Police are facing an ever increasing threat of violence against them The murder of police officers has always been an issue, however, the immediate and sophisticated ambushes of officers has increased dramatically. The training will cover ways of recognizing the ambush before it occurs and ways to overcome the ambush while it is in progress, with the goal being to have greater ability to defeat the cop killers and save officers’ lives.
James Burke of the Montgomery County, Ohio Sheriffs Department discusses both the Columbine and Virginia Tech school shootings and gives recommendations on how law enforcement can deal with these formidable foes.
Dave Smith discusses the dangers of domestic violence calls and the traits that are unique to these situations. He expresses the importance of getting as much information as possible from dispatch and to never get complacent when visiting a recidivist.
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman discusses the scary times that we live in where the amount of line of duty deaths continues to rise in what he refers to as the most violent times in peace-time recorded history.