Post-Shooting Tips to Ease the Aftermath

Post-Shooting Tips to Ease the Aftermath

A shooting incident is extraordinarily tense in a multitude of ways. That tension doesn’t stop after the smoke clears. Here are a few things to keep in mind that can help reduce trauma after an OIS. Watch the little things that can make a big difference. In Chuck Remsberg's book, ...
When it Goes Down in the Dark, Are You Ready?

When it Goes Down in the Dark, Are You Ready?

The majority of armed confrontations occur in low light conditions. Are you training for that reality? A presenter at a national training symposium appealed to trainers and rangemasters to ensure that their facilities are equipped for nighttime work and suggested that if necessary, ...
Are you Making the Worst Decision of Your Life?

Are you Making the Worst Decision of Your Life?

As made crystal clear in Calibre’s Street Survival II book, one of the most critical cardinal rules of officer survival is to wear your vest. Sounds obvious, but it’s a fact: Some officers don’t wear them. The list of justifications is long - and dangerous. “It’s uncomfortable.” ...
12 Steps to Being the 5%

12 Steps to Being the 5%

What is it to be a part of the 5%? It’s an exceptional officer who is committed to outstanding performance on the job…and in life. It’s an officer who is motivated, proactive and dedicated to peak performance through a steady regime of training and education. It’s an officer ...