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Off-Duty Interventions, On-Duty Aggravations, and Officer Safety

Off-Duty Interventions, On-Duty Aggravations, and Officer Safety

I would hope that the next officer who finds himself dealing with three street punks will be armed, and I mean truly "armed" with more than just a gun or a TASER. By that I mean that I hope he or she is armed with a special kind of survival mindset.

October 9, 2012

The Aurora Tragedy and Off-Duty Carry

The Aurora Tragedy and Off-Duty Carry

I can point to those instances where off-duty officers have mitigated the loss of life and stopped such threats. It was a Texas Department of Public Safety officer who chased the Luby's shooter into a restroom where the man killed himself.

July 23, 2012

Would You Respond Off Duty With Family?

Would You Respond Off Duty With Family?

I ask myself: Would I just hang back and hope for the best? And if things did go south, would I perhaps not only be adding to the officer's vulnerability through my own inaction?

August 30, 2011

How I Nearly Got Arrested

I could have defused the situation early on. Never mind whether or not I was in the right.

May 5, 2011

Guard Yourself While Carrying Off Duty

Guard Yourself While Carrying Off Duty

A firearm stolen from one officer's vehicle was later used to kill still another-Minneapolis PD Officer Richard Miller, who'd stopped the gun thief in yet another stolen vehicle.

October 7, 2010

Dealing With the Off-Duty Cop

Not much has been written about the prospect of dealing with the off-duty cop. Yet you can be certain that at some point you will.

January 14, 2010