The Police Trainers topic helps trainers keep up with the latest training methods and ideas being tried across the country, and is an invaluable resource for any officer who wants to add the word “trainer” to the resume. For the police trainer, passing along the knowledge gained over a long and successful career is often the only thing “better” than being a cop on the street.
For the week of October 11, Dave Smith analyzes the scuffle that occurred between bikers and an SUV driver that has resulted in the arrest of an NYPD detective suspected of being involved, as well as a new motion that bans off-duty police from attending NFL events armed, an announcement by the NTOA for more medical training, and a shocking 'Not Today' moment from Oregon.
this guy is unlikely to win any awards for his intellect (only award this guy is likely to be nominated for is a Darwin) and criminals can sometimes be about as dumb as a box of rocks, but the minute you underestimate the capabilities of a violator, they can potentially get the drop on you.
Trooper Matt Zistel of the Oregon State Police was fired on by an ex-U.S. Army Reservist named John Van Allen — Allen was killed by a single gunshot wound, but Zistel is preparing to return to patrol. Let's take 10 minutes to review the incident. - Full Story
Trooper Matt Zistel of the Oregon State Police was fired on by an ex-U.S. Army Reservist named John Van Allen — Allen was killed by a single gunshot wound, but Zistel is preparing to return to patrol - Full Story
For the week of October 4, Dave Smith addresses the controversy that arose over a SWAT officer being told not to wear his gear on his daughter's school campus, the return of the California officer who was wounded by then-fugitive Chris Dorner, a cop's selfless good deed for a neighborhood kid, and this week's Not Today!