This week's incidents serve as powerful but painful safety, vigilance reminders
PoliceOne.com Report Alert
by columnist Scott Buhrmaster
Two serious incidents, one ending tragically, serve as painful but powerful reminders of the truth that regardless of how calm a subject may appear and how harmless a situation may seem, ANYTHING can happen. Reviewing and following sound tactical procedures, regardless of how mundane and seemingly unnecessary, is crucial to your safety -- and maintaining a constant and clear awareness that any situation on the job can quickly and unexpectedly turn critical may save your life.