Dick Fairburn says it’s important for dispatchers to know what information officers need in order to get the job done on the street. Commanders need to set some parameters for the dispatchers. Fairburn goes on to explain how dispatchers can obtain essential information and then relay it to officers.
Doug Wyllie sits down with PoliceOne Firearms Columnist Dick Fairburn to talk about how to successfully prepare for an ambush. They discuss common trends and the proper steps to take in an ambush situation.
PoliceOne Editor, Doug Wyllie, sits down with Dick Fairburn to discuss one of the classes that he teaches called "Street Leadership." This course focuses on teaching the same fundamentals that are taught in military leadership courses. Often times police officers are taught how to manage but they also need to understand how to become leaders and make tactical decisions the way that a drill sergeant would.