Reality Training: Safety tips for deploying spike strips

The use of spike strips can be an effective way to stop a subject, but there are key safety steps officers must follow


By PoliceOne Staff

The use of spike strips can be an effective way to stop a subject, but there are key safety steps officers must follow in order to avoid getting injured while deploying them. Dave Smith reviews a bizarre incident out of Oklahoma that underscores the importance of expecting the unexpected when stopping a fleeing subject.

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