Dave Smith breaks down a violent encounter with a panhandler in order to highlight the importance of coordinating with your partner when entering a dangerous situation and using different tools at your disposal when one tool fails.
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.
In this week's segment of Roll Call: Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews a surveillance video out of Oregon that stresses the importance of expecting the unexpected, when a suspect returns to the scene of the crime.
For the week of September 12, we're reviewing the Roll Call Reality Training segment in which Dave Smith shows clips from the fatal felony traffic stop involving two Truman, Ark. officers that illustrates why traffic stops should never be treated as 'routine.'
For the week of July 25, Dave Smith shows us a video that serves as a stark reminder of how important frisks and searches are, why you should have an established search method in place, and to always remember the rule of 'plus one.'