Vehicle Incidents and Issues
Full list of Vehicle Incidents and Issues results
Reality Training: Officer safety on an active roadway–
Cops spend a lot of time on the roadway both in and out of their vehicles. As a result, it's very easy to get complacent - and complacency can be deadly. In this episode of Reality Training, Dave Smith offers tips for staying safe on the road.
Reality Training: Disengaging from a vehicle– 2
Dave Smith provides tips to reduce your risk of being dragged by a vehicle during a traffic stop.
Reality Training: Firing your weapon while driving– 4
Dave Smith reviews video of an intense pursuit of multiple homicide suspects in Las Vegas and provides key points about firing at moving vehicles from a moving vehicle.
Reality Training: How to refresh your risk thermostat– 3
Routine hurts our ability to sense and assess risk. In this episode of Reality Training, Dave Smith provides tips and strategies for refreshing your "risk thermostat" in order to stay safe and vigilant on the job.
Reality Training: An unusual police pursuit– 2
Dave Smith reviews footage of police pursuing an unlikely driver - a 10-year-old boy. What would you do? Here are some key tips to discuss with your squadmates.
No-pursuit and restrictive pursuit policies– 1
Doug Wyllie and EVOC instructor Mike Nelson discuss no-pursuit and restricted pursuit policies in police agencies.
Reality Training: Risk awareness on an active roadway–
Half the battle we face in law enforcement is staying vigilant, and that’s especially true when you’re on an active roadway. Dave Smith reviews a series of clips to help you stay safe on the road.
Reality Training: A vehicle as deadly force– 1
What's your agency's policy on using a vehicle as deadly force? Dave Smith outlines key considerations and tactics.
Reality Training: Confronting a fire on patrol– 6
You never know when you're going to encounter a fire on patrol. Dave Smith provides key safety tips for dealing with a fire.
Reality Training: Having a plan– 1
You've all heard the saying "No plan survives first contact with the enemy." But there's a reason thinking ahead is vital to success. Dave Smith uses footage of a suspect pursuit to unpack the importance of having a plan.
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.
The evolution of the Below 100 program–
Dennis Valone talks about the evolution of the Below 100 program - an initiative to reduce LODDs to fewer than one hundred per year.
Reality Training: How do you control the driver during a traffic stop?– 2
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– 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.
Deputy arrested in DWI accident with inmate– 2
Police believe the deputy was too drunk to drive and asked the inmate to drive for him.
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