PowerFlare Safety Beacon Review

Chemical-based road flares are going by the wayside, yielding to LED lighting technology and the many options available with the PowerFlare line of safety beacons. Emergency responders have good reason to move away from potassium perchlorate and other substances used in conventional pyrotechnic safety flares – not the least of …

Police Body Cameras – No Cure for Criticism

Body-worn police cameras are a hot topic lately. Several highly-publicized incidents recently have led to a wave of anti-police protests and rhetoric.  In turn, jurisdictions have scrambled to implement use of the technology or to expand their existing programs.  Manufacturer orders have soared, with large cities that had been slow …

DSM Safety Banner – Enhancing Officer Safety

I sometimes run into things that seem so simple that I wonder why they haven’t become universal.  That was precisely my thought when I came across a remarkably unsophisticated officer safety product.  If you wear a uniform, you take it off at some point.  Even when off duty, you are …

On backing up your fellow officer…

“Nothing will bleed to death on a desk at the station if you abandon it temporarily to pull an officer’s bacon out of the fire”

– Lt. Dan Marcou