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Raw Video: Body cam captures police officer’s last moments

Here is the back story behind this incident from It was the intense pain and four nights without sleep, not the police officer or any psychosis, that drove him to pull the trigger. That’s what friends believe caused Robert W. Smith  to

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Posted in Awareness, Officer Safety

The Ogden Utah Shootout

Lessons from the Ogden Utah Shootout Tactical Intelligence Mentally map out places that you go to frequently Ask yourself “If I were a criminal, where would I ambush me?” Map out your home and determine what the most likely points

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Posted in Awareness, Home Defense, Mindset, Officer Safety, Tactics

A Nightmare in Pittsburgh

Observations Dangers of Domestic Disputes Domestic Disputes are incredibly dangerous situations for police officers since emotional states are elevated and the officer may or may not have the relationship back story of the parties involved Even with a back story, there is

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Posted in Home Defense, Mindset, Officer Safety, Rifles

Officer Down: The Legacy of Lakewood

Officer Down: The Legacy of Lakewood Thursday, August 18, 2011 by Brian McKenna The four Lakewood officers drifted into the coffee shop one at a time. The day had started out poorly when, at the beginning of the shift, most

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Posted in Awareness, Handguns, Mindset, Officer Safety

Shootout in Northern California

Above is video of a shootout that resulted in the death of  Yolo County Deputy Tony Diaz. The killer Marco Topete has since been convicted and is currently incarcerated. Observations: Notice how Marco Topete pointed his car in a direction to

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Posted in Tactics, True Crime, Video Analysis