Holiday Survival: A First Responder’s Primer

Holiday Survival: A First Responder’s Primer

Editor's note: This blog originally appeared on Cordico.com and appears here with permission. It’s that time of the year again when friends and family gather for the holidays. Sharing the company of those we love and care about, the warmth of the season, is a joyous occasion—at ...
10 Reasons Cops are Stressed

10 Reasons Cops are Stressed

A number of years ago, Utah Peace Officer Magazine published the following article and granted Calibre Press permission to share it in our Street Survival Course Workbook. We felt now was a great time to share it again. The beginning of the piece reminded us of a tee shirt we ...
9 Ways to Avoid Hopelessness

9 Ways to Avoid Hopelessness

What a time. Policing is stressful enough, and now this. Cops everywhere are needing to deal with the nervous, pressurized public while simultaneously dealing with their own personal challenges that have been exacerbated by the coronavirus situation. It’s not out of the realm ...
Are Today’s Officers Ready for a Fight?

Are Today’s Officers Ready for a Fight?

Calibre readers weigh in. Last week, Calibre Press columnist Shane McSheehy’s article, Have You Ever Been Punched in the Face? questioned whether today’s younger officers are really prepared for a fight. The query is one Shane actually uses in his training. “It’s a fairly straight ...