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JAN 2019

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2 P O L I C E J A N UA R Y 2 019 JANUARY 2019 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. CONTENTS COLUMNS 4 EDITORIAL Force Multiplier DAVID GRIFFITH 6 GUEST EDITORIAL Teaching Policing and Constitutional Law DOUG WYLLIE 66 STRIPES AND BARS Great Leadership Requires Humility ANDREW MILLS 68 THE FEDERAL VOICE Trauma Care for the Soul JON ADLER 70 COMMAND PERSPECTIVE Looking Back to Look Forward JERI WILLIAMS 80 IN MY SIGHTS Things That Matter Most DAVE SMITH DEPARTMENTS 10 FIRST LOOK Propper: Tactical Value DAVID GRIFFITH 28 THE RISE OF HYBRID GANGS On the street and even in prisons, gang culture is changing and your investigative assumptions, methods, and practices must change as well. RYAN JONES 32 CALIBER OF CHOICE More officers and law enforcement agencies are adopting 9mm caliber weapons. MELANIE BASICH 36 TARGETS AND RANGE SYSTEMS 2019 Use these tools to enhance your firearms training. MELANIE BASICH 42 THEY'RE WATCHING YOUR AIRCRAFT The bad guys can track law enforcement aircraft in flight using a variety of readily available tools. MICHAEL HAMANN 44 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT POLYGRAPH EXAMS The polygraph can be an extremely valuable tool for investigators if it's used properly by a qualified examiner. MICHAEL B. LYNCH AND J.C. DE LADURANTEY 8 PRODUCTS 74 FEEDBACK 76 PRODUCT SHOWCASE GUIDE 79 CLASSIFIEDS EVERY MONTH ALSO IN THIS ISSUE ON POLICEMAG.COM JOIN THE CONVERSATION 12 HOW TO… How to Prepare for the Sergeant's Promotion ANDY BORRELLO 58 THE WINNING EDGE Officer Safety Considerations for Foot Pursuits DOUG WYLLIE 62 WHAT DOES MY TECH DO? My Technology Can…Help You Rapidly Identify Suspects MICHAEL SWARZ 72 LOOKING BACK January 1989, 1999, and 2009 MELANIE BASICH Socializing with fellow officers has never been easier. Connect with PoliceMag.com on our various social platforms: 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 Officer Perla Dominguez becoming the first female member of the San Antonio (TX) Police Department SWAT team. policemag.com/ sanantoniofirstfemaleswat Patrol: Officers share insights about life on the job. PHOTO GALLERIES NEWS BLOGS policemag.com/patrolblog Targets and Range Systems 2019 policemag.com/ targetsrange2019gallery Ohio Officers Free Deer from Soccer Net policemag.com/deerfreedfromnet VIDEO PHOTO: Getty Images COVER STORY 52 EXCLUSIVE POLICE SURVEY: BACKUP AND OFF-DUTY HANDGUNS An overwhelming number of POLICE readers are carrying backup guns on duty, and they carry firearms and other police gear off duty. DAVID GRIFFITH FEATURES 16 WHAT YOU'D CHANGE ABOUT BODY ARMOR In an informal and highly subjective poll, POLICE asked officers what's good and bad about ballistic vests and what needs improvement. DOUG WYLLIE 20 POLICE PROTECTIVE GEAR 2019 Manufacturers are making innovative armor products. DAVID GRIFFITH 24 TALKING TO THE COMMUNITY ABOUT ACTIVE SHOOTERS It may take some effort to convince people that attacks can happen in your town, but educating them in how to respond can be very beneficial to them and you. WILLIAM L. "BILL" HARVEY

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