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Don’t Have EMS Training? Good News, There’s Now TCCC-Level Care Guidelines for First Responders Too

On ITS, we’ve always followed both the CoTCCC (Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care) Guidelines and the C-TECC (Committee for Tactical Emergency… View Article

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Man’s Best Friend: The Importance and Impact of Truth in K9 Handling

Growing up, I’ve always been a dog guy. Though I didn’t have many dogs growing up, I always felt drawn… View Article

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In Memory of Our Fallen: New Thin Blue Line ITS Memorial Bracelets

Today, we’re excited to introduce a new edition of our ITS Memorial Bracelet to support the Thin Blue Line and… View Article

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Old West Life Lessons from the Original Tough and Rugged Texas Rangers

Excluding the baseball team, Chuck Norris and the masked vigilante who rode a horse named Silver, the Texas Rangers certainly… View Article

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5 Phone Numbers You Need on Speed Dial

Not every situation is one that requires dialing 9-1-1; that line should be kept clear for true emergencies only. 911.gov… View Article

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Lessons Learned from the Los Angeles International Airport Shooting

There are several lessons learned from the LAX shooting on November 1, 2013 in California, but first, I want to… View Article

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Slick to Full Loadout: Building a Scalable and Modular Armor System

When I attended SOFIC in 2011, I was impressed with the ECLiPSE line of armor carriers by BAE Systems. Going to… View Article

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Lockdown: What to Do After Locking the Doors

“Get inside and lock your doors!” There is a new word creeping into our vernacular: LOCKDOWN. Some call it “shelter… View Article

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BlueLine: A “Social” Network for Cops?

I’ve been following news about the new “social network for cops” called BlueLine (by Bratton Technologies) which is due to… View Article

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Guardian Centers: An Unparalleled Training Facility for First Responders

Guardian Centers of Georgia looks to be the most impressive first responder training facility in the country if not the… View Article

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