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How to radio for backup in a ground fight–
This clip builds on the skills practice in the previous Cutting Edge tactical tip, which discussed getting back up to your feet in a ground fight. This time, the officer drills how to radio for bac...
Peace Story #3: First day, part 2–
For "First Day" part 1, click here.Here I show you exactly what the Chief could and should have said to me had he had the necessary Tactical Training known as Verbal Judo/Tactical Communication!
Peace Story #2: First day, part 1–
In this peace story I narrate my true experience of my first car stop where I Was challenged by the driver to ‘take him out’ and I did! I then received a complaint and the Chief chewed me out. When...
Peace Story #1: Why you need Verbal Judo–
Truly the only area officers have no required training is the one area where they get almost all their complaints—talking to people! Talking under pressure or in difficult situations is not a Natur...
Significant Medical Behavior: Sign & Symptoms of Impending Disaster–
People die suddenly in custody everyday. We watch it on TV. We read it in the paper. We view it on the Internet. The bottom line is that they die. Over the years, these sudden custody deaths have b...
Deployment tactics for 'DD' accuracy–
The more force options you have, the more training you need to ensure proficiency. The purpose of a distractionary device (or "flash bang") is to create a "pause in combat." This pause can be both ...
Peace Story #7: Newspaper and Phone–
A great example of the ‘off-beat’ use of the Practical Appeal we teach in Tac Com. My training Sergeant Bruce Fair showed me a unique way to redirect energy in a domestic dispute. The principle of ...
Peace Story #6: Possessed by the devil!–
“Man Possessed By the Devil” story: a true story that demonstrates how Tactical Communication and Tactical Empathy can save two lives!
Peace Story #5: Card & Hat–
Another great story about a great cop who uses the ‘things at hand’ to bring Peace out of Disorder. Both 4 & 5 demonstrate how brilliant the average officer is, even if he/she doesn’t know it!
Peace Story #4: Notebook & Pen–
Dr. Thompson discusses how an officer uses a pen and paper to calm and control a hysterical person.