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SEP 2018

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2 POLICE SEPTEMBER 2018 Join the Conversation Socializing with fellow officers has never been easier. Connect with PoliceMag.com on our various social platforms: CONTENTS COVER STORY 72 EXCLUSIVE POLICE SURVEY: BODY CAMERAS We asked law enforcement officers who wear body cameras on the job to give us insight into what it's like, and they told us the good, the bad, and the ugly. DAVID GRIFFITH FEATURES 20 DRUG DETECTION AND OFFICER PROTECTION Police need tools to identif y unknown substances and to keep those materials from harming them. MELANIE BASICH 26 MOBILE TECHNOLOGY 2018 Use these high-tech tools to enhance your capabilities on duty when rolling in your mobile office. MELANIE BASICH 30 VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT: 2018 DODGE DURANGO PURSUIT Dodge's new entry into the patrol SU V market offers a wide variety of standard features and the performance of a V-8 HEMI or the fuel efficiency of a V-6 Pentastar. DAVID GRIFFITH 34 TECH ON THE GO Rugged mobile technolog y is transforming how officers protect and serve. ALEX NOLLMANN 40 VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT: 2020 FORD POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILITY WITH HYBRID POWERTRAIN Ford's next generation pursuit SU V offers more performance and greater fuel economy with a standard hybrid powertrain. DAVID GRIFFITH On PoliceMag.com PHOTO GALLERIES VIDEO BLOGS NEWS Read our "OnTar - get" 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 Kansas police being called to capture a massive snake discovered by a postal worker. policemag.com/ksmailsnake Surviving as a Hostage policemag.com/survivingasahostagegallery Patrol: Officers share insights about life on the job. policemag.com/patrolblog Texas Officer Who Worked 32 Years Without a Sick Day Retires policemag.com/txoffwosickdayretires SEPTEMBER 2018 ALSO IN THIS ISSUE COLUMNS 6 EDITORIAL Officers Talk Freely About Body Cameras DAVID GRIFFITH 8 GUEST EDITORIAL Off-Duty Safety Tips DOUG WYLLIE 106 THE FEDERAL VOICE Eyes in the Sky JON ADLER 112 IN MY SIGHTS Lessons Learned DAVE SMITH DEPARTMENTS 12 FIRST LOOK 5.11 Tactical: The New Classic MELANIE BASICH 14 HOW TO… How To Protect Against Fentanyl Exposure MELANIE BASICH 90 THE WINNING EDGE Surviving as a Hostage DAVE YOUNG 96 OFFICER FITNESS Floating for Recovery GEORGE RYAN 100 POLICE TECH The Challenge of Cryptocurrencies MICHAEL COLEMAN REVIEW 104 POLICE PRODUCT TEST Tru-Spec T.R.U. 1/4 Zip Combat Shirt and OD:30 Sage A-3 Composite Toe Combat Boot A.J. GEORGE EVERY MONTH 10 Products 107 Product Showcase Guide 109 Feedback 110 Classifieds 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. 46 MAKING SUPERHEROES A Phoenix detective's charity helps abused and neglected kids see themselves as something more than victims. DAVID GRIFFITH 50 HOW POLICE LEADERS CAN GET THE BEST WORK FROM THEIR OFFICERS Academic research says if you really want your cops to do a great job, give them the discretion to make decisions about how to do it. RUSSELL HASSAN, JONGSOO PARK, JOS C.N. RAADSCHELDERS 60 THE PATROL ATHLETE If you work patrol, you'll benefit from an exercise regimen focused on functional strength training specific to your daily duties. P. WHITNEY RICHTMYER AND WILL BRINK 66 HANDLING SUSPECTS' CLAIMS OF INSANITY DURING INTERROGATION If you know the right questions to ask and how to ask them, you'll help evaluators determine if an offender's endorsement of mental illness is genuine. STEVEN E. PITT, ERIN M. NELSON, BRYAN CHAPMAN, AND IAN LAMOUREUX 80 THE FUTURE OF POLICE RADIO First responder cellular communications are expected to present a challenge to mission critical radio systems in the future, but it's not time to switch over yet. ADAM STONE COVER PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

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