The Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Academy held two controlled car accidents for the purpose of accident reconstruction training. Four retired police cruisers, creating one high-speed and one low-speed crash, were used.
For the week of October 4, Dave Smith addresses the controversy that arose over a SWAT officer being told not to wear his gear on his daughter's school campus, the return of the California officer who was wounded by then-fugitive Chris Dorner, a cop's selfless good deed for a neighborhood kid, and this week's Not Today!
For the week of September 27, Dave Smith shines a light on the plainclothes, lightly armed officers who saved hostages from the mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya, a remarkable call a wounded officer made to dispatch after he was shot, and a 'Not Today' story that makes an argument for carrying while off-duty.
Law enforcement trainer and expert witness Roy Bedard talks with Betsy Brantner Smith about the effect media has on law enforcement, and how the rise of citizen journalism has police constantly in the spotlight.