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Suspect subdued by Calif. police later dies–
Officers feared the woman who had called police was in immediate danger, and the suspect refused to cooperate.
P1 Weekly Update for 03/29/13–
Dave Smith talks about the Supreme Court's ruling on drug-sniffing K-9s, the kidnapped NJ teen who saved herself by crashing into a cruiser and the Fla. cop who wrestled a 7-foot alligator away from school property.
Cisco at IACP 2012–
Dave Smith talks with Bob Stanberry about interpretation services provided by Cisco, which gives real time, high-definition video interpretation.
P1 Weekly Update for 03/01/13–
Dave Smith recaps this week's news, which includes the deaths of 2 Santa Cruz police who were ambushed, an open carry argument between police and a law student, and another 'not today' moment.
Cop protects First Amendment–
A video on a police officer defending the First Amendment.
Report Writing: Spell Check–
Report Writing consists of many areas that are important and combine to ensure a successful prosecution. This includes writing a factually accurate report to ensure there are no legal issues.
Report Writing from a Lawyer's Perspective–
Attorney Laura Scarry talks about the importance of officers writing to the facts of the case, and not necessarily using legally-conclusive terminology which may not apply directly, in order to build a foundation for a solid case.
Dealing with Armed Citizens–
Laws about concealed carry vary across states and municipalities. Here's what to keep in mind when dealing with armed citizens.
Liability of Not Training–
Use-of-force expert Rocky Warren talks to Dave Smith about how slashing training can be harmful for an agency.
Prevailing in the Courtroom–
Attorney Laura Scarry talks about use of force and reports.
More Efficient Arraignment–
Collin County uses Cisco TelePresence for video arraignment to better utilize court and public safety resources.
Making Communities Safer with Video–
The City of San Antonio shares video across safety and justice systems.
3 questions to help assign blame–
Asking the right questions will assist in determining who is utterly at fault. Whether it’s the administration, the officer, or anybody else, we’re always trying to fix blame. There are three key questions that should always be asked when assessing a situation and determining who is at fault. P1 Columnist Gary Kluugiewicz explains them in the video tip below.
A box full of intervention options–
Don’t fall back on an escalating step-by-step process for the use of force. Instead, use a tool box. On your waist you have all of your options and you can use any one of them anytime you see fit. It’s up to you as an officer to make the immediate threat assessment and withdraw whatever tool you deem suitable.
New era, new rules–
Times are changing in law enforcement, according to P1 Columnist Gary Klugiewicz. As a new era is ushered in, cops must stop reacting and start responding. Proper response requires that you remain alert, be decisive and have a preplanned practice and response. If you don’t, you’re likely to get popped. Click the video below for three ways you can be prepared.
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