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Training Tip: Defending Against the Grab

August 20, 2014

In this sixth part of our series on defensive tactics, John Crouch, a coach at the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., shows how to defend against the bear hug and other grabs.

Act As If..You're the Best Possible Officer

August 7, 2014

If Wiseman is right we don't all need to get certified as safety experts, we need to act certified. If every time you made a traffic stop you acted like you were demonstrating to a group of cadets the right way to do a stop, what would you do?

Training Tip Review: Strikes, Kicks, Inside Position Defense

July 17, 2014

In the fifth edition of Police's Defensive Tactics Training videos, the instructors at the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., review strikes, kicks and defense from the inside position.

Video: Cincy Police Told Not to Enter Burning Buildings to Rescue People

June 3, 2014
Cincinnati police officers were issued a new training bulletin Friday, ordering them not to enter a building that is on fire – no matter how small – to rescue people inside.

N.J. Officer Dragged at Speeds up to 45 mph

June 2, 2014
A Florence, N.J., police sergeant is recovering after being dragged from a moving car at speeds reported up to 45 mph.

Texas Officer Jumps from Bridge to Avoid Drunk Driver's Car

May 17, 2014
A Missouri City, Texas, police officer was forced to jump from a highway bridge to avoid being struck by an alleged drunk driver on Friday night.

Video: Florida Highway Patrol Trooper, 2 Others Killed in Weekend Crash

May 5, 2014
FHP is investigating a weekend collision that killed a FHP trooper, tow truck driver and a pedestrian in Ocala, Florida.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Using Leg Strikes

December 17, 2013

Video #3: Using Leg Strikes. POLICE Magazine has teamed up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., to offer a series of training videos demonstrating defensive tactics officers may need to use. Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques.

 

Officer Safety Training Tip: Using Push Kicks

November 19, 2013

Video #2: Using Push Kicks. POLICE Magazine has teamed up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., to offer a series of training videos demonstrating defensive tactics officers may need to use. Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques. Read more here.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Using Push Kicks

November 15, 2013
POLICE Magazine has teamed up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., to offer a series of training videos demonstrating defensive tactics officers may need to use. Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques.


The Detroit Blues

October 10, 2013

A force of 2,419 Detroit Police officers now provides law enforcement services to the shrinking city of just over 706,000 residents. Between 1990 and 2011, the city lost a third of its residents. Since 2003, the agency has lost a third of its officers. 

SRN 1000 Barrier System

September 20, 2013
The SRN 1000 Premier Barrier System by Stop Rubbernecking contains three steel tripods and four heavy-duty fabric screens. The all-weather screens release and reattach in most winds and once assembled, the system is self-maintained.

3 Patrol Maxims to Live By

September 16, 2013
During your career, you'll hear all too often familiar phrases repeated, some may not be worth repeating but some are lifesavers. I've developed a short list of maxims that good leaders reiterate and young officers should heed.

The Danger List

September 1, 2013

Over the years I have seen many variations on "deadly errors" officers make to get themselves hurt but the version that is still my favorite is the first one I learned, and I think it is time to do a quick review.

Police Product Test: Micro-Times Attic-Clear Camera Pole

August 27, 2013

The Attic-Clear iPhone/Smartphone Camera Pole is not a broomstick, but a well-made piece of tactical equipment that is well suited for the job at hand.

In Praise of Condition Yellow

August 9, 2013
Being in Condition Yellow has allowed me to identify a thief before he acted on his intentions, a would-be assailant before he launched his attack. It has given me pause to re-evaluate the decision to pet a dog, or patronize certain establishments.

Video: Officer Safety Training Tips

August 2, 2013
POLICE Magazine has teamed up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., to offer a series of training videos demonstrating defensive tactics officers may need to use.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Taking a Strong Stance

August 2, 2013

POLICE Magazine has teamed up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., to offer a series of training videos demonstrating defensive tactics officers may need to use. Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques. Read the full story here.

Video: New Ford System Warns Officers of Rear Pedestrians

July 19, 2013
Ford has added a new technology called "surveillance mode" to its 2014 Ford Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility that alerts an officer when a pedestrian approaches the vehicle from behind to heighten the officer's tactical awareness.

Ford's Surveillance Mode

July 19, 2013

Ford has added a new technology called "surveillance mode" to its 2014 Ford Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility that alerts an officer when a pedestrian approaches the vehicle from behind to heighten the officer's tactical awareness. Read the full story here.

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