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.
SWAT has no mother and no born-on date, but Daryl Gates has rightly been given the sobriquet “The Father of SWAT” for his forward-thinking about problem solving and saving lives in high-risk incidents - Full Story
Cops face the threat of anti-cop factions who not only encourage hate and bias against police, but encourage violent attacks against officers — recognizing which is which is critical in today’s age - Full Story
With the recent uptick in ambushes against cops, maintaining situational awareness is a key element in officer survival. In this installment of Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews an incident out of Arizona in order to provide tips on avoiding an attack.
Cops are rightly filled with anger and sadness about yet another ambush attack on a LEO, but one element to this story can be held up and praised: the actions of ordinary citizens who rushed to his aid - Full Story