Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 LEOs at Ill. business

Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 LEOs at Ill. business

By Carrie Antlfinger and Amanda Seitz Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said....
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Documents: Mo. cop charged with killing colleague says he was in love with her

Documents: Mo. cop charged with killing colleague says he was in love with her

By PoliceOne Staff ST. LOUIS — Documents state the St. Louis officer who allegedly shot and killed a fellow officer while playing Russian Roulette was in love with her and was planning to move in with her. According to court...
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Milwaukee baseball team honors fallen officer at training facility

Milwaukee baseball team honors fallen officer at training facility

By PoliceOne Staff MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee officer is being honored by the city’s baseball team through a jersey now hanging at the teams’ training facility, the Journal Sentinel reports. Fallen Officer Matthew Rittner, 35, was fatally shot o...
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How to get the most out of your LE career: Self-assessment

How to get the most out of your LE career: Self-assessment

Author: Jerrod Hardy As I prepare to step away from my career as a law enforcement officer after 21 years, I felt an overwhelming need to share my experience with as many others as possible. For me, there have been...
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Roundtable: How to land a job in academia

Roundtable: How to land a job in academia

Author: Ron LaPedis By PoliceOne Staff There are many job options available for police officers after retirement. Planning a successful transition from working in law enforcement to another profession should begin early in every officer’s career. In this...
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6 body armor trends on display at SHOT Show 2019

6 body armor trends on display at SHOT Show 2019

Author: Ron LaPedis Each year, body armor vendors kick things up a notch. PoliceOne visited Angel Armor and Armor Express at SHOT Show and, as you can see by the following six trends, armor manufacturers are doing everything they can...
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Public speaking: 3 things I learned from TEDx

Public speaking: 3 things I learned from TEDx

By Ben Thompson, P1 Contributor In October 2017, I walked out into an unusually warm winter morning. My hands were shaky and I could feel my heart beat pounding up into my throat. This was the moment I learned I...
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How to fund FirstNet implementation in your agency

How to fund FirstNet implementation in your agency

Author: Therese Matthews With all 50 states and U.S. territories opting-in to FirstNet access, first responders are looking at ways they can utilize this mission-critical communication network within their agencies. Police, fire, EMS, hospitals and other publi...
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Why I believe in simulation training: One officer’s story

Why I believe in simulation training: One officer’s story

Sponsored by Laser Shot By Rachel Zoch for PoliceOne BrandFocus Capt. Michael Curry discovered simulation training almost by accident. As a training officer with a suburban department in the Houston area, he found that the agency had purchased the Laser...
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