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.
Acie Mitchell, founder of T.N.T. Defense Systems, discusses how to respond to a spontaneous attack called the sucker punch. He demonstrates the proper way to react to this violent and agressive method of attack and stresses the importance of being ready.
Dave Smith talks with Ron Council, Firearms Instructor at Palm Beach Gardens P.D. Ron believe officers and patrol deputies should have rifles in order to equalize forces and improve their abilities when meeting a threat. Dave and Ron discuss the benefits of patrol rifles which include scopes that enable consistent, long distance, precision shots.
Betsy Brantner-Smith sits down with Don Alwes to talk about purchasing patrol rifles for women. Some women can be intimidated by purchasing rifles. Don discusses the benefits of using a patrol rifle and what factors to look for when making that purchasing decision.
Many officers are reluctant to search females due to fear of complaints or lawsuits. In this video, Corporal Ryan Spurling of the Washington State Patrol Academy demonstrates techniques for searching women that help officers differentiate between legal searches and sexual contact.
After a suspect tried to wrest one cop’s duty weapon from its holster, his backup shot the suspect, ending the confrontation — but the fight was still on, in the courts, in the legislature, on the Internet - Full Story