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OCT 2018

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2 POLICE OCTOBER 2018 Join the Conversation Socializing with fellow officers has never been easier. Connect with PoliceMag.com on our various social platforms: CONTENTS COVER STORY 32 BEYOND THE MOBILE FIELD FORCE Specially trained and equipped public order teams have proven to be effective in quelling rioters while ensuring the right of citizens to peacefully protest. GEOFF PERRIN 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 a Massachusetts officer who worked while his home burned in gas fires. policemag.com/msoffhomeburnedgasfires Beyond the Mobile Field Force policemag.com/beyondmobileffgallery Patrol: Officers share insights about life on the job. policemag.com/patrolblog Retired NFL Player Does Ridealong on Chicago's South Side policemag.com/nflridealong OCTOBER 2018 ALSO IN THIS ISSUE COLUMNS 4 EDITORIAL Nike's Blood Money DAVID GRIFFITH 50 THE FEDERAL VOICE Protection Against Airborne Toxins JON ADLER 56 IN MY SIGHTS When You Work for a Jerk DAVE SMITH DEPARTMENTS 8 FIRST LOOK General Tire: Getting a Grip MELANIE BASICH 10 HOW TO… How To Survive a Reprimand AMAURY MURGADO 38 THE WINNING EDGE Responding to Domestic Disturbances MICHAEL SCHLOSSER 42 POLICE TECH 10 Things to Know About FirstNet DAVID GRIFFITH REVIEW 48 POLICE PRODUCT TEST TRU-SPEC Women's Pants and TravTac Sling Bag A.J. GEORGE AND DAVID GRIFFITH EVERY MONTH 6 Products 51 Product Showcase Guide 53 Feedback 54 Classifieds Cover Photo: Geoff Perrin 32 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. FEATURES 18 LE SOFTWARE Make use of these computer programs to help you on the job. MELANIE BASICH 24 CANINES BRING COMFORT TO VICTIMS Adding a comfort dog program has given the Greenfield (MA) Police Department a new way to help people in crisis. RONNIE L. WENDT 30 LE HARDWARE Stay connected on duty with this technolog y built law enforcement tough. MELANIE BASICH 24 30 10 38 48

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