Calibre Press On the Move

Calibre Press On the Move

Over the last eight years since Lisa and I became co-owners of Calibre Press, the momentum of the company has accelerated … a lot. Demand for Calibre training has dramatically increased. We revamped the bestselling Street Survival book and released Street Survival II, which was a ...
TV Cop Trivia: Past & Present, Part 2

TV Cop Trivia: Past & Present, Part 2

Without further ado, folks, here are the answers! To see the original trivia article with the questions, click here.  #1. Columbo’s first name was never revealed during the show’s run. However, when he displayed his police ID in one scene (“Dead Weight” Season 1, Episode 3) that ...
VIDEO: Police Shoot Man Armed with Pellet Gun

VIDEO: Police Shoot Man Armed with Pellet Gun

As reported by the NewsObserver.com: Vehicle and body camera videos released Thursday show a Raleigh police officer shot a man who was pointing an apparent weapon at the officer. Officer C.T. Melochik shot Michael Anthony Hendricks Jr., 40, in the stomach May 19 at Quail Ridge ...
The M Word

The M Word

Most first responders run from the idea of meditation nearly as fast as they would run toward the proverbial flames and gunshots of their training. And I get that impulse. The first time I tried meditation I just about lost my mind. The stillness and quiet—beyond oppressive. What was ...
Instilling Purpose

Instilling Purpose

Since my assignment to the training division of our department, I am involved with much of the training conducted, both in-service and new hire. We, like many departments, are hiring at a rate much greater than in the past to fill vacancies. What we have seen, especially in the last ...