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.
Betsy Brantner Smith sits down to discuss firearms safety and children. There have been many instances when officers have left their guns at home and kids have gotten a hold of them, resulting in tragedy. Betsy explains the importance of securing your firearms and also touches on talking to your children about these weapons and what they are used for.
In the second part of this PoliceOneTV Original Video, Chris Carter sits down with Dave Smith to finish telling the story of the robbery he experienced in 1997, and to discuss the lessons he learned from that incident.
LT. Randy Sutton has been involved in four officer involved shootings during his career. He shares his story of the most recent shooting he witnessed which involved a murder-suicide situation. Sutton was very impressed with the way his team handled the situation, both professionally and tactically. He explains that as a leader, he wanted to be sure his team walked away from the situation feeling healthy and confident in their decisions.
In 1997, off-duty officer Chris Carter and his family went to have lunch at a local McDonalds when an armed robbery occurred. Carter sits down with Dave Smith to share the story of the day that changed his life forever.
Dave Smith sits down with detective Enrique Hernandez to talk about an experience that he encountered in December of 2002. Enrique shares his amazing story of survival, describes the moments leading up to the event and the training that kicked in which is part of the reason he survived.
In this PoliceOneTV Original, Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with officer Chad Shevlin about an experience that changed his life forever in April of 2003. Chad was a Sergeant in the Marines and was stationed in Iraq at the time. He shares the details of what he went through on that day in 2003 and how the methods of Street Survival and that winning mindset kept him going.
Retired Special Agent Supervisor, Bob Pennal, sits down with Doug Wyllie at this year's CNOA Conference to discuss the Laboratory Safety Class that he teaches. When officers are dealing with drugs and unknowns it is very important that they understand certain signs and recognize hazards before making a potentially life-threatening mistake.
PoliceOne Senior Editor, Doug Wyllie, sits down with retired LA police officer, Tony Alvarez, at the 2009 CNOA Conference. As an instructor with the CNOA, Tony says his main focus is to make sure officers return home safe to their families. He also focuses on helping officers realize that they have one of the best jobs in the world.