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AUG 2018

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2 POLICE AUGUST 2018 Join the Conversation Socializing with fellow officers has never been easier. Connect with PoliceMag.com on our various social platforms: CONTENTS COVER STORY 42 MATCHING NIGHT VISION GEAR TO YOUR MISSION e experience of law enforcement agencies proves the benefits of having different night vision tools in the field. PAUL PAWELA FEATURES 18 EYEWEAR 2018 Preserve your vision with duty-ready glasses. MELANIE BASICH 20 GLOVES 2018 Protect your hands on duty. MELANIE BASICH 22 HEADWEAR 2018 Wear these helmets and hats to protect your head from sun and more on duty. MELANIE BASICH 26 FOOTWEAR 2018 ese boots are made to be rugged while keeping your feet comfortable all through your shift. MELANIE BASICH On PoliceMag.com PHOTO GALLERIES VIDEO BLOGS NEWS Read our "OnTarget" e-newsletter published five times a week for breaking news about new gear, line-of-duty encounters, patrol tactics, legal news, and other updates from the field, including Arizona's governor, accompanied by Phoenix officials, signing a new first responder PTSD bill into law. policemag.com/azptsdbill Footwear 2018 policemag.com/footwear2018gallery Patrol: Officers share insights about life on the job. policemag.com/patrolblog Agencies Produce Dozens of Police Lip-Sync Challenge Videos policemag.com/lipsyncchallenge AUGUST 2018 ALSO IN THIS ISSUE COLUMNS 4 EDITORIAL The Deep Fakes are Coming DAVID GRIFFITH 6 GUEST EDITORIAL Preventing Struck-by-Vehicle Duty Deaths DOUG WYLLIE 56 THE FEDERAL VOICE Hypocrisy in Congress JON ADLER 64 IN MY SIGHTS Ornery Little Facts DAVE SMITH DEPARTMENTS 8 FIRST LOOK PursuitAlert: 21st Century Siren MELANIE BASICH 12 HOW TO… How To Survive the Academy RONNIE WENDT 46 THE WINNING EDGE Discreetly Carrying Long Guns in Public BRIAN MARSHALL 50 COP FINANCE The Growing Gap in Pension Funding ADAM DORAN REVIEW 54 POLICE PRODUCT TEST Propper Switch Vest and Optical Dynamics OD40 Long Distance Illuminator A.J. GEORGE EVERY MONTH 10 Products 57 Feedback 58 Product Showcase Guide 62 Classifieds Cover Photo: Abboud Bedro Police (ISSN 0893-8989)(USPS 683-250) is published monthly, by Bobit Business Media, 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, California 90503-1640. Periodicals postage paid at Torrance, California 90503-9998 and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Police, P.O. Box 3312, Northbrook, IL 60065-3312. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for address changes to take effect. Subscribers: If the Post Office alerts us that your magazine is undeliverable, we have no further obligation unless we receive a corrected address within 6 months.Yearly Subscription Prices: United States $25 per year; Canadian $40 per year; foreign $60 per year. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks to receive your first issue. Single copy price - $5; Fact Book - $10. Printed in U.S.A. 30 TACTICAL MEDICAL RESPONSE TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS Drones, cryptocurrency transactions, and Internet of ings devices are just some of the new technologies that criminals are using and investigators need to be able to analyze. DANIEL GREENE 34 IMPROVING SWAT OPERATIONS Experts say the chance for positive outcomes during tactical team callouts will increase with better selection of team members, organization of teams, training of operators and commanders, and with more effective use of equipment and technolog y. DAVID GRIFFITH 38 THE EVOLUTION OF SWAT OPERATOR SELECTION e SWAT candidate assessment process at a South Carolina agency shows how tactical teams are looking for more than just extreme athletes and great shots. W. THOMAS SMITH JR. 46

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