Full list of Roll Call results
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.
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 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.
Reality Training: 3 tactics for defending against a sudden attack– 7
Dash cam footage out of York (Pa.) is a harrowing reminder of how quickly a traffic stop can erupt into gunfire. Dave Smith outlines three key tips for protecting yourself against a spontaneous attack.
Reality Training: How to use your less lethal options safely and effectively–
Officers in Lubbock (Texas) demonstrate effective use of less lethal options in this encounter with an armed subject.
Reality Training: Mitigating the aftermath of a critical incident– 4
What are best practices after a shooting has occurred? Dave Smith reviews a Colorado officer-involved shooting to provide key tips and tactics.
Reality Training: Never give up the fight– 1
A vicious attack on an Ohio officer serves as a reminder of the importance of mental rehearsal and never giving up the fight in a critical incident.
Reality Training: Maintaining control in a critical incident– 1
Dave Smith reviews an officer-involved shooting out of Virginia and offers key tactics for maintaining control in a critical incident, as well as questions to ask yourself and your squad.
Reality Training: Striking an animal with your vehicle– 4
Animals on the roadway are a potentially deadly hazard for LEOs. Dave Smith provides safety tips and tactics for cops faced with this unpleasant situation.
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