Training vs. Learning

Training vs. Learning

On October 29, in Haddon Township, N.J. a police officer made a traffic stop on Edmond Brown Jr., 38, of Camden. The reason was displaying a handicap placard while driving. "Do me a favor. Shut the car off," the officer said while standing outside the driver’s window. But instead ...
Marijuana Legalization: The Upside

Marijuana Legalization: The Upside

This recent Calibre Press article is really harshing our mellow. Capt. Padilla of course has earned his experience in Denver and we in no way want to denigrate his service. He brings up some excellent points. But we also think he's that the gloom surrounding the legalization of ...
Virtuosity on Patrol

Virtuosity on Patrol

When it comes to the long-range and complete integration of an officer's mind, body, and spirit, it isn’t just about repetition. It's about mastery. When I was a Special Agent trainee at the Drug Enforcement Administration Academy in Quantico, Va., this principle was drilled into me ...
VIDEO: Man Tases Officer, Steals Cruiser

VIDEO: Man Tases Officer, Steals Cruiser

From Cleveland19.com:  Police are looking for a person who fought with an officer in Oakwood Village and stole a cruiser. Officer Mike Smith stopped a stolen vehicle at around 11 a.m. Tuesday. Police said the vehicle pulled over but drove off as Smith stopped his ...
Ready to be Deployed?

Ready to be Deployed?

Deployable. That word, for myself and many veterans, brings up images of long plane flights to Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, or six months afloat in waters far from home with port stops in unique and exotic countries. What I’m talking about here, in this article, is expeditionary law ...