PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Police say they had no choice but to shoot and kill a Camp Pendleton Marine after he refused to pull over, drove into one officer, and tried to drive off with another…Continue
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"If you look like prey, you will be preyed upon," said Dave Spaulding, the 2010 Trainer of the Year, during yesterday's four-hour Handgun Combatives class at the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) Conference.
The goal, he said, is to look fearless and to prevail. How do you train your officers to do…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2010 at 12:30pm
What is an LEO's great need? According to Chief Jeff Chudwin, Village of Olympia Fields (Ill.) PD, it's to move from walking the edge of the knife to creating a 10-foot path that allows for maneuver, options and choices.…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2010 at 11:30am
“I don’t think there’s anything more offensive than our officers dying on the streets,” said Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith, as she opened her class at the seventh annual International Law Enforcement Trainers and Educators Association (ILEETA) Conference.
The class, titled “It Can Happen to You,” was focused on off-duty carry and preparedness.
“We must expect the unexpected,” says Smith. The only difference between being on duty and off duty is that when officers…Continue
Posted on April 21, 2010 at 7:39am — 3 Comments