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When you use the word routine at work, you become complacent.


When you become complacent, you go out on traffic stops without calling them in.


When you go out on traffic stop without calling them in, you think you don't need a fill.


When you think you don't need a fill, you start pulling people out of the car with no cover.


When you start pulling people out of the car with no cover, you find yourself unexpectedly prone and unable to communicate.


Don't find yourself unexpectedly prone and unable to commnicate.  Remove the word "routine" and call for a fill.


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BUMP. No one else is going to look out for you, so you must look out for you and use your training...

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 BUMP!


You wouldn't go in there for a million bucks...A Cop does it for less...A Reserve does it for free....

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Yup .... and Amen !


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BUMP!!!!!!


I hate the phrases "Routine Traffic Stop", "Routine Patrol", "Routine Call", etc. I tell my Rookies from day one: "No Such Thing As Routine Anything!!!" If they use the phrase in a report, I make them re-write the entire report (or have in the past).


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 Nothing is ever routine in police work.  


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Learned about this from the notices LODD in Officer Down Group.  It has affected me emotionally to see it over the years.

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I use Body Language whenever I contact someone, including traffic contacts.  Best Officer survival tool ever learned.  If you really want to survive in this job, and never get into a deadly situation, learn how to use body language, or non-verbal communication, It will save your life, and even your partners life.  Study up on it.


There is nothing magic about it.  It is 100% accurate.  I use it all the time on duty and off duty.  24 hours a day.  Anyone out there that knows body language will tell you that it works.  I get confessions from suspects 95% of the time using it, and the other 5% assert their rights, so you can't use it on them.  My kids never tried to lie growing up, because they knew it was impossible to lie to me with out getting caught. 


If you just learn the danger signs when talking to someone, you will survive on the street.  We have used it all our life, but we just never stopped to study it, and realize that we were using it.  Pay attention to detail, and you will be amazed on how successful you will be in this job, and never get hurt out there on the street. 


Non verbal communication should be the number one taught class in the police academy, and why it isn't is beyond me.  Every officer need to learn it.  It is catching on, but why is it taking so long, I'll never know.


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 I cringe everytime I here someone say "routine" with police work.  I cringe even harder when I here an officer says it.

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1GUNSLINGER says ...




When you use the word routine at work, you become complacent.


When you become complacent, you go out on traffic stops without calling them in.


When you go out on traffic stop without calling them in, you think you don't need a fill.


When you think you don't need a fill, you start pulling people out of the car with no cover.


When you start pulling people out of the car with no cover, you find yourself unexpectedly prone and unable to communicate.


Don't find yourself unexpectedly prone and unable to commnicate.  Remove the word "routine" and call for a fill.


Officer Safety PSA 


 


 


BUMP. One of the greatest minds in LE I have met to this day was my firearms instructor and now one of my closest friends...he stated no traffic stop will ever be "routine". Always watch your six especially when you have no else to do it for you. 


 


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 I am just starting my LEO career and this is a very motivating post that I read and will always remember this. Thank you for for sharing

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