Full list of Officer Safety results
Reality Training: The importance of cover–
Dave Smith reviews footage of an attempted suicide by cop that highlights the importance of cover in allowing you more time to decide how to handle a critical incident.
Ground Tactics: The Hook Sweep–
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price — shares a technique you can use when to take a subject to the ground you are flat on your back in full guard.
Wis. Attorney General Schimel: The state is committed to officer wellness–
The deadly truth is: a police officer is far more likely to die of suicide, than homicide. The Wis. DOJ realizes this troubling reality, and we support Wisconsin’s law enforcement through a strong commitment to officer wellness – both in body and mind.
Steve Lettic details how cops can be more effective communicators on the job.
Reality Training: Having a plan–
You've all heard the saying "No plan survives first contact with the enemy." But there's a reason thinking ahead is vital to success. Dave Smith uses footage of a suspect pursuit to unpack the importance of having a plan.
Defensive Ground Tactics: Open Guard with Hip Index–
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price — shares a technique to keep the bad guy away from your head (the command center, as Fletch puts it) utilizing your hips and feet.
Reality Training: Never underestimate a suspect–
Have you ever let your guard down during contact with a subject? It's easy to let stereotypes cloud your judgement when determining whether someone is dangerous. This video serves as a great example of why you should never underestimate a person's capacity for violence.
Driver strikes 2 cops, cruiser while attempting to flee–
Police attempted to pull over Susan Boshart for a minor traffic violation when she fled.
The Wrist Weave to a Takedown–
Tactical Tips-Fletch Fuller
Reality Training: A motorist assist gone bad–
A bad guy's car can break down too. Footage of a motorist assist stop that erupted in gunfire underscores why you must remain vigilant at all times on the job. Dave Smith analyzes the footage and highlights the great tactics on display by the officer, including his use of the passenger side approach.
Kolton Hessman organ donation PSA–
Kolton Hessman, 3, died before he could get a new heart. His love for law enforcement had police from around the world praying for him. #KoltonStrong became a symbol of love and light and his memory lives on in this PSA. His parents want to help save another child by raising awareness about the need for pediatric and all organ donation.
Could 'smart guns' be the answer for improved policing?–
"Smart guns" are back in focus with recent stories of LEOs being shot by their own guns. But questions remain on reliability.
3 principles for developing FirstNet applications–
The FirstNet network will provide for an innovative device and application ecosystem to put lifesaving technology in the hands of all first responders. To meet the growing and changing technology needs of public safety, FirstNet has identified three key strategies to advance the application ecosystem.
Trump awards 1st responders of congressional baseball attack with Medal of Valor–
Trump called the officers "real heroes whose courageous action under fire saved so many lives."
The Wrist Weave to Cuffing Position–
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price — shows us how to transition from the wrist weave on a resistive subject, and into a position to apply the handcuffs.
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