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May
25

Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)

….Agencies Shoot for National Recognition for your VIPS Program! The IACP in partnership with the BJA, Bureau of Justice Assistance, sets guidelines for the VIPS programs across the USA. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for citizens who want…

May
23

Fallen Officers Remembered during National Police Week

National Police Week (May 11-17)  in Washington D.C. and Around the U.S.A.   Police officers perform their duties under the most difficult conditions and often without any thanks. President Trump  (Address at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service 5/15/2017) But at this time…

May
22

Real or Fake Cops?:  Police Departments SHOULD Take the Initiative!

When motorists see flashing red and blue lights in the rearview mirror, they naturally assume that a real law enforcement officer is signalling them to pull over and to stop, but in more and more cases both in the United States and abroad,…

Apr
28

Extreme Tactical Dynamics Goes to Hollywood

Okay, not really. But, one of our favorite products; the Mirage light bar, made it into a Hollywood blockbuster! So, while we’re still in Jupiter FL, our light bars are being seen by moviegoers all over the planet when they watch The Fate…

Apr
8

The 10 Best Emergency Vehicle Parades in the United States

Does the wail from a firetruck get your attention anytime you hear one? Do your kids drop whatever they are doing and stare at a police vehicle with lights and sirens blazing? If so, you need to see an emergency vehicle parade. They…

Mar
21

Extreme Tactical Dynamics is now a Member of the NFPA

If you’ve visited the website lately, you may have noticed a new logo on our header. Extreme Tactical Dynamics is proud to announce we are now a member of the NFPA. What’s the NFPA? It’s the National Fire Protection Agency. You are probably…

Mar
10

Kangaroos and Other Exotic Animals Rescued During North Sacramento Evacuation

In early February, North Sacramento residents were put on high alert when the Oroville Dam began to show signs of failure. The Dam is the tallest in the United States. Had it failed, it would have sent 30,000 tons of water crashing down…

Feb
28

Police Departments Ease Rules on Tattoos, Turbans, and Beards

NYPD made the headlines around the nation at the end of December, 2016, when they announced that they were easing their Grooming and Appearance Standards. Many professionals and civilians believe that police departments should reflect the ethnicity, at least to some degree, of…

Feb
14

Police Drones/UAVs: A Diverse Tool for First Responders

Whether you consider drones as useful tools with numerous applications or just yet more chaotic clutter in the sky, no one can deny that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have become part of our daily lives.  The public was first introduced to their precision…

Feb
2

One Mind Campaign

“Improving Police Response to Persons Affected by Mental Illness” Join the IACP ONE MIND Pledge Today! Commit to implementing the 4 Strategies within the next 12-36 months. The One Mind Campaign was launched in October, 2016, at the IACP San Diego Conference. It…