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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

The Killing of Cpl. Bruce MacKay

It doesn’t matter who you are. Bad tactics will get you killed. Now in the civilian context pepper spray is very useful for creating pain to escape but it should never be relied on as something that is guaranteed to

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Posted in Less Lethal, Officer Safety, Training

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

The Murder of Deputy Kyle Wayne Dinkheller

The murder of Kyle Dinkheller is probably one of the worst videos that I have ever seen. It isn’t so much what you see on the video as it is what you hear. The killer, Andrew Brannon, was sentenced to

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Posted in Mindset, Officer Safety, True Crime, Video Analysis

A Deadly Traffic Stop in Arkansas

FBI Summary of the incident A 30-year-old patrol officer with the Trumann Police Department was shot and later died after attempting to make an arrest on April 12. Around 11:30 p.m., the officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation

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Posted in Officer Safety, Video Analysis