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How to tie the most useful knot in the world–
The bowline is one of the most useful knots you can learn to tie. It will not slip when in use and comes undone easily even after being tightened under thousands of pounds.
Throwback: 1969 'Shooting for Survival'– 1
Training film produced in 1969 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation highlights defensive firearms training for law enforcement agents.
Two cops vs. one MMA fighter– 5
Two police volunteers square up against an MMA fighter on the final day of a survival tactics training course.
Surviving hidden weapons– 1
Captain Steve Johnson discusses the importance of continuing your training and staying up to date on the current trends of hidden compartments in seemingly everyday items.
Gangs - Officer Survival– 3
LAPD Gangs expert Det. Wayne Caffey discusses mental preparation and proper training as the key to surviving the daily routine of working with gangs.
The Will to Win: Jim Van Alstine– 2
In this video, Jim Van Alstine talks about his struggle for survival after a traffic stop turned into a fight for his life. Investigations following the incident revealed that this was a hit on Van Alstine in retaliation for his work in narcotics.
Protect your Family, Carry Off-Duty–
Off-duty survival is critical to officer safety. Since 10 percent of police officers who are murdered are killed off the job, carrying a firearm with you is your first step.
Betsy Brantner Smith: Dispatcher Safety and Survival–
A person might one day enter a police station, see a uniformed dispatcher, and try to do harm to the department. Have a plan of action ahead of time.
Survival Armor TD-06-II Falcon .06 NIJ Level II (Part 2)–
Check out part 2 of the Falcon body armor demo from Survival Armor.
Survival Armor TD-06-II Falcon .06 NIJ Level II (Part 1)–
Gary Hughes of Survival Armor demonstrates the Falcon body armor item that offers both comfort and protection for officers.
Reality Training: High-Speed Pursuit with Dying Dog–
This training video demonstrates how police officers, when thrust into a crisis involving a man and his dying dog, balance officer survival, public safety, and compassion.
Will to Win: Jared Reston–
In this remarkable story of survival, Jared Reston of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department describes how a foot pursuit turned into a life or death struggle. Watch as Dave Smith interviews Reston about a harrowing, deadly encounter that exemplifies the importance of "staying in the fight."
Tim Goergen: Building a Positive Organization–
Dave Smith sits down with Street Survival Instructor, Chief Tim Goergen, to discuss effective ways to facilitate organizational change. He explains the importance of coming up with a plan and taking into consideration all parts of the organization that will be affected by a new policy or piece of equipment. If you want to help your agency come up with innovative ways to make positive changes, the first step is to create a plan with a list of action items.
Will to Win: Enrique Hernandez–
Dave Smith sits down with detective Enrique Hernandez to talk about an experience that he encountered in December of 2002. Enrique shares his amazing story of survival, describes the moments leading up to the event and the training that kicked in which is part of the reason he survived.
Will to Win: Chad Shevlin–
In this PoliceOneTV Original, Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with officer Chad Shevlin about an experience that changed his life forever in April of 2003. Chad was a Sergeant in the Marines and was stationed in Iraq at the time. He shares the details of what he went through on that day in 2003 and how the methods of Street Survival and that winning mindset kept him going.
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