Why a lack of sidearm options at agencies is hurting female cops

As more and more civilian women join the world of competitive shooting and gun ownership, the industry has solved the most common gun issues that inhibit poor firearms performance for women: guns are being made smaller, trigger pulls are lighter, and aftermarket grips are available to suit smaller hands. Read more here.

Source: www.policeone.com

Ed: Not all size fits all, furthermore the agencies need to adapt to each individual’s needs.

Virginia Cops tell their side of the story

CNN’s Chris Moody tries out a police training simulator to better understand the split-second decisions cops face in potentially deadly situations.


“Too often people guess about what it is to be a police officer. There is another side. A human side on the cop side.” That’s precisely what the law enforcement community wants to highlight:

Indeed, after a few rounds down in the basement, the untrained participant becomes attuned to the possibility that at any time the actors can attack before you can ever hope to respond. And that’s one realization this group hopes to provide: In the heat of the moment, the decision to use force is hardly ever clear-cut. (Ed – emphasis mine)

Source: edition.cnn.com

Editor: We would like to see more stories like these; from the point of view of those brave men and women risking their lives daily to protect the citizens.

WA Police: Operation GOLD PLATE and DODO

Police officers across WA will be focusing their efforts on suburban shopping centres throughout April in an effort to reassure shoppers and business operators and deter offenders from committing high volume crimes.

Metro and Regional WA officers will be participating in two operations: Gold Plate and Dodo respectively, throughout April. The first publicly visible operations are occurring throughout today at major shopping centres across the metro region.

Read the full news release here.

Source: www.police.wa.gov.au

Keep up to date about these operations by following @WA_Police.

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