Dave Smith discusses some of the trends officers have recently seen in foot pursuits. He gives advice on how to mentally prepare yourself in order to conduct your pursuits in the safest, most effective way. A recent example of a San Diego foot pursuit, shows how the officers handled the chase in a safe and productive way.
We've recently seen a rise in officers killed during foot pursuits, so it is time to go back to the experts and ask: What can we do to train for foot pursuits, and what should we keep in mind the next time a foot pursuit comes up? Jim Smith from Milwaukee PD discusses how he developed a training philosophy for different chase situations and what you can do to increase your chances of winning.
When Beau Lamens got into this pursuit he had no idea it was with a fellow who intended to gun him down in front of City Hall. Fortunately, Deputy Lamens has a "when/then" mindset and the armed confrontation that unfold on his dash cam and in his own words is a spellbinding example of a true Winning Mindset.