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Why Are We Doing This?

The class just won’t end. Looking at the clock for what seems to be the millionth time shows that it has moved only mere seconds since the last time I looked at it. “So, this is what it feels like? This is what is feels like to be bored to

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Have an Exit Plan

“Warren, this patrol car is a coffin. Once you stop a car you need to be getting out ASAP.” The words of my FTO from so long ago still echo in my mind when I think of the dangers associated with traffic stops. Without a doubt, patrol vehicles can be

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Now Finish It!

We love America! All of our Command Presence Instructors are either current or former law enforcement officers and many are military veterans. We believe that America is the greatest country on earth, and we are blessed to live here. So, we definitely enjoyed the 4th of July holiday and celebrated

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Be Sure You’re Reaching Your Audience

Government budgets are taking a hit – correction, a big hit. One of the byproducts of this economic fallout, created in large part by the Covid pandemic, is the reduction of police training budgets. Of course, it seems that training budgets always take a hit when money is taken away

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Losing and Winning

I remember clearly my high school basketball coach speaking (yelling?) to us during a timeout. You see, we were ahead by a sizable score to begin the second half. Yet, here we were in the fourth quarter barely holding on to our lead. The reason – we had slowed down

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Avoid the Corners

“…officers then kicked him repeatedly and beat him with batons for a reported 15 minutes. The video showed that more than a dozen cops stood by, watching and commenting on the beating.” “Residents set fires, looted and destroyed liquor stores, grocery stores, retail shops and fast food restaurants.” Are these

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