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    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol: Part III

    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol: Part III
    Within a few days of my first precinct assignment, I had an enlightenment in my lack of real training. I realized very quickly I was not sufficiently trained to deal with the complex tactical situations in the South Bronx. Since that time I have always been openminded to continuing education. I felt like a school kid who forgot his books when ...
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    A Date with Destiny - Part II

    Five Phases of the Active Shooter A simple view of the active shooter was developed and is being trained by Lt. Dan Marcou retired from the La Crosse, Wisconsin Police Department. He developed the program while working for the La Crosse Police Department and was able to apply the philosophy with real world success. One of the successes earned Officer Bob ...
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    A Date with Destiny - Part III

    On Duty Tactics Officers responding to a call of an active shooter must realize they have been thrust into a position that calls for decisive action and what they decide to do can save lives and minimize casualties. Training can help prepare the first responding officers for the moment they arrive at the scene of such an incident. This is a ...
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    Law Enforcement’s Role in Immigration

    Law Enforcement’s Role in Immigration
    Since Immigration matters are usually handled by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the interior of the United States and by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at our borders, local law enforcement officers have taken a “hands off” attitude towards immigration enforcement. Simply put – local law enforcement officers can’t enforce Federal law so they don’t concern themselves with immigration or ...
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    Hostage Negotiator Certification. Necessary or Not?

    Presently the law enforcement community is very concerned about certifications. Agencies must insure that their officers maintain certification in everything from defensive driving to use of deadly physical force. Yet, these same agencies do not require certification for their hostage/crisis negotiating teams. Or perhaps they are under the mistaken belief that a certificate of attendance at an FBI Basic Negotiation Course ...
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    Tactical Tip: Gas Mask is Not an SCBA Danger!

    Have you inspected your gas mask this year? ISI (now known as AVON) has developed a gas mask that integrates the Tactical SCBA System. Operators please note that in a fire or low oxygen environment your gas mask is useless without a SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus). The new AVON C-50 gas mask has incorporated a new model for 2007 that ...
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    Types of Hostage Situations

    Hostage situations may occur under the following conditions: 1.Criminals may plan from the outset to use hostages as part of their criminal act to ensure their escape, gain ransom money, or for some other purpose. 2.Criminals may not plan to take hostages but become trapped inside an establishment they intended to rob. A quick response precludes escape, and they seize hostages ...
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    Counseling and Support for S.W.A.T. Personnel

    In Fort Lauderdale, FL, one member of the Broward County Sheriff's Department SWAT team underwent an ordeal extreme even by special weapons and tactics standards. Within only a few years, this deputy sheriff was involved in four deadly shooting incidents. Although he was completely exonerated in all cases, the local media caused additional stress in an already psychologically debilitating episode by ...
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