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Cop Stuff2022-01-26T10:35:01-08:00

You Are Standing Where?

Author's note: This is not specific to any one event. It does, however, address some concerns in the contemporary law enforcement environment.    Having come into police work in an era when assertive, proactive police work was the expectation, I watched how things changed over the years. And I got to experience it as well.        I saw that change start one morning after a graveyard shift at a local establishment we occasionally [...]

By |September 5th, 2023|

Developing Training Plans

If I were left on my own, own of two things would happen when I hit the gym. A) I would go in and do those exercises that I can do without a lot of [...]

OpEd – Wellness, Resilience, and PTS

Greetings! Thank you all for taking your time to visit AmericanCop, to read the work of our writers, and to support us. Time is the one thing you can’t get back. So, again, thank you [...]


August is Shooting Sports Month

Do you know what month it is? If you answered August, you are correct. However, you are not completely right. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), has designated August as National Shooting Sports Month.   [...]


Cops have them. Old time retired cops have more and better ones. Not guns, but something almost as good — stories. War stories to be exact. All cops have them some but some just need [...]

One-Shot Stopping

Boxcar Boosters During the summer of 1944, the Southern Pacific Railroad in the City of Richmond, Calif. were experiencing a rash of boxcar burglaries. After repeated incidents the Richmond Police Department assigned their veteran night [...]

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