Full list of Traffic Stop results
Reality Training: Distance and cover–
A harrowing gun battle provides key lessons for officers on proper use of cover, when to initiate first aid, and transitioning from less lethal to deadly force.
Reality Training: A motorist assist gone bad–
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.
What do citizens need to know about their Miranda rights?–
There are some common myths about Miranda rights you need to know.
Reality Training: How do you control the driver during a traffic stop?–
A traffic stop that escalated into a struggle and a shooting serves as a strong reminder of how quickly these incidents can spiral out of control. Dave Smith offers key tips for controlling the driver you've pulled over.
Reality Training: 4 traffic stop safety tips–
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.
Pacman Jones arrest: 'I hope you die'–
Cincinnati police released a video on Monday showing Jones' behavior in the back seat of a police car as he was taken to jail on Jan.3.
Ill. trooper hit by drunk driver–
Trooper Michael Cokins suffered sixteen broken bones and underwent eight surgeries after a chronic drunken driver struck and nearly killed him.
Reality Training: 4 tips for a safe approach and cover–
An Ohio traffic stop that erupted in gunfire serves as a strong reminder of why you should carefully consider your positioning and approach when dealing with a suspect.
Reality Training: Never expect a safe environment–
We all know there's no such thing as a routine traffic stop, but the feeling of security that comes with what appears to be a "safe" environment can sometimes be hard to ignore. Dave Smith reviews a harrowing incident out of Oklahoma that began as a minor stop of a family on a quiet road and ended with a third party sneaking up behind the officer and attacking him with a pair of scissors.
Reality Training: Deploying spike strips? Expect the unexpected–
The use of spike strips can be an effective way to stop a subject, but there are key safety steps officers must follow in order to avoid getting injured while deploying them. Dave Smith reviews a bizarre incident out of Oklahoma that underscores the importance of expecting the unexpected when stopping a fleeing subject.
Reality Training: Correcting bad habits–
The difference between life and death in a critical incident could simply come down to good and bad habits. Dave Smith reviews video of the tragic killing of Trooper Mark Coates and offers tips on how to increase your odds of winning the fight.
Reality Training: How do you handle a non-compliant subject?–
Dave Smith reviews a fatal traffic stop out of New Jersey in order to remind officers of the importance of preparing for the possibility of non-compliance from a subject.
Increasing Traffic Stop Safety–
Traffic stops are one of the most routine and common law enforcement activities, and they can be the most unpredictable. To no surprise, it is an area that has the widest debate on how to do them the safely. This program looks at various tactics, the science behind human performance elements and discusses methods to increase threat perception and reaction time to increase safety.
Reality Training: Why cops should stay vigilant during traffic stops–
Cops face a number of environmental hazards when pulling over a motorist on an active roadway. In this installment of Reality Training, Dave Smith offers key safety reminders for a variety of different traffic stop scenarios.
Reality Training: Surviving a sudden shooting at a traffic stop–
Dave Smith reviews footage of a sudden attack on a Texas deputy during a traffic stop in order to provide key tips on survival and catching the perpetrator.
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