Mesa Officers Allowed to March in Parade with Uniforms

April 28, 2012

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FOX 10 COVERAGE Mesa Police Allowed to March in Pride Parade Wearing Uniforms: MyFoxPHOENIX.com READ AZCENTRAL.COM’S COVERAGE HERE – APRIL 18, 2012 READ AZCENTRAL.COM’S COVEAGE HERE – APRIL 21, 2012 READ AZCENTRAL.COM’S COVERAGE HERE – APRIL 25, 2012

Force Science on Discovery Channel – Traffic Stop Study

April 27, 2012

Force Science (from your legal defense package) was featured on the Discovery Channel.  Watch their traffic stop study by clicking the link below. DISCOVERY CHANNEL – FORCE SCIENCE TRAFFIC STOP STUDY “As you watch this program, take note of the one officer in the film clip who asks that the driver put his right hand […]

Call to Action – Times are Changing

April 25, 2012

I want to discuss a topic that has not been on the fore front for some time. Currently, the MPA has a Political Action Campaign (PAC) fund. The current balance is quite low given the changing attitude towards police officers wages, benefits and working conditions. We use the PAC funds for several items such as: […]

Should civilian shooters get the same treatment as OIS survivors?

April 25, 2012

Should civilian shooters get the same treatment as OIS survivors? Ray Meyer, a retired sergeant of the California Highway Patrol, emailed this note to Force Science News: Don’t jump to conclusions on what I believe, but here’s a question. We always treat the officer involved in an OIS as if it’s a good shooting. Assume […]

%$!# the pain: Latest research on the benefit of foul language

April 25, 2012

%$!# the pain: Latest research on the benefit of foul language Swearing can help you better tolerate physical pain, provided you don’t do much of it in your ordinary daily life. That conclusion comes from a British research team reporting its latest findings on the analgesic benefit of cussing in The Journal of Pain, the […]

AELE: Beware the legal risks of spreading gory scene photos

April 25, 2012

AELE: Beware the legal risks of spreading gory scene photos You wouldn’t do it, but let’s say an officer of your acquaintance uses his personal cellphone camera to record the gore of a fatal traffic smashup and emails the bloody photos to some buddies and from there they eventually get posted forever on the internet. […]

New study confirms health/safety dangers of LEOs’ poor sleep

April 25, 2012

New study confirms health/safety dangers of LEOs’ poor sleep Union reps, trainers, and human behavior experts who have been campaigning to get police fatigue recognized and addressed as a critical professional and public safety problem have been given an armory of ammunition for their battle by a comprehensive and complex new study of cops and […]

Is prone positioning really riskier for suspects? No, says new study

April 25, 2012

Is prone positioning really riskier for suspects? No, says new study An exaggeration of the sudden in-custody death problem is generating “persecution and prosecution” of LEOs and their agencies and is resulting in “reactionary changes in policy and procedure that may well be based in conjecture rather than fact,” according to new findings by a […]

AELE analysis: When force against the mentally disturbed is justified

April 25, 2012

AELE analysis: When force against the mentally disturbed is justified The scenario is one that’s often in the headlines and ultimately in the courts: A distraught and frightened family calls for help in controlling a mentally disturbed or suicidal relative. When cops respond, the confrontation escalates and the subject ends up injured or dead from […]

Force Science: Study on Vascular Neck Restraint

April 25, 2012

Vascular neck restraint: Reprieve for a bum-rapped technique For the first time, a scientific research team has used modern technology to confirm just how a vascular neck restraint works to produce unconsciousness. The findings emphatically refute assertions that this valuable control technique is inherently dangerous and potentially lethal. “With the majority of subjects [in the […]

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