Full list of Roll Call results
8 conceivable and inspiring ways to improve roll call– 17
For most agencies, the daily grind starts with roll call - but it doesn't have to be a burden. Here are 8 ways to spruce up your roll call
How postal inspectors are partners against crime– 2
Many crimes today – from identity theft to the sale of illegal drugs – can involve the use of the U.S. mail
Using tech tools for better response to the mental health crisis–
It's crucial that first responders are better equipped to respond to increasing mental health incidents
More kids with autism means more police contacts with ASD subjects– 2
You will encounter an ASD subject at some point — likely more than once — and those individuals will have a different response to police than “the usual suspects”
5 ways online learning improves roll call training–
Roll call has been an important part of policing for decades. But when is the last time your department modernized the process?
Reality Training: A motorist assist gone bad– 1
A bad guy's car can break down too. Footage of a motorist assist stop that erupted in gunfire underscores why you must remain vigilant at all times on the job. Dave Smith analyzes the footage and highlights the great tactics on display by the officer, including his use of the passenger side approach.
Reality Training: Controlling a suspect– 1
Dave Smith reviews harrowing footage of a suspect shooting at an officer at point-blank range.
Reality Training: How do you safely stop a bridge jumper?– 2
Dave Smith reviews footage of a police officer intervening in a suicide attempt and outlines what cops should consider if they find themselves in a similar rescue situation.
Reality Training: How to keep your head up–
In the age of increased pressure on law enforcement, it can be tough to don the uniform each day and go out into a world that seems unappreciative of what you do. Dave Smith provides tips on how to keep your head up.
'Roll call blues:' Texas officer channels Johnny Cash– 2
Officer Morgan performed for his fellow officers before they went out on patrol
Reality Training: Lessons in tactical medicine–
Cops are often first on the scene of a medical emergency, and sometimes the nature of the call does not allow time to wait for paramedics or fire to arrive. Dave Smith provides tips in tactical medicine for LEOs.
Reality Training: 4 traffic stop safety tips– 3
Traffic stops are one of the most common activities in law enforcement, but don't let familiarity cause you to get too comfortable. Dave Smith reviews footage of a stop that quickly erupted in gunfire and provides four key safety tips.
Reality Training: Deadly force against armed, fleeing subjects– 5
Dave Smith reviews video of an officer-involved shooting that highlights two important topics: contacts with familiar suspects and the use of deadly force against armed, fleeing subjects.
Reality Training: Spontaneous assault in a parking lot–
A property crime that erupted in gunfire serves as an important reminder that any situation can suddenly escalate into a deadly encounter. Dave Smith reviews the footage to provide key officer safety tips.
Reality Training: How will you win?– 2
Officer Jesse Hartnett's fight for survival serves as a reminder of why you need to prepare for a sudden attack
Reality Training: How will you win the fight?–
In January 2016, Philadelphia Officer Jesse Hartnett was shot three times in a brazen ambush. His fight for survival serves as a reminder of why you need to prepare for a sudden attack. Dave Smith outlines key questions you should ask yourself in order to prep for winning the fight.
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