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OFF-DUTY SURVIVAL - Make your presence known(Secure - Login Required)


One of your first priorities in an off-duty engagement should be to alert responding personnel to the fact that you are an officer, particularly if you're armed. If backup will be responding in waves, be sure that the first officer you speak with gives all other responding officers your full description, too. If you're engaged in an off-duty confrontation and a civilian is calling the police, be sure the caller lets the dispatcher know that an off-duty police officer is at the scene and gives your description.

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