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Law and Order, Volume 59, Issue 3, March 2011

NCJ Number
Law and Order Volume: 59 Issue: 3 Dated: March 2011 Pages: 1-60
Yesenia Salcedo
Date Published
March 2011
60 pages
This issue of Law and Order contains seven primary articles that address developments in training and technology mechanisms for use by law enforcement personnel.
This March 2011 issue of Law and Order has seven primary articles the discuss developments in training and technology mechanisms for use by police departments. Modern Firearms Training discusses the importance of officers training under high levels of stress to insure that their ability to operate a firearm is not affected in real-life stressful situations. Shooting Range Development provides tips for planning and building a successful shooting range. Know Your Trainer provides guidance on how police officials can hire the best trainers for their departments. CompStat Hybrids details smaller law enforcement agencies that have developed their own hybrid version of CompStat using the software, programs, and strategies that best fit their needs. CompStat: Too Big for the Small Department? - examines how any police department, whether large or small can benefit from the use of CompStat. Pushing the Envelope discusses the use of PUSH (Positioning Units Strategically in Hotspots), a new improvement on the common patrol area concept that allows officers to be unassigned so that they can be deployed as needed where major incidents are occurring. Gangs: Slang, Words, Symbols provides specific details on how police departments can identify gangs in their area.