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.
Law enforcement expert, Jim Glennon, discusses the importance of communication skills for police officers. He gives examples of the types of questions to ask a subject and how to decipher their answers by determining whether they are hesitators, verifiers, or clarifiers. These clues can help you determine whether or not the subject is being truthful.
Dan Smith sits down with Lt. Dan Marcou to discuss instances of active shooters. Dan has had first hand experience with an active shooter and has realized that there is a way to stop an active shooter before bullets begin flying. He discusses the phases that an active shooter goes through and how to deal with each one of these in order to prevent an active shooter instance from occurring.
When looking at incidents where officers found themselves in terrible situations and came out of them on top, often a common factor is that the officers had prepared themselves in advance for that terrible day. Regularly repeating these three questions AFTER an incident can help you to stay prepared for the next one. - Full Story
Jim Glennon discusses signs of deceit and a theory that he uses to determine whether or not someone is being deceitful. He believes that different indicators could be either psychological or physiological and explains how to differentiate those signs.