Law Enforcement Technology

JAN 2016

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18 Law Enforcement Technology January 2016 COVER STORY and setbacks I went through made me a stronger teammate, officer and leader." The job of a SWAT team member is hard and very demanding. "Honestly, I didn't really know what it was going to be like," says Macias. "It's a lot of work to commit to be on the team. It's addi- tional training every month, above and beyond your regular assignments. It's a big sacrifice, but it's been worth it. I have so much more experience than the majority of my peers. I am more confi- dent in any type of critical situation." The future "I am sure there are still some agencies where tactical units don't want to accept females, but that mind-set is changing," Williams says. "If women just hang with it and keep a strong, solid mind-set and receive more training, they should have no problem getting on tactical units." Lieutenant Jennifer A. Louis and the Berkeley PD Special Response Team To learn more, visit your local Smith & Warren dealer or visit Badges Insignia Medals Awards Collar Insignia Nameplates Challenge Coins Pins Accessories Ph: 914.948.4619 Fax: 914.948.1627 Design your badge online /smithandwarren @SmithnWarren It's not JUST a BADGE Trust Smith & Warren for a badge that refects your department's identity S i t h & W T r u t Booth 20056 For optimum performance and safety, we recommend you read the Owner's Manual before operating your Honda Power Equipment Connection of generators to house power requires transfer device to avoid possible injury to power company personnel. Consult a qualifi ed electrician. 80 Lowell Street, Rochester, New York 14605-1831 • 800-538-0022 • NEW Product Spotlight • Available for EU1000 or EU 2000 Honda Generators • Less Power, More Light – Draws only 1 AMP • Robust 10,500 Lumens • Brighter, Crisper White Light Output • Designed for Dissipating Heat Efficiently • Corrosion Resistant Aluminum Housing Circle 66 on Reader Service Card Circle 67 on Reader Service Card

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