Betsy Brantner Smith sits down to discuss firearms safety and children. There have been many instances when officers have left their guns at home and kids have gotten a hold of them, resulting in tragedy. Betsy explains the importance of securing your firearms and also touches on talking to your children about these weapons and what they are used for.
Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with retired FBI agent, Cathy Schroeder, at IALEFI 2009. Cathy is now a firearms instructor for the NRA and discusses what she is seeing out in the field while working with law enforcement
Manny Kapelsohn speaks with Betsy Brantner-Smith about the importance of IALEFI and explains why he encourages all firearms instructors to join. This week long training course provides firearms instructors with the skills and information they need in order to feel prepared for any situation they may encounter.
In this PoliceOneTV Original, Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with a group of firearms instructors from Trinidad at IALEFI 2009. The instructors discuss the issues that they commonly encounter while patrolling the streets in Trinidad and the types of training and rifles that they provide their patrol officers with.
In this PoliceOneTV Video, Betsy Brantner-Smith talks with Vicky Farren, whose husband is a law enforcement officer, about her opinions on off duty carry. Vicky feels comfortable with both her and her husband carrying a gun while they are off duty. She discusses her reasoning behind this and explains how she didn't always feel this way.
Bannock County Sheriff's Department was faced with a unique and dangerous situation: an armed subject who is not complying and is slowly walking back toward town after pointing a firearm at a deputy. What would you do? They sent in their K-9 and the tragic video of what happened has become a focus of much training and debate. PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith discusses this from both a tactical and emotional standpoint.