Full list of Officer-Involved Shootings results
Reality Training: Being prepared on and off duty–
No one likes being "on" 24/7, but the unfortunate reality of today's world means you're never truly off duty as a police officer. Dave Smith reviews footage of a shootout at a barber shop that highlights why you need to be vigilant at all times - even off the clock.
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Reality Training: A critical incident can happen anywhere–
Have you mentally rehearsed for how you'd respond to a critical incident in a hospital? A church? A stadium? The unfortunate reality of today's world is a call can quickly deteriorate in any setting - and you need to consider the variables of different environments in order to keep yourself, your colleagues and the public safe.
Reality Training: Never let your guard down–
If you respond to a call and kids are present at the scene, does it put you at ease? There are a number of things that may cause you to let your guard down on the job, but doing so could be deadly.
Reality Training: Firing your weapon through objects and materials–
Footage of an officer firing his weapon through a windscreen highlights a topic you may not think about very often in training: shooting through objects and materials. Dave Smith offers key points all LEOs should consider.
Reality Training: Standoffs and compliance–
Dave Smith reviews footage of a standoff that escalated into a gun battle and shares key points about de-escalation tactics and use of force.
Helping LEOs heal after critical incidents–
Any critical incident is traumatic for the officer involved, and allowing them time to heal should be an agency's top priority. In this video, Brian Nanavaty discusses how the IMPD manages an officer in the wake of a deadly force encounter or other critical incident.
Reality Training: Staying in the fight–
Footage of a brutal attack on a law enforcement officer serves as a key reminder about the importance of the will to win.
Reality Training: Understanding ambush points–
Dave Smith analyzes video of an attempted ambush and the excellent tactics employed by the responding officers.
Reality Training: Friend or foe?–
Things aren't always as they seem. In this episode of Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews footage of a suspect posing as a bystander and outlines key safety tips.
Reality Training: What do you do after winning an armed confrontation?–
There are important steps an agency must take after an officer-involved shooting. Dave Smith reviews footage of an OIS and outlines key policy questions to consider.
Reality Training: Deadly hesitation–
Since Ferguson, there has been a great deal of concern in the law enforcement community over "deadly hesitation" — officers hesitating to act when action is required. Dave Smith discusses the trend and the importance of having a fighting spirit when you are under attack.
Officers in crisis: Giving cops permission to be human–
Dr. Tina Brookes and P1 Senior Contributor Doug Wyllie discuss the "Permission to Be Human" program, which helps cops in crisis.
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.
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.
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