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NCJ Number: NCJ 242767     Find in a Library
Title: Police Chief, Volume 80, Issue 5, May 2013
  Editor(s): Erin Vermilye
  Journal: Police Chief  Volume:80  Issue:5  Dated:May 2013  Pages:1 to 63
Date Published: 05/2013
Page Count: 63
  Annotation: This edition of the Police Chief magazine contains seven articles and eight columns on subjects dealing with officer safety and wellness.
Abstract: This May 2013 edition contains seven articles and eight columns covering subjects dealing with officer safety and wellness. The first article presents information on National Peace Officers Memorial Day, scheduled for May 15, 2013. The second article discusses the death of a State trooper in Washington State, while the third article presents information on the Center for Officer Safety and Wellness. The fourth article examines how risk mitigation can lead to fewer officer fatalities, while the fifth article discusses ways to respond to calls with suicidal suspects. The sixth article discusses ways to prepare the emergency community to respond to hybrid targeted violence, while the seventh and final article discusses equipment enhancing officer protection. The eight columns in this edition includes a message from the president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a legislative alert on firearms legislation, a discussion on the need for police departments to have a social network investigations policy; and a brief discussion on research in California focusing on safe driving.
Main Term(s): Police safety
Index Term(s): Suicide ; Protective shields ; Protective equipment ; Protective masks ; Firearms ; Occupational safety and health ; Legislative impact ; Police firearm training ; Police safety techniques ; Suicide prevention ; Legislative issues ; Police suicide
Publisher URL: http://theiacp.org 
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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