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Brian Willis

Brian Willis

Brian Willis is a retired officer, trainer and author who now serves as deputy executive director for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).



William Harvey

William Harvey

William "Bill" Harvey is currently serving as chief of police in south central Pennsylvania. He retired from the Savannah (Ga.) Police Department where he worked assignments in training, patrol, and CID. Harvey has more than 25 years of experience working with recruits, rookies, and FTOs.
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Welcome the Red Ink  

February 7, 2008
Don't get your feelings hurt, but if you think your FTO won't mark up your first police report until it's bleeding red ink you're in for a surprise.
Tags: FTOs

We Don't Need (Certain) Firearms Instructors  

January 22, 2008
What we don't need are firearms instructors—or any other instructors—that aren't interested in staying current, or don't want to be cross-trained in other high-risk disciplines. What we need are Force and Control Instructors.

Danny, We Hardly Knew Ye  

December 20, 2007
There is a cautionary tale here for each of us in law enforcement. Something we have spent very little time on is the post-incident survival of our families and loved ones.

The Dreaded Triple Ds  

November 28, 2007
I don't know what it is but if you ever hear someone say, "Hey, watch me do this" a first aid kit is usually called for next.

Working with Problem Shooters  

November 28, 2007
Many departments have a couple—or a few—officers that struggle each time qualification comes around. It then falls to the firearms training staff to get them through it.

Train in the Rain  

November 19, 2007
Weather and other environmental conditions are severe distractions when you're trying to perform your job safely. If you haven't practiced and trained in less than ideal conditions, those environmental factors can prove deadly.

Don't Lose Your Discipline  

November 14, 2007
While attending the academy, most officers follow a plan to fit their academics and physical training into their schedules. Your skills now are still green but sharp. Don't quit!

Be a Smart Learner  

November 14, 2007
I am concerned about an insidious problem in the law enforcement training community: the growing potential for misinformation in police training materials.

Unintended Consequences  

October 22, 2007
Have you ever asked a fellow officer where in the world they learned to do what they just did, and had them say in reply that they had been taught that in the academy?  Or in some in-service class? Or had seen it in a training video?  Here's one way that that happens.

BSing Wastes Training Time  

October 8, 2007
There is not a cop alive who doesn't have a trunkful of good police war stories. In fact, I used to think the reason cops were invited to parties was for our great storytelling ability. But knowing when to use that ability is key.
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