Today’s Tip from Lexipol: Distracted Driving

Gordon Graham shares his views and expertise on critical public safety issues. Every week you will learn a valuable tip that will save you grief down the road. You will hear the train coming and know how to respond quickly, appropriately and safely.



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Vehicle Rampages

March 19, 2015

Developing a plan to stop a motor vehicle attack

The Importance of Discipline

March 19, 2015

8 tips to help develop healthy habits

Campus Policing: Changing the Perception

March 13, 2015

The ups & downs of becoming a campus cop

Dealing With Trust Issues

March 8, 2015

In a tight-knit unit, you can't abuse trusting relationships

Safety Starts at the Top

March 8, 2015

Command staff should set the example by wearing body armor, following safety protocol

Less Lethal Lessons

March 8, 2015

Alternative ways to stop a suspect


March 8, 2015

SHOT Show 2015 delivers new & innovative products

Under The Microscope

March 8, 2015

Black box driver data technology that could save lives & careers

Using Video to Calm Tensions, Not Ignite Them

March 8, 2015

Proactive policing is the best solution when social media scandals arise in the community

The Importance of Service

March 8, 2015 Few words are more associated with the profession of policing than "service"  

Patrol Rifle Practicality, Part II

February 4, 2015 Know what's important after your patrol rifle program gets off the ground.

When Critics Attack

February 4, 2015 Members of law enforcement are accustomed to criticism and even full-on attacks in the ...

Make Sure You're Safe on the Job

February 4, 2015 We just ended a three-year period (2012–2014) which reflects the lowest line-of-duty loss in...

The View From Above

February 4, 2015

What's new in LE vehicles for 2015 from Ford, Chevrolet & Dodge?

A Thankless Job

February 4, 2015
Helping people understand the hardships of police work is a tough task

Self-Aid Can Save Your Life

February 4, 2015
Are you prepared to treat your own injuries?

Unarmed But Deadly

February 3, 2015
Hyper-violent suspects can present a threat to an officer's life, even without a weapon.

Murder Charge: Facts or Agenda?

January 15, 2015 Two Albuquerque police officers are facing murder charges for shooting an armed man. What's the r...

Beating the Wintertime Driving Blues

January 2, 2015 Winter. We can’t get around it, and we definitely need to drive in it. While there are some areas...

SIG Sauer P320 Pistol

January 2, 2015 The SIG Sauer pistol is one of the most popular sidearms carried by U.S. law enforcement. The SIG...

Gaining Entry Requires Thought, Planning

January 2, 2015 Doors are an everyday part of our world. We go in. We go out. And sometimes if we are not paying ...

Using Social Media to Inform

January 2, 2015 A major upcoming event is going to impact a large contingent of residents in your community. Is y...

Can You Weather a Major Incident?

January 2, 2015 It’s difficult to recall a time when public sentiment toward our profession has been more negativ...

Sideline Supporters

January 2, 2015 Star athletes are jumping on band wagons, but are they sending the right message?

The Magnitude of Loss

January 2, 2015 On May 14, 2014, I watched what seemed to be an endless line of police motorcycles as they slowly...

December End of Watch

January 2, 2015 Eleven officers died during the month of December, bringing the preliminary death toll for 2014 t...

Mr. Mayor: Where Were You Last Week?

December 22, 2014 “The vast majority of protesters are peaceful, it’s only a small minority—a fraction really—who a...

Charged Up

December 9, 2014 Reading the headline to this article might make the uninitiated shake their head in doubt, but in...

Under New Management

December 8, 2014 Dear Bullethead: I am a supervisor on a small police department (10 officers and three chai...

There is No Secret to Officer Safety

December 8, 2014 In today’s society, people spend countless hours and millions of dollars trying to find &ld...