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Video: California Men Challenge DUI Checkpoint

May 6, 2011
Two men challenged an Escondido (Calif.) Police sobriety checkpoint and videotaped the incident, which involved the officers shattering the window of the driver who refused to comply.

Cops Shatter Driver's Window at DUI Checkpoint

May 6, 2011

Two men challenged an Escondido (Calif.) Police sobriety checkpoint and videotaped the incident, which involved the officers shattering the window of the driver who refused to show his ID.

5 Fundamentals of Making an Arrest

April 21, 2011

Always remember we need to Immobilize, Control, Handcuff, and then Search. Once handcuffed, search the subject's immediate area where he or she can retrieve a weapon while handcuffed. This includes the waist area, the groin area, pants pockets, and the small of the back-all favorite spots that criminals like to hide their firearms and other weapons.

Double-Barreled TASER X2 ECD Arrives

April 20, 2011
The TASER X2 features a second shot for instant-miss recovery, dual lasers for improved accuracy, an enhanced power magazine enabling more than 500 firings, and a warning arc to help keep conflicts from escalating.

Video: Illinois Officers Use Force In Booking Room

April 13, 2011
The video shows Sgt. Brad McCaslin using a stun gun twice to the back of an arrested and handcuffed woman's neck after she refused to sit down in the booking room. Interim police Chief Tom Fearn then entered the room and shook the woman by the neck several times, after she appears to yell at him.

The Danger of the Surrendering Suspect

February 18, 2011
When we're apprehending a suspect who is surrendering, we're at our most vulnerable. This is precisely what suspects are counting on, and they'll look for an advantage to escape. It's known as fight or flight, and can often be fight and flight.

Officer Ends Confrontation With Knife-Wielding EDP Teen Peacefully

January 21, 2011

After responding to an EDP call, Scranton (Pa.) PD's Officer Rocco Cipriano parked and began walking toward the residence. A neighbor stopped him and said the girl had been outside of the house carrying a butcher knife and told the neighbor she would kill the cops if they came.

Ohio Officer Thwarts Second Walgreens Robbery

December 17, 2010
The first robbery occurred at earlier in the morning, at 2:15 a.m., at the Salem Avenue pharmacy. Campbell entered the store at 5:45 a.m.

Shot Brooklyn Cop Fell Down Stairs Into Arms of Officer

October 19, 2010
After allegedly being shot in the leg by suspect Elijah Foster-Bey, 17, Officer Richard Ramirez, 29, stumbled down the stairs and into the arms of a fellow officer who dragged him to cover.

Beware the Restrained Subject

September 30, 2010

Over the years, I've heard multiple accounts of handcuffed subjects who later escaped or attempted to escape. One particular incident involved a young kid who fled on foot. His ability to outrun two officers with his hands behind his back demonstrated just how focused a person can be if he wants to escape.

Eliminate These 'D' Words From Your Vocabulary

September 29, 2010
The first step to positively communicate is to delete the word "don't" from your vocabulary. The rationale behind this is simple. When you use the word "don't" as part of your feedback or direction, your mind must first figure out what it is not supposed to do.

Safariland Announces 2010 National Training Conference

September 24, 2010
Safariland Training Group's 2010 National Conference will be held Nov. 1-4 near New Orleans and will feature a new line of lecture-based law enforcement classes as well as more specialized courses that will expand on traditional training.

Officer Tasers Drunk Driver Resisting Arrest

July 7, 2010

This somewhat blurry clip with excellent audio shows a textbook case of the effective use of a stun gun on a suspect who repeatedly refuses to comply with an officer's lawful commands.

Home Is Where the Fight Is

June 16, 2010
Admittedly, use-of-force situations are extremely fluid; an officer may not have the opportunity to say so much as "Hi," before it's off to the races and an eventual altercation ends up in some distant backyard.

How to Handle Hecklers

May 27, 2010
There's something about asshole opportunists successfully baiting cops and getting paid off for it that just rubs me the wrong way.

Wisconsin Woman Stripped and Spit At Female Officer During Arrest

January 17, 2010
A Sheboygan, Wisc., woman will serve six months for a bizarre day that began with a beef-jerky theft and ended with an arrest that involved her stripping in front of her children, kicking one officer in the groin and spitting into the mouth of another officer.

Talking Them Down

December 16, 2009
I have had many experiences on patrol and SWAT call-outs where being a female definitely benefited in my negotiating with the suspect and eventually getting him to surrender peacefully or to do what I wanted him to do.

Handcuffed Suspects Are Still a Threat

December 4, 2009

Handcuffing a suspect may only be one step toward gaining compliance. As this video from Black Tiger Tactical System states, "handcuffs on the suspect does not mean the fight is over."

Gift of Gab

July 15, 2009
When you're a police officer, you don't need to have the best gift of gab. Just avoid making the stupidest comment on the street.

Talking Them Down

May 1, 2008

Sometimes you can use finesse to gain compliance and stop a situation from escalating into violence.

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