Full list of Officer Safety results
Tactical Tip: Deadly force hand techniques–
Duane Wolfe demonstrates hand techniques you can use in a situation where deadly force is authorized but you can't access your firearms.
Reality Training: Preparing for failure of less lethal options–
Dave Smith reviews a text book case of the use of force continuum and provides tips for what to do when less lethal options are ineffective.
A review of tactical tourniquets–
Dr. Richard Schwartz reviews the application of three different tourniquets on a simulated patient.
The hook sweep–
Fletch Fuller and Ray Price from ISR Matrix International demonstrate a defensive ground tactic that you can use when you find yourself flat on your back.
Reality Training: Distance and cover–
A harrowing gun battle provides key lessons for officers on proper use of cover, when to initiate first aid, and transitioning from less lethal to deadly force.
In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Contributor Duane Wolfe — alongside PoliceOne Editor at Large Doug Wyllie — discuss and demonstrate some thoughts about pistol recoil, and how to train to overcome the anticipation of recoil (and how that adversely affects your follow-up shots).
Suicide awareness in LE: Signs and observations–
John Avery details some of the warning signs of suicide and the support system cops in crisis need to stay safe.
Reality Training: Who is the threat?–
Things are not always what they seem. Criminals will do anything to escape the law, including camouflaging themselves as bystanders, security guards - you name it. In this episode of Reality Training, Dave Smith provides key tactics for determining friend from foe.
NY cops get new armor through 'Invest in a Vest' fundraiser–
The Lewiston Police Department announced Monday it is in receipt of 24 new tactical ballistic vests. Each vest contains a metal plate, weighs close to 30 pounds, and is rated level IV, which is the highest level of protective gear. Chief Frank Previte said the vests were financed through a community initiative called “Invest in a Vest.” The fundraiser was the brainchild of Village of Lewiston residents Claudia Marasco and Arlene Sliz. Find more at www.wnypapers.com.
Defense Against the Necktie–
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price — shares a technique you can use when a subject gets you into what is commonly called a necktie attack, where the opponent has both hands around the top of your head.
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.
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