logo for print

After the smoke clears, an officer reaches for a special “weapon”


Since Mike Vega was given a “Positive Self-Talk Card” at a Street Survival Seminar a couple of years ago, he’s made it part of his daily ritual of preparing for work. Printed on the front of this thin, wallet-size piece of plastic are 13 “affirmations” designed to help an officer psyche up for patrol:

I will survive on any high-risk call...I know the tactics I need...I am skilled with my firearms...I can use deadly force to save my life or the life of someone else, and so on.

Please login as a member to access this area

This PoliceOne article can only be accessed by verified professionals.
Please sign in or register to view this article.

Copyright © 2018 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.