Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Guidebook in Development

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are continuing their climb in popularity and becoming a 'game changer' for domestic policing in the United States. Given their accessibility, cost, size, weight, portability, and payload possibilities, UAS could become universal across police agencies.
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Reflections on the NIOT National Gathering

On June 20–22, 2014, the national Not in Our Town (NIOT) community gathered in Billings, Montana, to combat hate and intolerance in all of its forms. Read More

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Nez Perce Tribal Police Hosts First Multi-Jurisdictional Conference

The purpose of the conference was to bring together the numerous jurisdictional entities that are on or near the Nez Perce Indian Reservation to identify problems and seek possible solutions to complex jurisdictional issues that challenge the region. Read More

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Law Enforcement Instructors Trained on De-Escalation Tactics

>On June 10–11, 2014, the Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute (UMCPI) conducted a free COPS Office-funded two-day pilot “Public Safety De-escalation Tactics for Military Veterans in Crisis, Train-the-Trainer” course in Arden Hills, Minnesota. Read More

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The Military and Law Enforcement: A Thank You

Military and law enforcement personnel have had a long standing relationship with overlaps in training exercises, equipment, and, most important, personnel. Read More

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Hitting the Road with the COPS Office: The 2014 National Sheriffs' Association Conference

The COPS Office was full of activity at the 2014 National Sheriffs' Association Annual Conference on June 20–25. COPS Office staff led three panels, had space in the exhibit hall, made social media posts, and attended meetings with stakeholders. Read More

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