Proper use of weapon-mounted lights

In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Columnist and Street Survival Instructor Betsy Brantner Smith speaks with Adam Painchaud of the Sig Sauer Academy about the proper uses for both handheld and weapon-mounted lights.  Remember, as the old saying goes, “Two is one, and one is none.”  

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Sergeant Betsy Smith has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience, retiring as a patrol supervisor in a large Chicago suburb. A graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety's School of Staff and Command and a Street Survival seminar instructor for more than 9 years, Betsy is now a speaker, author and a primary PoliceOne Academy consultant. Visit Betsy's website at

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