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.
As agencies increase their focus on training for active shooter incidents and the like, P1 Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie interviews Lt. Eric Dickinson about the importance of not losing sight of preparing for the more frequent occurrence of responding to victims of non-hostile incidents.
While a useful strategy to answer some specific law enforcement needs, community policing does not solve the barricaded suspect scenario, and doesn’t work when a peaceful gathering turns into a calamity causing millions of dollars of damage. - Full Story
The shooting of Albuquerque Officer Lou Golson during a traffic stop is a harrowing reminder of how quickly police can find themselves in a battle for survival. Dave Smith takes a look at the body camera footage and offers key tactics to help officers win the fight.