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.
PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith talks with Jay Sandstrom, Wisconsin DOC/DHFS - Ret., about some unique strategies in dealing with Emotionally Disturbed Persons. He emphasizes the importance of taking proactive steps and establishing trust.
You never know when a medical emergency will take place while on duty. Dr. Sydney Vail meets with Sgt. Betsy Smith to discuss how carrying a simple medical pack consisting of Quick Clot, gauze, a tournaquette, saline, and band-aids can dramatically effect the outcome of your emergency.
We've recently seen a rise in officers killed during foot pursuits, so it is time to go back to the experts and ask: What can we do to train for foot pursuits, and what should we keep in mind the next time a foot pursuit comes up? Jim Smith from Milwaukee PD discusses how he developed a training philosophy for different chase situations and what you can do to increase your chances of winning.
Deputy Chief of the Ocean Springs PD Mark Dunston presents some important reminders regarding Use of Force scenarios. Among these helpful tips, he advises you to know your case laws, remember that you are not automatically a suspect of wrongdoing, and do not massage your report. Check out the video for more Use of Force truths.
One of the nation's top tactical associations is led by Chief Jeff Chudwin from Olympia Fields, IL. Chudwin is a former state attorney, champion shooter and highly regarded author and PoliceOneTV got a chance to chat with him recently in this exclusive interview.