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Ambush prevention: Get your head out of your apps– 18
As a police trainer and a career-long field training officer, I have to say this about many of the officers, who have started in the last several years or so. If you do not change your behavior, yo...
Clothing giveaways of a concealed weapon– 4
Reading subtle cues that indicate concealed carry, you may be able to anticipate you’re dealing with an armed subject and gain a preventive edge of timing and positioning. As you study a subject’s ...
Establishing a compliance baseline during a vehicle stop–
During a vehicle stop, officers can begin to evaluate safety risks within the first few minutes of contact with the operator by setting a compliance “baseline.” All decisions and actions moving for...
3 things every cop should do before starting their shift– 1
Before starting your shift, take a few minutes to do the following: 1. Walk around your squad. Check to make sure no one failed to report any dents or dings. 2. Check the backseat. You need to make...
Beware of where you wear your flashlight– 2
On occasion I see officers with their large squad flashlights hanging on a ring in the small of their back. While it may be equally accessible to both hands, this is not a good practice. Any hard o...
Take a tactical position when writing a ticket– 2
When writing or printing off a ticket, or working on your computer during a stop, it is easy to be distracted and not pay full attention to your surroundings. Especially at night, consider moving t...
Video: Dealing with anticipation of recoil– 12
In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Contributor — alongside PoliceOne Editor at Large Doug Wyllie — discuss and demonstrate some thoughts about pistol recoil, and how to train to overcome the ant...
Video: Defense against the necktie– 10
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 t...
Video: 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.
Video: Defensive ground tactics using 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 ...
Video: The wrist weave to a takedown–
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price — shows us a non-traditional tactic to take a subject to the ground while engaged in the wrist weave position.
Video: 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.
Video: The wrist weave position– 1
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price — shows us a non-traditional tactic called the wrist weave position, which allows an officer to control a resis...
Video: Getting behind the subject–
In this video tactical tip, Lee Shaykhet — alongside PoliceOne Video Production Manager Lawson Coke — discusses and demonstrates how to quickly take a position of advantage against a subject, getti...
Video: Rear weapon retention– 1
In this video tactical tip, Don Gulla demonstrates how to defeat an offender who attempts to take your sidearm from a rear position. <!--cke_bookmark_99S--><!--cke_bookmark_99E-->
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