We search people in a variety of field situations and legal circumstances. As far as officer safety skills are concerned, I believe pat search techniques to be one of the most critical skills given too little emphasis in training, and therefore worthy of analysis.
POLICE Magazine has teamed up with Lt. Kevin Dillon, a retired officer and trainer who developed the L.O.C.K.U.P. system, for a video series focusing on police combat strategies and tactics. In this overview, Lt. Dillon defines strategies and tactics. He introduces concepts that will be covered in the ongoing series.
Watch out for these six pitfalls, when you're transporting a prisoner in or out of a medical facility.