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, 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.
In this video tactical tip, Diana Rathborne of the Minnesota Kali Group — alongside demonstration partner Peter Hedrick of MPI Protective Services — go over some defensive techniques based on the inside arm drag, as well as drills to practice it that you may consider adding to your training toolbox.