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Tag: Verbal Communication
TN Officer Trapped in Suspect’s Vehicle Fatally Shoots Driver
After repeated requests to stop the car, warnings, and a taser deployment, Allen continued to drive away with the officer trapped in the car. This resulted in an officer-involved shooting, and the car came to a stop.
November 3, 2022
BWC Shows LAPD Officer Deploying Taser to Stop Man Advancing with Swords
The suspect did not comply with repeated commands to drop the sword. The video shows an officer deploy his taser as the man advances with two swords pointed forward at the officer.
October 21, 2022
Coffee with a Cop: Simple Idea Creates “A Bridge to Communication”
"So, I grabbed a pot of coffee, and I walked around to tables and started pouring coffee. And what that did was completely changed the dynamics of the conversation."
September 6, 2022
California SRO Prevents Woman's Suicide
An officer with the Los Angeles School Police Department was patrolling a high school campus in preparation for a football game when he received word that a woman atop a nearby building was threatening to jump to her death.
September 12, 2019
He Said, She Said
Modern science tells us men's and women's brains are different in very significant ways. Let me give you some pointers to help you communicate more effectively with crimefighters of the opposite gender.
June 10, 2017
How Boomers and Gen Y Can Bridge the Tech Gap
Technology is catching up with the demands of the profession, and the Gen Yers are very adept at using that technology. With baby boomers at the helm of most law enforcement agencies, the technology isn't being used to its full potential.
September 17, 2013
Passive Resister Response
If someone is a true passive resister, you simply need to do for the arrestee what he or will not do himself. If he stands, but refuses to put his hands behind his back, you and your partner do this for him, place him in handcuffs, and escort him to the squad car.
August 27, 2013
Video: Ind. Officer Cleared In Firefighter Stop
An Evansville (Ind.) Police officer who drew his TASER on an off-duty firefighter followed agency procedures in detaining the man during a stop that escalated into a verbal argument.
August 25, 2013
Video: Pa. Speeder Berates Officers at T-Stop
A Chester County, Pa., man berated several Upper Uwchlan Police officers and threatened to confront them out of uniform during a profanity-laced tirade captured on video by onlookers.
June 30, 2013
Arresting Active Resisters
You have to make split-second decisions when it comes to use of force while effecting an arrest. Training in strategy and tactics, control and verbal techniques, and proper use of force are essential for you to make proper decisions.
June 25, 2013
Video: Neb. Cop Yells Profanities at Citizen
The officer repeatedly tells Bell to stop following him to crime scenes and Bell responds that he doesn't have to answer any questions without a lawyer present. The officer then tells Bell he may be arrested for obstruction of justice.
June 25, 2013
Why You Should Talk to the Bad Guys
There is something discomforting in hearing a convicted cop killer say, "He got careless, so I wasted him." But how often can a mere six words leave such an indelible imprint on our mind and help get us through our shifts?
April 18, 2013
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