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Surviving as a Hostage

Surviving as a Hostage

As police officers (and especially if you work corrections) in the United States or Canada, you have to ask this question: What would you do if you were taken hostage?

September 4, 2018

Pre-Attack Indicators

Pre-Attack Indicators

Learn how to tell someone is about to assault you long before they make their first move.

February 8, 2018

Change Your Thinking About Gun Grabs
Accessing and Drawing the Tools on Your Belt
Make Your Training Real

Make Your Training Real

If your defensive tactics training doesn't reproduce the conditions you will face on the street, then you are training to fail.

August 7, 2017

Redefining Fit for Duty

Redefining Fit for Duty

An officer's physical fitness is a concern not just because the officers are overweight and might develop a debilitating health condition in their later years. It's an officer survival issue. It could put an officer at a serious disadvantage when he or she faces a more physically fit bad guy who has the mindset to win.

August 1, 2008

How to Evaluate a Training Program

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?

August 1, 2006

Special Deliveries

For generations law enforcement has been seeking the perfect round, the so-called “magic bullet.” The ideal police weapon is a munition that could be fired at a distance to temporarily incapacitate a suspect so that he or she could be taken into custody without injury to either the suspect or the arresting officer. It would work every time, and it would be a substitute for deadly force.

November 1, 2005