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Search Result: Defensive Tactics

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TREXPO West 2007: Something for Everyone

May 1, 2007

TREXPO is both a trade show and an educational conference for law enforcement officers. And this year’s TREXPO West held recently in Long Beach, Calif., offered excellent training opportunities for both SWAT and patrol officers.

Up Close, Personal, and Violent

September 1, 2006

Most attacks on law enforcement officers occur at a range of 10 feet. Are you training for them?

How to Evaluate a Training Program

August 1, 2006

You have many opportunities for training outside of your agency. But how do you tell which classes are suitable for you and whether what you learn in those classes will work on the street?

Guard Droppers

July 1, 2006

Most departments forget to train officers for one very dangerous time on the job: the “safe” times, after a suspect has been arrested.

Stay Out of the Way

April 1, 2006

You can prevent a vehicle attack by taking a sound tactical position.

Taking the Plunge

April 1, 2006

Chances are that at some point during your law enforcement career you will work around water. Are you prepared to work around water? Are you trained to stay alive in water, and to fight and prevail in water?

Skin vs. Steel

February 1, 2006

Go on the offensive to defend yourself in an edged-weapon attack.

Def-Tech/Federal Laboratories First Defense 360-Degree Defense Spray

February 1, 2006
First Defense 360-degree defense spray from Defense Technology/Federal Laboratories uses new technology to enhance performance. Using compressed air with barrier separation from the liquid formation, this defense aerosol is capable of delivering a stream pattern at practically any angle or orientation.

TigerLight Component Upgrade Package

January 1, 2006
The Ultimate TigerLight upgrade package contains three of the company’s latest component upgrades for the TigerLight Non-Lethal Defense System. The combination package contains the original TigerLight, the new Super Premium Rechargeable Battery Pack, the new Generation 4 lamp module with tighter focus, and the International Smart/Fast Charger. The combo pack is also available in Desert Camouflage for an additional cost.

The Push/Pull Drill

January 1, 2006

You are trying to take a DUI suspect into custody when he turns suddenly and makes a grab for your gun. The fight is now on. Unfortunately for this bad guy, you have practiced your weapon-retention skills and you regain control of your sidearm.

PepperBall Technologies SA-10NX PepperBall System

January 1, 2006
The new SA-10NX from PepperBall Technologies is designed to help achieve suspect compliance, suspect marking, inmate management, personal protection, barricade extraction, animal control, and more. The handheld launcher is powered by carbon dioxide and works with all PepperBall projectiles. Custom designed SA-10NX shoulder or thigh holsters are available, as well as a removable rail for mounting laser sights or other accessories on the launcher.

TREXPO East 2005: A Training Buffet

October 1, 2005

Conference attendance was up significantly at this year’s TREXPO East, held Aug. 29 through Aug. 31 in Chantilly, Va. And with good reason. The conference program offered an excellent balance of hands-on defensive tactics training, anti-terrorism classes, and patrol and SWAT tactics courses.

Fatal Errors: Surviving Traffic Duty

January 1, 2005

It is easy to get careless while engaged in something you do a great deal. If you are a uniformed police officer and don’t work in a jail, chances are that traffic and vehicles are the bread and butter of your existence.

Old Cops Know "Stuff"

October 1, 2004

The big secret is to listen to these veteran cops, believe most of it, and put it into action in your own life. What I learned from older cops saved my life on several occasions.

Take It Away: Illustrated Disarming Techniques

August 1, 2004

Step-by-step instructions and photos show you how to disarm a suspect carrying a gun or a knife.

Take It Away

August 1, 2004

Disarming a suspect carrying a gun who has the drop on you is a subject that is rarely addressed in academy or in-service DT programs. And that’s unacceptable. Every officer should be trained in a fundamental disarming skill set.

Surviving Knife Attacks

June 1, 2004

As a police officer you often find yourself in a position where knife attacks are most likely to occur: within arm’s reach of an unknown individual with unknown intent. It’s a worst-case scenario, but it can happen at any time. Click here to view these knife techniques in streaming video.

Sign Language

April 1, 2004

In my years instructing law enforcement officers in defensive tactics I've observed that cops tend to overlook the importance of total communication with the suspect.

Personal Threat Levels

February 1, 2004

If you're in condition green, go about your life just as you would proceed through an intersection. If you're in condition yellow, use caution and be prepared because condition red may be just around the corner. If condition red does present itself, stop and be prepared to deal with the threat.

The School of Hard Knocks

February 1, 2004

The introduction comes in the form of a three-minute round of body sparring in a 6X6-foot ring against the trainers, all noted martial artists and police DT instructors in their own right. Both the students and the instructors wear 16-ounce boxing gloves and headgear, but they still get hit and it still hurts.

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