Cook County Jail is the first major correctional facility in the nation to use the RadPRO SecurPASS machines. With just a seven-second scan, officers are able to determine whether detainees are hiding drugs, weapons or other contraband in their clothing, hair or even in a body cavity. The machines do not show any anatomical outlines or facial features, ensuring detainee privacy.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart showed off new body scanners at the Cook County Jail Tuesday. The scanners will be used when authorities process prisoners and are expected to provide a new level of security.
Dave Smith sits down with Jeff Hall from the NRA to talk about the basic principles and techniques needed when it comes to handling firearms. Jeff explains that before anything else, officers need to be learning the fundamentals of having a balanced stance and understanding basic body positions.
Lt. Dan Marcou discusses the importance of understanding your body movements in order to get out of the line of attack. Without proper training, officers may have tendencies that could lead them to getting injured by the suspect. Officers should have a plan and physically practice it so they know how to react in dangerous circumstances.