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.
In this video, Betsy Brantner Smith discusses several tips for newly promoted supervisors. New supervisors deal with being in two camps, with one foot in management and the other on the line. Smith outlines the challenges that comes with this new phase in an officer’s career and gives advice on how to become the most successful supervisor for your squad or unit.
For the week of May 30, Dave Smith discusses how to deal with aggressive dogs. He reviews multiple cases of officer-involved shootings in which dogs have been shot and how to handle similar situations.
The Terry stop is a versatile law enforcement tool that can be used to great effect by officers, but we must be aware of the inherent hazards in these contacts and use tactics to mitigate them. - Full Story
The Terry stop is a versatile law enforcement tool that can be used to great effect by officers, but we must be aware of the inherent hazards in these contacts and use tactics to mitigate them - Full Story
In this video, Doug Wyllie chats with Susan Hamre of 'Giant Steps' about how officers can successfully navigate interactions with subjects who are on the Autism spectrum. She offers several points to remember that will help keep both the officer and subject safe and calm.