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Dave Smith: Film at Eleven

Dave Smith: Film at Eleven

We need to constantly speak the truth to counteract the anti-police propaganda being promoted in our society.

February 6, 2019

Things That Matter Most

Things That Matter Most

Don't wait until tragedy strikes to recognize the importance of taking a moment to ensure your safety.

January 14, 2019

Letting Go

Letting Go

Decide to live in the now, dealing with the things you can control.

November 16, 2018

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

First and foremost, the recordings reveal that force is ugly. It is not the "one punch, hero wins, bad guy goes down," movie action the public has been conditioned to expect. 

September 4, 2018

Ornery Little Facts

Ornery Little Facts

Police are not the enemy of the American public despite what the activists and media say.

August 8, 2018

Wide Open Spaces

Wide Open Spaces

As it turned out, this was a perfect example of the "bad assignment" that resulted in many positive outcomes.

July 13, 2018

Your Skin is in the Game

Your Skin is in the Game

When policymakers implement ridiculous rules that get people hurt, LEOs are the ones who have to deal with the consequences.

May 3, 2018

Officer Safety: Why or Why Not?
The Measure of Our Success
Take a Breath

Take a Breath

To prevent taking shallow breaths in stressful situations, make sure you practice and refresh your tactical breathing skills.

February 8, 2018

The End

The End

You create the ending of your own story, every call, every crisis, every day.

January 4, 2018

Mise en Place

Mise en Place

To be truly prepared for a situation on duty, you must have everything in its place, mentally and physically.

December 7, 2017

Respect for Old Glory

Respect for Old Glory

I am a firm believer in saying the Pledge of Allegiance and condemning anyone who burns our flag.

October 13, 2017

Resilience Defined

Resilience Defined

Rebounding from a true crisis is difficult but not impossible, as Sgt. Bob Bemis' inspiring story proves.

September 5, 2017

People of Probity

People of Probity

Modern law enforcement officers uphold a longheld tradition of protecting citizens and preserving freedom.

August 7, 2017