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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Alabama Officer Suffers Multiple Spine Fractures

February 24, 2012 | 12

A Summerdale, Alabama police officer has been hospitalized in a single vehicle crash. According to Chief Eddie Ingram of the Summerdale Police Department, Officer Terry Fent was on his way to a training session on Saturday, February … Read More

Washington State Trooper Shot Dead

February 24, 2012 | 11

At about 1:00 am on Thursday, February 23, 2012, a Washington State Trooper made a routine traffic stop. This is something that any police officer would do at any time during the course of his shift.  The … Read More

9/11 Cancer Cells

February 23, 2012 | 4

The World Trade Center Health Program’s Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee seems poised this week to advise that certain cancers be covered under the terms of the Zadroga Act. The Zadroga Act was named for NYPD detective James Zadroga, a … Read More

Counter-Terrorism From Behind the Scenes

February 23, 2012 |

I recently returned from another counter-terrorism training event in Israel hosted by Marc Kahlberg, a retired Israeli National Police officer. As a law enforcement trainer, I brought another delegation of American first responders to Israel. This program … Read More

Stray Bullet from Mexico Hits US Resident

February 23, 2012 |

A stray bullet hit a 48 year old Mexican national pushing a baby carriage in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday.  The woman, who was in the United States legally, was taken to the hospital for medical treatment … Read More

Law Enforcement Knives: Training Must be Simple and Direct

February 22, 2012 |

Knife training needs to be simple and direct, especially for law enforcement where the object is self defense response (SDR) with a knife. It’s not like learning a martial art. Martial arts are a labor of love … Read More

Creating Spellbinding Lectures

February 22, 2012 |

are the backbone of the education system in America, and the police academy is no exception. While I like to highlight the increased value of active learning, the lecture will always have a place in the learning process. Lecture … Read More

Rapist to be Set Free

February 22, 2012 | 2

Brian Brockington is being held on Riker’s Island in New York City, but not for long. Brockington has been a suspect in three rape cases.  The first case he is accused in involved a sexual attack on … Read More

REMEMBERING THE PARK HOTEL BOMBING PASSOVER 27 March, 2002

February 21, 2012 |

If my story through the eyes of the Israeli people and especially the first responders has a real meaning and theme over the last Decade, it is surely one of silence, one of heroism, one of patience, … Read More

Last Day for This Chaplain

February 21, 2012 | 6

I knew this day would come. When I got the e-mail from the Chief telling me to come in to see him, I knew it was not good news.  He had already mentioned ending the chaplain program … Read More