Sheriff Craig Webre announced the loss of K-9 Possum over the weekend during the search for a suspect in the southern part of the parish.
I pray you never meet him. Chances are, however, that suicide/homicide attacks will be taking place in the United States in the near future. This column is too short for me to dwell into the history of suicide/homicide bombers, and to reference the many documented suicide bomber incidents that took place worldwide. The reality is that the United States [...]
The first case I believe to have had a major impact on the way policing is done today was in Weeks v. United States, 1914. Due to this case, the exclusionary rule had come into effect, and all evidence that was illegally obtained by police without a search warrant would be inadmissible in court.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Law enforcement officers around Alabama are still uncertain what will be required of them if a federal judge allows a tough new immigration law to take effect next week. The president of the Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police, Boaz Police Chief Terry Davis, said he’s trying to understand what the law requires, but [...]
This column will be a tad different than previous ones. I will get back to introducing skills and tactics next time. I do feel that this is an important topic to discuss, especially from a DT Instructor’s standpoint. I work with various LE agencies and officers in many different assignments, from patrol, to investigations, to [...]
NOGALES, Ariz. – An active drug smuggling tunnel was shut down in Nogales, Ariz., Tuesday following an investigation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Agents identified the tunnel after seizing more than 2,600 pounds of marijuana from three suspected drug smugglers.
I’ll just say it up front…I am not an expert on this topic. The following thoughts are just those of a person who has encountered officers dealing with PTS (Post Traumatic Stress) and how it affects every facet of their life. My intentions are to offer some type of hope - a Christian perspective - to someone out there [...]
How many times a week do you train with your K9? I try to do at least some training every tour I work. It gets a little tough when you have to do most of the training on your own. I keep looking for new ways to shake things up a little. I ask you, [...]
I was reading an article written by a Christian truck driver. He is a cross country driver and a devout Christian. The dilemma is when the sun goes down and he is faced with the “other world” of the truck stop at night. There are prowlers, violence, and prostitution.
Beginning from almost the start of any police academy, you are taught how to defend yourself physically and how to survive as a police officer. You spend several weeks learning defensive tactics such as arm-bars, wrist locks and leg sweeps.