Dave Smith talks with Kyle Clark, DECP Coordinator at IPTM, about signs to look for when dealing with individuals who are impaired by drugs. Kyle specializes in drug recongnition and discusses which vital signs to look for in order to identify which type of drug they are dealing with.
Retired Special Agent Supervisor, Bob Pennal, sits down with Doug Wyllie at this year's CNOA Conference to discuss the Laboratory Safety Class that he teaches. When officers are dealing with drugs and unknowns it is very important that they understand certain signs and recognize hazards before making a potentially life-threatening mistake.
PoliceOne Senior Editor, Doug Wyllie, sits down with Tony Ybarra at the 2009 CNOA Conference. Tony is a facilitator for the Narcotic Unit Commander Workshop, which is for newly promoted or newly assigned Narcotic Unit Commanders. He trains officers to make sound decisions, while maintaining the integrity of their units.
PoliceOne Senior Editor, Doug Wyllie, sits down with Craig Hammer at the 2009 CNOA Conference in San Francisco. Craig is a Special Agent Supervisor for the California Department of Justice. He explains the newer trends that narcotics officers are noticing in the industry along with the dangers they are finding among drug labs and how to approach those situations.
Imagine being engaged in a violent physical confrontation and then all of a sudden, you find yourself looking down the barrel of your own firearm! And to make matters worse, an angry crowd is shouting for your assailant to shoot... On January 22nd, 2008, Corporal Lance Shipman attempted to stop a vehicle as it exited a neighborhood known for high crime and drug activity. In the first part of this three-part series, hear Corporal Shipman explain how he ended up in this perilous situation.