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.
Doug Wyllie sits down with Captain Travis Yates to talk about the most important asset that officers have, their eyes. Officers should be getting their vision checked on a regular basis to ensure that their eyesight will not affect their driving, particularly at night.
Dave Smith talks with Dave Gledhill, the Law Enforcement Training Manager for the NRA, discusses what is required in order to become a trainer for the NRA. The NRA is constantly looking to add new firearms training programs to their curriculum. Currently they offer seven law enforcement instructor programs, which involve five days of training each.
Dave Smith sits down with Jeff Hall from the NRA to talk about the basic principles and techniques needed when it comes to handling firearms. Jeff explains that before anything else, officers need to be learning the fundamentals of having a balanced stance and understanding basic body positions.