Laser-Focused Cops Stop Speeders

Laser-Focused Cops Stop Speeders

By Stephen Owsinski It is an everyday occurrence that some motorists are seemingly oblivious to Speed Limit signs. Whether it be due to distracted driving, tardiness, or whatever other unjustified reason…speed kills! That is why law enforcement officers train in using speed detection devices (“radar guns”) that have a pinpoint laser-focused dot in the reticle, Read more »

Birds-Eye View of Bad Actors on the Run from Cops

By Stephen Owsinski There are several ways for law enforcement officers to catch bad actors. But when they are on the run, in motor vehicles, recklessly coursing through streets and parking lots, it is optimal for the police agency’s Aviation Unit cops to hover overhead and maintain a birds-eye view, calling out plays like a Read more »

Cold Weather Cops

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D One of the great things about being a police officer is the opportunity to be outside in the air and elements. One of the bad things about being a police officer is being outside in the air and the elements. Officers who work in areas that experience all four Read more »

Tis the Season for Postal Policing

By Stephen Owsinski Although porch pirates scan doorsteps and steal parcel deliveries throughout the year, the upcoming holiday gift-giving magnetizes even bigger losses due to thieves putting their grubby mitts where Hallmarks stuffed with cash and gift cards are delivered: Your mailbox. Tis the season for the U.S. Postal Police, whose jurisdiction is vast and Read more »

The Manifesto: Evidence and Educational Opportunity

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D The mysteries of homicidal attackers in public and sacred spaces have garnered attention and study. From the local school’s threat assessment team to the FBI and Secret Service, researchers and psychologists have attempted to draft a profile of those who threaten our safety and sense of peace and predictability. Read more »

Watch: Police Mitigate ‘Sovereign Citizens’ Exempting Themselves from U.S. Laws

By Stephen Owsinski Deputies with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office in Florida encountered a few “sovereign citizens” stemming from a traffic stop for displaying a license plate that was self-manufactured and self-proclaiming non-participation in the laws, rules, and regulations we acknowledge in American society. So, what is a sovereign citizen, and what is their premise? Read more »

What’s All That Stuff?

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D One of the things I did, to most kids’ delight, when I was “Officer Friendly” visiting schools, was to give them a tour of my “batbelt”. Even today, as a School Safety Officer, the question “What is all that stuff” is common. As a walking piece of history, I Read more »