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Q & A with Jeff Nichols: Former Navy SEAL

Jeffery G. Nichols CSCS*D, TSAF-F*D Exercise Physiologist Former Navy SEAL Jeff graduated from Wilton High School in 1996 and enrolled into Indian Hills Community College in Centerville Iowa. Jeff played baseball at Indian Hills and played in two junior college World Series’ before graduating in 1998. Jeff then attended Troy University [...]

Prepare for the National Crisis

A National Crisis Over the past 15 years, individuals, families, and communities across our Nation have been tragically affected by the opioid epidemic. The number of overdose deaths from prescription and illicit opioids doubled from 21,089 in 2010 to 42,249 in 2016. This steep increase is attributed to the rapid proliferation [...]

The Most Important Measurement You’ll Ever Make

Body armor is quite simply the most important piece of any law enforcement officer’s uniform. It saves lives. Unfortunately, when it doesn’t fit properly, your body armor can also be the most uncomfortable part of your uniform. However, with the correct fit, your body armor will not only be more comfortable [...]

Fabric Choices: Which One is Right For You?

Today’s vast selection of polo styles and fabrics mean that comfort without compromise of function or safety is more than possible — it’s a reality. But what’s the difference between all of these polos? With all of the choices out there, it’s more difficult to decide which polo is right for you. It all comes down [...]

How do you want your coffee? Written by Bob Weisskopf from Law Enforcement Today!

How do you want your coffee? Police officers are some very colorful characters. Look around at your fellow officers. You have some of the most colorful people standing at roll call with you that you will ever meet. Perhaps these colorful people are drawn to the job or perhaps the job [...]

In A Split Second Your Life Can Change Forever

WRITTEN BY: Sheena Carach   In a split second your life can change forever...for the good or the bad. In my case, my life as I knew it completely changed in August of 2016, after a chance encounter with four Sheriff’s deputies. My youngest child, who could easily be labeled as [...]

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

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 [...]

Officer Ashley Smith: You only have ONE Body!

  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 [...]