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MAY 2019

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2 P O L I C E M AY 2 019 MAY 2019 COVER STORY 30 TACTICS AND TRAINING: HOW DO WE REACH THE NEXT LEVEL? The time has come to talk about not just where we've been and where we are, but where we're going and how to get there. GREG MEYER FEATURES 14 EXPLOSIVES DETECTION AND PROTECTION 2019 Identify potential threats and stay out of harm's way with these devices. MELANIE BASICH C O N T E N T S COLUMNS 4 EDITORIAL Great Cops are Both Helpers and Warriors DAVID GRIFFITH 6 GUEST EDITORIAL Arrive Alive DOUG WYLLIE 52 IN MY SIGHTS Leadership by Best Seller DAVE SMITH DEPARTMENTS 8 FIRST LOOK K2 Solutions: Bomb Dog Training in a Box DAVID GRIFFITH 10 HOW TO… How to Test for Drugs MELANIE BASICH 18 ARMORING YOUR ROLLING OFFICE Officers are getting shot and killed in their cars and SUVs. Vehicle armor manufacturers and their law enforcement agency customers are hoping to make that a thing of the past. DAVID GRIFFITH 22 WHAT OFFICERS WANT IN A DUTY KNIFE All LEOs need a convenient, useful tool they can carry and deploy easily, but some features are more popular than others. MELANIE BASICH 26 CROOKS AT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY Public libraries have become havens for a vast assortment of people, many of whom are actual or potential criminals. STEVE ALBRECHT 07 PRODUCT 46 PRODUCT SHOWCASE GUIDE 48 FEEDBACK 50 CLASSIFIEDS E V E R Y M O N T H A L S O I N T H I S I S S U E O N P O L I C E M A G . C O M J O I N T H E C O N V E R S AT I O N 34 THE WINNING EDGE Beware of Towing Hazards RANDALL C. RESCH 38 WHAT DOES MY TECH DO? My Technology Can… Help You Find Evidence, Bodies Under Water BRIAN SMITH FISHER 40 POINT OF LAW Just the Facts ERIC DAIGLE 44 LOOKING BACK Tragedy, Invisible Killers, and the Death Penalty 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 an Englishman who bit an officer's ear in 2018 being sentenced to 13 years. policemag.com/ englishmanbitofficerear Patrol: Officers share insights about life on the job. PHOTO GALLERIES NEWS BLOGS policemag.com/patrolblog Explosives Detection and Protection 2019 policemag.com/explosives2019gallery Winnipeg Police Helicopter Crew Help Nab Suspect policemag.com/winnipeghelocrew VIDEO PHOTO: Getty Images 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 22 38

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