The March/April 2024 issue is our annual Buyer’s Information Guide edition, which celebrates P&SN’s 40th anniversary.

March April Issue

Highlights from this issue include:

  • New Firearms and Gear for 2024
  • Cutting-edge Flashlight Tech
  • Concealed Carry for Retired Officers
  • Computer Hardware and Software Solutions
  • And Much More!

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Considerations for Specialized Units: A Guide for State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies to Ensure Appropriateness, Effectiveness, and Accountability

Throughout 2023, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the National Policing Institute (NPI) convened a series of meetings to discuss specialized units in state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies and create guidance for those agencies’ leadership to consider when forming, managing and disbanding such units. This report includes sections on identifying the need for a specialized unit; selecting the unit’s membership and leadership; managing the unit; establishing its policies, procedures, and end date; holding the unit…

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