For the week of June 6, Dave Smith discusses the use of ECDs and the constant question by communities and media in deadly force situations, "Why couldn't you have just used a TASER on him?" Dave addresses how to handle such questions after a shooting.
For the week of May 16, Dave Smith reviews a confrontation between Daytona Beach police and a suspect that draws a crowd, forcing the officers to divide their attention between the offender and bystanders.
For this week's Roll Call: Reality Training, Dave Smith shows us dash cam footage of a spontaneous assault at a traffic stop and the remarkable ability an officer had to tell a responding officer crucial information about his attacker after being shot in the head.
This week, we recap the fatal shooting of a suspect in Nevada, ask departments to come together to send love and support to an ill boy, discuss a dangerous gang war that erupted in Chicago, and more. (PoliceOne Image) Watch
For the week of February 14, Dave Smith discusses the police chief that wants his officers tweeting at crime scenes, a widow's fight for ballistic glass in squads, a reserve officer punished for carrying on school grounds, and this week’s Not Today moment.
For the week of February 7, Dave Smith discusses the difficult decision Oregon City police made to take cover instead of aiding a down office, the arrest of a firefighter responding to a highway crash, an incredible deadly shootout from the perspective of a body cam, and this week's heroic Not Today moment.
For the week of January 24, Dave Smith reflects on the tragic accidental blue-on-blue shooting that left a BART officer dead, a new experiment involving LAPD and different body cameras, a court case that questions the validity of anonymous tips prompting traffic stops, and this week's Not Today moment.
For the week of January 10, Dave Smith discusses the Detroit police chief's announcement that he believes responsible citizens should be legally armed, the release of a video depicting a fatal officer-involved shooting, cold weather safety tips, and this week's Not Today.