For the week of February 14, Dave Smith discusses the police chief that wants his officers tweeting at crime scenes, a widow's fight for ballistic glass in squads, a reserve officer punished for carrying on school grounds, and this week’s Not Today moment.
For the week of January 24, Dave Smith reflects on the tragic accidental blue-on-blue shooting that left a BART officer dead, a new experiment involving LAPD and different body cameras, a court case that questions the validity of anonymous tips prompting traffic stops, and this week's Not Today moment.
Dave Smith, Law enforcement expert, discusses the concept of “The Balanced Warrior” which includes four areas of wellness: spiritual, mental, physical and emotional, with Dr. Olivia Johnson, President/Founder of Blue Wall of Silence.
Police Trainer and columnist Richard Fairburn discusses his concept of Be the One -- the mentality that you have the power and the control to end a deadly situation -- with Law Enforcement Expert Dave Smith.
We've asked PoliceOne members to tell us who inspired them to become the cop they are today. Hear Dave's story, and check out the finalists in our Police Hero competition.
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In many parts of the country, cold weather begins around Thanksgiving - well in advance of the official start of winter. In this video, PoliceOne's Law Enforcement Expert Dave Smith discusses the importance of training to use your firearm and other equipment when you're bundled up in a winter parka and gloves, and to be sure to regularly check that equipment for adverse effects that snow and ice can have on things like firearms.