The Patrol Issues topic page offers news, commentary, analysis, and tactical tips that will help prepare police officers for life on the thin blue line. Suspect contacts, witness interviews, foot pursuits, citizen complaints, angry sergeants, and endless report writing are day-to-day activities for a patrol officer who knows that the “routine” is anything but routine.
In this week’s P1 Video Tip, provided by the Law Enforcement Training Network (LETN), we illustrate the dangers of falling prey to the natural instinct to focus in on the most obvious threat when approached a wanted suspect, otherwise know as tunnel vision. Watch as an officer walks into a surprise attack…and learn how you can avoid it.
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