Archive for November, 2017

The 2 Main Elements of Police Safety

Police duty gear

There’s no question that police work is a dangerous job, as are many other types of emergency service jobs. In 2016, almost 70 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty by criminals, according to the FBI, 62 of whom by firearms. Other government data reports that in the last decade, there were almost 60,000 assaults a year on police officers in the line of duty. Police departments are always looking out for new measures to take when it comes to police safety and new regulations for making sure that police safety is taken seriously by their officers. It’s easy to feel invincible or want to be a hero, but police duty gear and body armor are issued for a reason. Of course, good traini Read the rest of this entry »