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May 2015
The Police Chief: The Professional Voice of Law Enforcement
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Feature Articles

Mistakes, Reasonable Mistakes, and Unforgiveable Mistakes: The U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling in Heien v. North Carolina
Michael B. Shapiro, JD, Clinical Instructor of Criminal Justice, Georgia State University

Not Just for SWAT Teams: The Importance of Training Officers in Tactical Emergency Medicine
Jimmy D. Pearce, MPH, Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, EMT-T, Sergeant, Special Operations Bureau, Prince William County, Virginia, Police; and Scott Goldstein, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-T/HP, Einstein Medical Center, Director, Division of Tactical Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

BLUE: Starting the Conversation about Officer Stress and Depression
Steve McWilliams, PhD, Film Producer, Villanova University, Pennsylvania, and Ian Hamilton, Project Manager, Officer Safety and Wellness, IACP

Athletic Trainers: A Fresh Approach to Reducing Medical Costs and Enhancing Safety
Nancy C. Burke, ATC, MS, VATL, Athletic Trainer, Fairfax County, Virginia, Police Department

Breaking the Invincibility Code: How the Below 100 Initiative Is Improving the Law Enforcement Safety Culture
John Arrabit, Captain, California Highway Patrol, Office of Employee Safety and Assistance

Officer Safety Through Offender Management
Del Manak, Deputy Chief, Victoria Police Department, British Columbia, Canada

Product Feature: Investigation Tools That Improve Efficiency at the Station and in the Field
Scott Harris, Freelance Writer

The Evolution of Education and Training, and Where U.S. Policing Is Heading
Daniel Barry, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Captain (ret.), Campus College Chair, College of Security and Criminal Justice, University of Phoenix, Las Vegas Campus, Nevada

A Reflection on Policing Reforms
Sir Hugh Orde, Past President, Association of Chief Police Officers, London, England

Leading the Future of Law Enforcement: Understanding the Capacity of Employees to Think, Learn, and Achieve
Aimee Jackson-Obregon, Captain, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Police Department, Deputy Director, Milwaukee Police Academy

Officer Safety Corner: Body Armor Designed to Safeguard Officers’ Lives
Chris Tillery, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice

Research in Brief: Efficacy of Police Body Cameras for Evidentiary Purposes: Fact or Fallacy?
Craig E. Geis, MA, MBA, Lieutenant Colonel (ret.), U.S. Army, and David M. Blake, MSc, California Training Institute

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