Police Work Is Not a Game

Police Work Is Not a Game

To become a police officer you have to pass a written test. Once that’s done then there’s both physical agility and power tests. Next, a significant background investigation is conducted. Finally, a psychological examination, accompanied by a polygraph. Those are the steps that ...
The Killing of Walter Scott

The Killing of Walter Scott

Walter L. Scott, 50, is dead. North Charleston, S.C., Police Officer Michael T. Slager, 33, has been charged with his murder. This flat out looks bad, on every level. At least what we know does, and much remains to be seen. But virtually everything on this video seems to indicate ...
Who Gets to Watch Video When?

Who Gets to Watch Video When?

For 35 years now Calibre Press has believed that the most effective training begins with the dealing of reality. The Street Survival Seminars and other Calibre Press classes constantly use video as a way to engage the audience and incite discussion and assessment. On occasion ...
VIDEO: Taunts Filmed during Arrest

VIDEO: Taunts Filmed during Arrest

So what’s it like to try and take physical control over another human being? Arrest, control, isolate and handcuff someone who doesn’t want to be subjected to any of those? It ain’t easy. (If you don't believe me, watch the video below.) Watching the two hands of one person, ...
Pundit: Take Away Cops’ Guns?

Pundit: Take Away Cops’ Guns?

“What about disarming the (Ferguson) police?”—Ed Schultz On occasion I’m guilty of using the term media too broadly. I don’t like when several in that profession paint a broad stroke about 800,000 cops, so I should be more aware of doing the same. So let’s get specific: ...

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