19 Dec 2018
December 19, 2018

Do You Even OSINT?

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Just like they tell you not to do, I am going to do it.  I’m starting off with a solid disclaimer this area is not my specialty nor is it my passion.  I do have a bit of experience in this area and, after speaking with some colleagues, was convinced to put a little something together. .. read more →

20 Nov 2018
November 20, 2018

Word Of The Year – De-escalation

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For many in the world of law enforcement, the word of the year is “de-escalation”. This word has been thrown around so much this year that every time I hear it the words of Yogi Berra – “It’s déjà vu all over again.”   Photo credit to NY Daily Times Entities like the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) have doubled down.. read more →

Personal preservation, for the purposes of this article, refers to one’s ability to keep themselves safe at all costs. I have been teaching my Personal Preservation Course to many companies both large and small since 2011. I am pleasantly surprised that more and more people are beginning to take personal security very seriously. So one.. read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

EPT Training And The Poisoned Chalice

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Sometimes we can get caught up in the latest trend of a particular aspect of training only to our detriment. This can often lead to a “Poisoned Chalice” situation where it looks very good when you first get it, only to do great harm in the long run.  Nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed.. read more →

20 Nov 2016
November 20, 2016

Mental Mindset

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Mental Mindset (aggressive, going to fight until you win or your threat is negated) Game plan? Are you going to strike then run? Are there multiple opponents? Which one are you going after first? Method? How are you going to effect your assault? What techniques or principles are you planning to rely on? Weapons? Do.. read more →