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.
We got a call of an alarm at a discount store in a small strip mall. During the 20 minutes or so that it took for the manager to show up, my partner and I swapped war stories while parked out in front of the building. - Full Story
McCormick threw his squad into reverse and ducked, flying backward through the narrow alleyway as the man fired. On the third or fourth round, McCormick felt a sting above his right eye. It didn’t feel the way he had expected a bullet to feel. - Full Story
For the week of September 20, Dave Smith analyzes the mass shooting that occurred this week at the Navy Yard in Washington and the ongoing investigation into the way it was handled, as well as an LODD update as we start the last quarter of the year, and a heartwarming story of a boy's small but truly meaningful effort to help his local department.