Magazine Issue: August 2011 - Law Officer Magazine & LawOfficer.com - Tactics, Technology & Training for Law Enforcement
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August 2011 ISSUE - LAW OFFICER MAGAZINE

Officer Down: The Legacy of Lakewood

What happened in Lakewood still resounds through our profession.

Brian McKenna

Looking Back, Thinking Ahead

A collection of perspectives on 9/11.

Dale Stockton

Mission Critical

Q&A on the Automated Critical Asset Management System (ACAMS), a free tool from DHS that can help LEOs plan and respond to incidents at buildings and areas deemed critical.

When Less Is More

Chris Boyd discusses equipment and training tools related to less-lethal use-of-force options.

Chris Boyd

Editor’s Note

The Tip of the Spear

We owe it to those who gave their lives to continually train, safeguard our homeland and remain vigilant.

Dale Stockton


Staging Area

Tech Round-Up: Tucson, Ariz.

Mobile data deployment saves time, improves safety. Find out how.

Crawford Coates


Staging Area

Hog Wild: Honoring Team Romeo

Hit the Hogs & Heifers Saloon on Sept. 11 and have fun to honor the men of Team Romeo and to pay tribute to the 37 Port Authority officers who lost their lives.


Product Spotlights

K9 Accessories

Handlers and their partners deserve the best gear and accessories to keep them safe and ready for the job.


Cruiser Corner

Head of the Class

Tips for selecting a great EVOC instructor.

JP Molnar


Technology

Gimme Five

The top five considerations when buying an in-car video system.

Nick Selby and Dave Henderson


Legal Eagle

Consent through Deception

When do officers cross the line with concocting lies in order to obtain consent?

Laura L. Scarry


Firearms

Top Tips from Experts

Training and officer safety tips from the leading experts

Dave Spaulding


Train the Trainer

You OK?

Check status often—in training and on the street—to ensure you and your officers are really OK.

R.K. Miller


Tactical Ops

A Debt Owed

If we remember 9/11 and recognize that there’s true evil that seeks our destruction, then we may prevent our enemies from carrying out such attacks again.

Jeff Chudwin


Department Depot

The Third Degree: Bio-based Weapon Cleaner

FrogLube safely and effectively cleans, lubes and preserves your weapons.

Chris Boyd


Department Depot

August More Gear

Check out the products in August's More Gear.


Product Spotlights

Training Gear

Realistic training products increase officer safety and prepare them for the field.


Bullethead

In the Balance

We have a fine line to walk: Protecting the people of this nation while still following the rules set forth in the greatest document ever created.

Bullethead


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