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    There’s a book coming out in May called “Zero...

    There’s a book coming out in May called “Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service” by Carol Leonnig that might be interesting. Amazon recommended it to me and I pre-ordered it.

    There...
  2. I like it really cool when I sleep. In the winter...

    I like it really cool when I sleep. In the winter I set the thermostat at 62.

    In the summer my air conditioning bill is high . . .
  3. Rotating shifts (days to evenings to nights or...

    Rotating shifts (days to evenings to nights or the reverse) will take years off your life. You’re always walking around like a zombie.

    I know people who have been day/evening or evening/night...
  4. No sir, you didn’t miss anything. I didn’t...

    No sir, you didn’t miss anything. I didn’t express myself well and that’s my fault.

    I believe the third officer who was there was a trainee. Depending upon where they are in the training process,...
  5. In America, a hundred times a day, cops get into...

    In America, a hundred times a day, cops get into this exact same situation - - trying to arrest somebody, who is resisting, standing next to the driver’s door of a car.

    A hundred times a day,...
  6. And just because somebody had received training...

    And just because somebody had received training does not mean that they will necessarily perform properly under stress. Some people don’t get “it” regardless of how much training they get
  7. I don’t know the answer to this. Maybe we’ll find...

    I don’t know the answer to this. Maybe we’ll find out in the coming days.

    Did Officer Potter spend her entire career on patrol or did she spend time as a school resource officer or some other...
  8. Training?

    How much in-service training cops get varies widely from department to department and state to state. And year to year depending on staffing and the budget.

    That officer probably received the...
  9. Tasers are a useful tool with limited application...

    Tasers are a useful tool with limited application and effectiveness.

    I think a lot of cops have become too dependent on them, and they don’t even realize it
  10. This is a summary from Wikipedia about “Slip &...

    This is a summary from Wikipedia about “Slip & Capture” error:

    Slips and capture is a type of error that may occur in high-stress situations. It has been described as a phenomenon in the...
  11. Doing a separate use of force or pursuit report...

    Doing a separate use of force or pursuit report for data capture is required by statute in my state. This is a relatively recent thing.

    My agencies (I was working full time in one place and part...
  12. I started as a cop in May of 1981. My whole...

    I started as a cop in May of 1981.

    My whole career, if I pointed a gun at somebody, a report was required to explain why.
  13. Thread: Chauvin trial

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    Failure to render care

    That’s an interesting article
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    Glock 48

    I bought a Glock 48 when they came out a few years ago.

    I had no specific need for it, but I bought one because I support the concept of a single stack G19 sized gun. (I have a Kahr K9, P9 and T9...
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    How often is qualified Immunity actually...

    How often is qualified Immunity actually successfully invoked in cases where the police are sued?
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    “People in high risk professions who have to...

    “People in high risk professions who have to attend mandatory training generally have a much lower level of interest and engagement than those who are enthusiasts who are giving up their own time and...
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    training

    I've probably taken nearly a hundred classes over the last 40 years.

    John Farnam, Massad Ayoob, Jerry Lane, Mike Pannone, Scott Jedlinski, Tom Givens, Chuck Haggard, Max Joseph, Manny Kapelsohn,...
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    So, I’ve worked for one agency full time and...

    So, I’ve worked for one agency full time and three others part time in the last forty years.

    None of them have ever authorized the lateral vascular neck restraint as a technique.

    None of this...
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    So, this is a summary of the George Floyd Justice...

    So, this is a summary of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act I found on Wikipedia (most “news” articles don’t have any detail)


    Grant power to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division...
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    H.R. 1210 if you want to look it up. ...

    H.R. 1210 if you want to look it up.

    Congress.gov says there are 4 co-sponsors so far
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    So. “Tangled Up in Blue” showed up this...

    So. “Tangled Up in Blue” showed up this afternoon. I’ve read the first few chapters and skipped around through the rest of it.

    It reads pretty much like all of the many other police memoirs I’ve...
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    Yeah there is a huge difference between metro...

    Yeah there is a huge difference between metro Chicago and the rest of the State of Illinois
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    Could the “no taser in the back” have been meant...

    Could the “no taser in the back” have been meant to be a prohibition against the drive stun, which doesn’t produce neuro-muscular incapacitation? A drive stun might create pain compliance, but in my...
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    Well I ordered the book and I should have it...

    Well I ordered the book and I should have it tomorrow.

    I’ll read it and report back,
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    Instructing beginners

    Absolutely!
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