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.
Lt. Dan Marcou demontrates how to use the "front compliance" technique and how to make it more powerful. Understanding the mechanics of the technique can make for much more successful moves when trying to cuff a suspect.
Dave Smith sits down with Lt. Dan Marcou to discuss the martial arts philosophy that Dan invented called Kei Satsu Jitsu. Police Officers are modern day knights who must now how to communicate, use their weapons, punch, kick, etc. and they must understand how to master all of these tasks.
Dan Smith sits down with Lt. Dan Marcou to discuss instances of active shooters. Dan has had first hand experience with an active shooter and has realized that there is a way to stop an active shooter before bullets begin flying. He discusses the phases that an active shooter goes through and how to deal with each one of these in order to prevent an active shooter instance from occurring.
Betsy Brantner-Smith talks with Lt. Dan Marcou about some tactics for smaller statured officers. He demontrates some common techniques that smaller officers could use to take down a larger individual. The best way to learn these tactics is to practice again and again in order to effectively apply these techniques on the street.