The number of documented gang members in all of the United Sates has been increasing. For example Austin, Texas has increased about 36 percent since 2010, and law enforcement officials say they are concerned about the connection to Mexican drug cartels.
It is a potato right now with every training company getting on board to teach the first responder what they need! I would like to offer a note of CAUTION. True, there are many courses now available to assist the first responder deal with a situation involving an active shooter, but wait, what are these courses [...]
Half of men and women in western society with serious coronary artery disease experience their first signs of the disease in a dramatic way—sudden cardiac arrest. Whether a victim lives or dies at this point depends on whether the collapse is witnessed, if the people who are there are trained and willing to perform CPR, [...]
This story is for the small town law enforcement officers, but it involves some important lessons that everyone can learn from. I’d like to share with you a story on how a stupid mistake nearly turned disastrous for me. Although stupid, it brings several different things to the table that I’d like to discuss.
It’s Better to Have It And Not Need It… As a newer officer, many of my co-workers have poked fun at me over the amount of gear I carry on my belt. My response is always simple; it’s better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it. I have [...]