Steve Tuttle, VP of Communications at TASER International, addresses concerns that LEOs may have for on-officer cameras. TASER aims to utilize their technology and partner with agencies to protect LEOs. The first-person perspective of officers is critical for the best recorded evidence.
Priority Dispatch discusses its yet-to-be-released active shooter protocol with Dave Smith. Call consistency with dispatchers is critical for officers responding to crises. Communications personnel need to be certified after training. The perpetual updates in protocols take officer input into consideration and change according to needs of agencies.
In this segment, Betsy Brantner-Smith explains how men and women have different communication styles. Understanding those differences and being self-aware can improve your working relationships and possibly your career.
Law enforcement expert, Jim Glennon, discusses the importance of communication skills for police officers. He gives examples of the types of questions to ask a subject and how to decipher their answers by determining whether they are hesitators, verifiers, or clarifiers. These clues can help you determine whether or not the subject is being truthful.