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August 28, 2015

Reality Training: How cops can avoid an ambush

With the recent uptick in ambushes against cops, maintaining situational awareness is a key element in officer survival. In this installment of Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews an incident out of Arizona in order to provide tips on avoiding an attack.
August 21, 2015

Developing your abilities to move offline Secure - Login Required

In this video tactical tip, Diana Rathborne of the Minnesota Kali Group — alongside Peter Hetrick, also of the Minnesota Kali Group — shares a number of drills you can teach your officer to help them get off the X. It takes many repetitions to create the physical skills (muscle memory) and neural pathways, but by using the drills in this video you can help your officers be safer in a confrontation with a subject.
Developing your abilities to move offline
August 14, 2015

Calif. deputy dies rescuing person from drowning in lake

Deputy ran into the water to save the person who appeared to be overwhelmed by the deep water.
August 14, 2015

Reality Training: How cops can stay safe during a domestic call

Dave Smith reviews a tragic incident involving an Arizona officer in order to provide safety tips for cops responding to a domestic disturbance.
August 12, 2015

Sea of Blue Memorial for slain Memphis cop

Officer Sean Bolton was honored with a sea of blue lights Aug. 5 before the day of his funeral.
August 11, 2015

Why street leadership training is vital to your department

Dick Fairburn explains the importance of the real-scenario, role-playing Street Leadership Course for officers that mimics military training by training them on the life or death situations they encounter every day.
August 10, 2015

Woman armed with knife in Capitol shot by officer

Officers told her to drop the weapon but she did not respond to their command and continued to advance.
August 06, 2015

A different look at weapon disarming Secure - Login Required

In this video tactical tip, Peter Hetrick — Operations Manager for MPI Protective Service and MPI Training Academy — discusses and demonstrates some different views on weapons disarming techniques. It is intentional that Sean — Peter’s partner in this drill — is considerably larger, because the defensive tactics shown here are well suited to encounters between adversaries of vastly different size.
A different look at weapon disarming
August 05, 2015

Two Mass. cops almost hit by texting driver

Two Rutland cops narrowly avoid being hit in the crosswalk by a distracted driver.



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