The +1 rule for weapons searches revisited

Submitted by:
Dave Smith


09/02/2010

The rule of "plus one" holds that if you find one weapon, you need to be looking for the second one. But from the very outset, you have to begin by expecting to even find that first weapon in the first place. As Street Survival Seminar Instructor Dave Smith explains below, this is the when-then thinking we know to be so important for an officer's mental preparation.

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Dave “Buck Savage” Smith is an internationally recognized law enforcement speaker, trainer, video personality, and author. He began his police career in the State of Arizona, holding positions in Patrol, SWAT, Narcotics, Supervision, Investigations, Training and Management. Dave holds numerous instructor certifications in firearms, defensive tactics, and human performance and is a proven expert witness and consultant.

In 1980 Dave developed the popular “JD Buck Savage” video training series and was a police instructor for the original “Street Survival” seminar by Calibre Press and was an intricate part of the company for nearly 30 years. He now writes for numerous publications, speaks internationally and is the author of the popular book In My Sights

Dave is currently the owner of "Winning Mind Seminars" and the Director of Video Training for the online PoliceOne Academy. Dave Smith is one of the most well known law enforcement trainers on the market today and is available for appearances through his website at www.jdbucksavage.com.

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