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Guardians of the Night – Bouncers

"If you have ever thought about taking on a second job as a bouncer, solider, police officer or a prison guard, you should talk...

Best Practices: Goal-Oriented Training

Many in law enforcement view training as something to try to get out of. Since it’s often seen as a necessary evil, it’s always...

Intelligence and Advance Work

Protecting your client goes way beyond the actual shielding. This article will explain the importance of advance work, and how you can benefit using...

Amateur Assassins and the Threat They Impose

This is not a review for the Donnie Yen movie Bodyguards and Assassins; this is an article about amateur assassins and the threat they...

Best Practices: Stress Management

Stress is an officer’s number one nemesis. During a call, it creates automatic psychological and physiological responses that reduce your effectiveness. Too much stress...

Confidence and Competence

Confidence and Competence, this is one of my favorite topics of conversation. Why, because most people would rather talk a good game than actually...

Best Practices: Wargaming As Training

There is a school of thought that suggests good training is proportionate to the amount of money you spend; the more you spend the...

Using an Assailant’s Aggression to Your Tactical Advantage

In all areas of life where people are involved there is an emotional, mental and physical aspect to it. In a combative encounter we...

Active Shooter Response Training: A Modern Police Necessity

With the advent of Active Shooter Response Training that has developed in response to incidents like the Columbine High School shootings, the law enforcement...

Police Department Knife Regulations and Policy

In today's litigious society no law enforcement agency can afford to overlook the need for administrative and training regulations for any weapon, or potential...

Combating Conditioned Hesitation

To survive confrontations in the kill zone, officers must overcome second-guessing and act quickly and decisively. This article is about combating conditioned hesitation. There are...

Best Practices: Dealing With Citizens Complaints

Dealing with Citizen complaints is not always easy, but treating irate citizens with respect and patience can help you stop serious trouble before it...

Neutralizing The Committed Edged Weapons Attack

This interactive training session is written and designed for operators who are in the face of life threatening situations on a daily basis or...

The Winning Edge: MMA Not Biggest Threat To Officer Safety

Takedowns, holds, and poundings, oh my! Don't pay attention to the man behind the curtain, Dorothy; you're not in Kansas anymore. The man behind the...

Best Practices: Critical Incident Delegation And Documentation

Critical incident delegation and documentation is as important as as the tactical side of an operation and Amaury Murgado explains how it will help...

Best Practices: Developing Training Acronyms

Effective training acronyms and teaching terms can communicate larger concepts in a few letters. Law enforcement officers present a tough audience for trainers and educators....

Knife vs Gun: Inside Six Feet, I’ll Take The Knife

Okay, on the surface, it's an insane statement: if I have to fight someone, hand to hand, I'd rather be armed with a knife...

Best Practices: Maximize Initial Response

This Best Practices article discusses the importance of investing in your first 10 minutes in order to maximize initial response. Borrowing a line from the...

The Winning Edge: Less Is More

Defensive tactics programs and police combatives programs often fail as a system because they encompass a set of techniques instead of following a set...

Best Practices: Effective Decision-Making Based on Defining the Problem

Effective decision-making involves starting out with the right mindset. Decision-making is a basic skill common to all law enforcement officers regardless of position or rank....