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No Bacon On Your Birthday: The Struggles of Adversity

Dec 13, 2019
By Capt. Shane S. McSheehy

A few weeks ago, we celebrated my youngest son’s 16th birthday. He was a late riser that morning - not much of a surprise for a Sunday. My wife and I had just finished our breakfast of bac... Full Article »

Candid Post-Shooting Advice From a Cop Who’s “Been There”

Dec 11, 2019
By Calibre Press

The days, weeks and even years after a deadly force encounter can be extremely stressful for reasons we don’t need to explain. One deputy, who throughout his career had been involved in se... Full Article »

The Calibre Report: Court Reminder – When You Have Time, Use It Wisely Before Shooting

By Charles Remsberg

Often officers have only split seconds to make decisions in armed confrontations. But a federal appellate court has sent an important reminder: When you do have time, use it wisely. How a... Full Article »

They really said that? Laughs with lawyers.

Dec 06, 2019
By Calibre Press

Word has it these were actual questions from lawyers taken directly from court records. We can’t swear to that, but we can attest to the fact that they’re pretty funny. 1. Is that the... Full Article »

Are Today’s Officers Ready for a Fight?

Dec 04, 2019
By Calibre Press

Calibre readers weigh in. Last week, Calibre Press columnist Shane McSheehy’s article, Have You Ever Been Punched in the Face? questioned whether today’s younger officers are really pre... Full Article »

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