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Sun’s out, Guns out – Preparing for Springtime Physical Training

Whether you’re a law enforcement officer, firefighter, soldier or just ready for a challenge – mud races and obstacles courses are an exciting way to stay physically fit during spring and summertime. Show off your toned spring body with these workout tips and gear to help you go the extra mile. 1. [...]

2015-03-30T11:54:55+00:00 Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Sun’s out, Guns out – Preparing for Springtime Physical Training

First Day On Duty? Equipment Check!

  Welcome to police work! You've made it through the rigorous physical training and stressful testing. Now it is time to prepare for your first day on duty, and to purchase the proper equipment for your duty belt. Each piece of your equipment will be a huge part of your entire [...]

2015-03-24T12:30:04+00:00 Law Enforcement|Comments Off on First Day On Duty? Equipment Check!

Women in Law Enforcement

According to Curtis Crooke, a special contributor at COPS, the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE) has been working hard since 1995 to mentor women in executive positions and help guide new female officers to grasp the opportunity to achieve leadership roles. Women bring a different, and highly effective, aspect [...]

2015-03-12T13:13:21+00:00 Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Women in Law Enforcement

Avoid Accidents! Invest in Proper Reflective Gear

Traffic-related incidents are one of the leading causes of Line-Of-Duty deaths. Between automobile/motorcycle/bicycle crashes, and the potential to be struck on the side of the road while on duty, the deaths are increasingly disturbing. The safety of these men and women who respond to emergencies on our nation’s streets, roads and highways [...]

2015-03-01T14:12:13+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Avoid Accidents! Invest in Proper Reflective Gear

Aim… Fire… But Don’t Miss! Pistol Target Accuracy Drills

  It's one thing to be able to shoot a pistol. It's another to shoot a pistol with accuracy and consistency. There's only one way to accomplish this: DRILLS. Attaining proficiency requires a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of marksmanship coupled with a strong desire to improve. Here are a few drills that we [...]

2015-02-25T12:11:30+00:00 Federal & Military, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Aim… Fire… But Don’t Miss! Pistol Target Accuracy Drills

K-9s, A Man’s Best Friend

  Dogs aren't just a man's best friend. They're a police officer's, fireman's, soldier's and civilian's best friend. Dog's play such a significant role in protecting our communities, from searching for lost people, to looking for crime scene evidence. The History Since the Ancient Roman times, people have used canines for security and [...]

2015-02-20T13:45:32+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on K-9s, A Man’s Best Friend

Chilling Photographs of the Brooklyn Warehouse Fire

Last Saturday,  giant clouds of smoke rose from a 7-alarm fire that destroyed a warehouse and floated across Brooklyn and into Manhattan. Over 50 units, almost 300 firefighters and help from the marine unit were called in to extinguish the flames in Williamsburg. The single-digit temperatures and strong winds made this fire particularly [...]

2015-02-04T14:06:14+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Chilling Photographs of the Brooklyn Warehouse Fire

Quick Workouts for the Busy Officer

  The most common excuse for missing a workout session, is because "you just don't have the time." As a police officer, fitting in the time to workout might be difficult, but it is absolutely necessary. Instead of just sitting around on the bench press doing rep after rep with a five-minute [...]

2015-02-04T14:05:40+00:00 Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Quick Workouts for the Busy Officer

Drone Technology Used By Firefighters

Drones armed with cameras and sensor payloads have been used by military and border control agencies for decades in order to improve situational awareness. They can be used across public-safety services, from transmitting birds-eye video of a forest fire to incident commanders, to mapping out hard-hit areas after a natural disaster. Here [...]

2015-01-28T15:38:20+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Drone Technology Used By Firefighters