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Officials: Risky tactics in Calif. standoff with elderly woman paid off– 23
The woman, holed up under a mobile home with a six-shot revolver, had fired five rounds at a police robot. Deputies thought she still had one bullet left
After Ferguson, police consider 'tactical retreat' instead of force– 137
Chiefs of the St. Louis and St. Louis County police have said in recent interviews they are reviewing training with the principles of tactical retreat in mind
Mindset matters: Why you should treat driving with the same respect as weapons training–
Having both tactical and skills driver training can save you in life-or-death scenarios. Here are 5 tips to consider.
9 good and bad crowd control lessons from Ferguson's riots– 13
Riots are inherently unpredictable, so it should be no surprise that there were some things that went well, and others that didn’t go quite as well
NYPD custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic– 23
The tactic is under renewed scrutiny, with some lawmakers and experts saying the decades-old theory no longer applies to a city with far less crime
How these 3 basic concepts can improve police communication– 3
Think of your voice and ability to project critical information as a vital piece of safety equipment
2 pedestrian stop safety tips that could save your life– 4
Any discussion about pedestrian stops is not complete until we review two major areas: 'moving in" and 'contact/cover"
New Mich. chief: 'Borderless policing' key in tackling crime– 3
Police Chief Tony DeGiusti has been working with other police agencies within the county to improve relationships and tone down egos
Syracuse SWAT team demonstrates tactical movements–
The Syracuse Police Department's SWAT team recently became one of only three tactical teams in the state to earn a special certification from New York's Division of Criminal Justice Services.
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.
Throwback: 'Defense Tactics' circa 1960–
A 1960 FBI hand-to-hand combat training film.
Crowd Control: Demonstrator Tactics–
Crowd control expert Mike Janin talks in great detail about some of the tactics and operating procedures of protestor groups. Your next crowd control event could have you facing similar challenges, know what you're up against by watching.
Crowd Control: Bicycles–
See how bicycle officers can be an invaluable asset as you watch Betsy Brantner-Smith discuss tactics for crowd control with two such officers.
Police tactics against boxing-style fighter–
A man demonstrates how to approach a suspect who has the stance and fighting techniques of a boxer.
Using Vehicles for Cover–
Betsy Brantner-Smith talks with Senior Sig Sauer Academy Instructor J.C. Corbett about how (and how not to) use your vehicle for cover during a potential firefight, including some common pitfalls.
Seattle Port Police Bike Patrol Unit–
After watching this video, you will better understand day-to-day patrol tactics used by the Washington State Port Authority.
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