The January/February 2020 issue is our annual SWAT/Tactical Operations edition

Police and Security News January February 2020

Highlights from this issue include:

  • Flashbang Training Options: Getting the Most Bang for Your SWAT Training Buck
  • How to Build a Multijurisdictional Special Operations Team
  • Keeping Your AR Running: Magazine Problems and Maintenance
  • Do Cops Need a College Education?
  • Carry Enough Gun: Some Thoughts on Plainclothes and Off-duty Carry
  • Working in a Winter Wonderland
  • And Much More!

Read the January/February Issue Online

How to Build a Multijurisdictional Special Operations Team

Joshua Logan Many agencies have determined that building and maintaining a SWAT team is far beyond their means. However, a solution does exist. Most everyone knows that the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and other big agencies have a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team; in fact, they have several of them and whole support groups which go along with them. What many don’t realize is that most agencies don’t come anywhere close to…

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