comments

Working during the holidays is a fact of life with your profession. Holidays can include any special day: the big game, the season finale, the family milestone, etc. Even if you get the time off, a big event can result in you being recalled. While others get to spend time with [...]

15 11, 2016

Wait for It… 6 Ways to Endure a Long Call

By | 2017-02-23T13:24:08+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Law Enforcement|0 Comments

You’ve mostly likely had a call to “hurry up and wait”. You respond to the scene quickly and find that you have two tasks: stay safe but stay put. Your vigil can be the result of any number of circumstances — from an active shooter or hostage situation to a stakeout [...]

3 10, 2016

Police Preppers: 10 Precautions You Should Take Today

By | 2017-02-23T13:24:42+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|How To, Law Enforcement|3 Comments

In Law Enforcement, you never know when a typical day will suddenly go south. A simple stop at a convenience store might turn into a full-on, hand-to-hand ambush. A call-out on a rural, icy back road might spin into hours stranded in the snowy night. In addition to the usual lists [...]

23 09, 2016

Traffic Safety: 5 Considerations to Stand Out and Stay Safe

By | 2017-02-23T13:25:12+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Traffic Safety: 5 Considerations to Stand Out and Stay Safe

Public safety professionals constantly work in close proximity to traffic. Each driver’s ability to see, recognize and maneuver around responders amongst split seconds of visual clutter is crucial in preventing tragedy. […]