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 →

23 Feb 2018
February 23, 2018

What’s Missing in Your Training?

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There are of course many facets to a training plan for Law enforcement, Security or Executive Protection Teams. For the sake of this article let’s focus on empty hand tactics. There is almost a limitless amount of combative/defensive tactics/arrest control programs and systems out there. Often times the choices each organization or department is driven.. 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 →