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Reality Training: What should you do when a bystander is recording you?– 5
One of the realities of modern policing is the proliferation of smartphones means everyone has a camera in their pocket at all times, and you are going to be recorded during the course of your duties. What does this mean from an officer safety perspective? Dave Smith reviews video of a struggle between a suspect and an officer that highlights the unique issues that come with bystanders actively filming a dangerous encounter.
Reality Training: How to refresh your risk thermostat– 2
Routine hurts our ability to sense and assess risk. In this episode of Reality Training, Dave Smith provides tips and strategies for refreshing your "risk thermostat" in order to stay safe and vigilant on the job.
Reality Training: Should you carry a weapon off duty?– 21
Do you carry a weapon off duty? If so, how often? In this installment of "Reality Training", Dave Smith reviews footage of an off-duty encounter that illustrates why you should always have a weapon on you.
Law enforcement and managing Alzheimer's 3– 2
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Reality Training: Never let your guard down– 5
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.
4 tools to alleviate pain and muscle tightness– 6
Traci Ciepiela and Doug Wyllie highlight some tools cops can use to alleviate pain, release trigger points and ease muscle tightness.
Reality Training: Law enforcement and the use of naloxone– 2
Cops are on the frontline of the opioid crisis, and as the epidemic has worsened, more and more agencies have outfitted their officers with the overdose-reversal drug known as naloxone. While this has inspired some debate among law enforcement, it's important to remember that naloxone doesn't just help addicts - it could potentially save your life as well. To learn more about current tactics for battling the opioid crisis, check out our latest digital edition here.
The science behind arrest-related deaths–
Dr. Darrell Ross looks at the data behind arrest-related deaths.
Reality Training: Firing your weapon through objects and materials– 8
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– 2
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.
CIT for first responders– 1
Anura Shah and Doug Wyllie discuss the basics of crisis intervention training for first responders.
SWAT medic Ryan Starling explains why training is important–
Ryan Starling, a SWAT medic in San Bernardino County, is the top male Firefighter Service Open competitor in Southern California. He explains why training is important when serving his community.
The day I responded to Columbine– 5
Sgt. Jamie Smith of the Denver PD describes his experience responding to the mass shooting that changed the country forever.
Reality Training: Improvised tools as weapons– 6
Sometimes law enforcement calls for a little creativity. In this episode of Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews footage of an LEO's use of an improvised less lethal tool and provides lessons for thinking on your feet.
Tactical Tip: Taking down a fleeing suspect– 3
Jiu Jitsu Instructor and Master Sergeant Troy Fullbright demonstrates an advanced tactic you can use to take down a suspect who is attempting to flee while you're handcuffing him.
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