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JUST RELEASED: Dramatic footage of attack & disarming of deputy

Sep 06, 2019 in Uncategorized
By: Calibre Press

What are your training points? https://youtu.be/MGFY-133caA A San Bernardino Co. Sheriff’s deputy was beaten and disarmed this week after responding to a domestic call. Footage of the incident has just been released. The 21-year-old suspect, whose mother called the police to have him removed from her home, beat the deputy, seized her gun and opened fire as she ran for cover. The deputy was not hit but sustained non-life-threatening injuries... Full Article »

Happy Labor Day!

Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized
By: Calibre Press

From all of us at Calibre Press - Have a great, and safe, holiday!... Full Article »

Off-Duty & Retired Cop Carry Considerations

Aug 23, 2019 in Education & Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival
By: Calibre Press

In the new training textbook, Street Survival II, published by Calibre Press, co-authors Chuck Remsberg, Lt. Dan Marcou and Lt. Jim Glennon share some important off-duty carry considerations for both active and retired officers. Here’s what they have to say: If you carry off duty, there are some critical realities to keep in mind. In most cases: - You don’t have a radio. - You don’t have immediate backup. - You’re not wearing ... Full Article »

Suicide By Cop: 15 warning signs that you might be involved

Aug 21, 2019 in Defensive Tactics & Education & Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Training
By: Calibre Press

One of the worst nightmares in law enforcement is a "suicide by cop" situation. These highly pressurized, seemingly no-win incidents threaten you tactically, emotionally and should the shooting end up in court -- and it likely will -- possibly even legally and professionally. Dr. Barry Perrou, Psy.D, a former crisis negotiation team commander, is a leading expert on the suicide by cop phenomenon. He served as a contributor to a book, "Suicide ... Full Article »

Podcast Features National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame

Aug 14, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Uncategorized
By: Calibre Press

Popular iHeart Radio personality, Fred LeFebvre, recently featured the new National Law Enforcement Hall of Fame in his Morning News Podcast. During an in-studio interview at WSPD studios in Toledo, LeFebvre spoke with original founders, Megan Stockburger, and Adam Davenport. Among other things, the interview focused on the organization’s partnership with Calibre Press. “After meeting Megan and Adam earlier this year and discussing t... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Shooting at Dog Hits Woman

Aug 05, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

A woman, identified as 30-year-old Margarita Brooks, was shot and killed as an Arlington, Texas, police officer sought to check on her welfare. As the officer approached the woman on a grassy strip on Thursday, Aug. 1, around 5:20 p.m., he called out to her. And as he did, an aggressive dog charged. The officer ran backward, retrieved his firearm, and shot at the animal, allegedly grazing it, and deterring its approach. Unfortunately, at le... Full Article »

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Aug 01, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today
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BODYCAM: Grandmother Kicks Officer, Gets Tased

Aug 01, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by KansasCity.com: An Oklahoma cop tried to get a driver to sign an $80 ticket for a broken tail light this month, but the driver refused — and body camera footage obtained by TV station KOCO captured the aggressive, startling scene that unfolded next. “I don’t think that I deserve to pay $80 for something that is fixable — and I can fix it, if that’s all you want me to do,” 65-year-old driver Debra Hamil told a Cashio... Full Article »

BODYCAM: N.J. Officer Shoots Aggressive Dog

Jul 30, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

From NBCNewYork.com:  A New Jersey police officer is seen on bodycam footage shooting a dog that charged at him while on the street. Officer Emanuel Rivera was on Tall Oaks Drive Saturday afternoon after someone in Vernon Township called the police about an aggressive dog on the loose. The cop asked neighbors in the area about a dog, and some said the pet — named Hiro — had lived with a family on the street for three years and was friendly... Full Article »

VIDEO: NYPD Officers Doused in 2 Separate Incidents

Jul 23, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

From CBSNews.com:  Videos showing New York City police officers being doused with water while responding to calls over the weekend have gone viral online – and sparked widespread outrage in the city. One video, taken in Harlem over the weekend, shows two officers being doused with water and pelted with empty buckets while making an arrest.  NYPD Chief Terrence Monahan responded to the incident on Twitter. "The videos of cops being doused wi... Full Article »

10 Ways to Avoid Being Tracked Down at Home

Jul 22, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today
By: Calibre Press

[Publisher's Note: ILEETA members will get 10% off Street Survival II: Tactics for Deadly Force Encounters if you use code: ILEETA10 at check out. To order, click here.] If you’re like many officers, the idea of being stalked and harassed at home by someone you’ve arrested or someone who has a problem with law enforcement in general may be relatively low on your list of concerns. However, it can happen and it’s something you should activ... Full Article »

The Best of the Best

Jul 19, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Training
By: Calibre Press

Calibre Press is proud to be partnered with the National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame, which recognizes and acknowledges the overwhelming spirit of American law enforcement: courage, compassion, dedication, and commitment to service. As Calibre Press co-founder Chuck Remsberg put it, “The behind-the-scenes professionalism with which the selection process was run was remarkable, and the induction ceremony was among the most moving and m... Full Article »

VIDEO: Fatal Police Shooting on Anaheim Freeway

Jul 18, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by KTLA.com: Body camera video released Friday by Fullerton police shows that the 17-year-old girl killed in a police shooting on an Anaheim freeway had exited her vehicle and was holding a fake gun, according to police. Hannah Williams can only briefly be seen outside the gray rental SUV she was in before she's shot on the eastbound 91 Freeway near Kraemer Boulevard on July 5. Fullerton police say the replica Beretta later found ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Football Player vs. Cop

Jul 10, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

Malik McDowell is 6'6'' tall and he weighs 300 lbs. He played football for Michigan State and was a 2nd round draft pick for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2017. He was stopped for speeding and erratic driving in February by a police officer purported to be 5'5'' and 5'7'', weighing between 150 - 170 lbs. by some reports. McDowell is easily a foot taller and over 100 plus pounds heavier than the Lathrop, Michigan police officer who pulled him ove... Full Article »

VIDEO: Police Shoot Escapee during Domestic Call

Jul 09, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by the Gazette:  Two Colorado Springs police officers will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a man in April while investigating a reported assault, the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Officers Colton Graham and Thomas Walling were justified in using deadly force because they believed Jonathan Patzel, 29, was going to attack them, the DA’s Office said. State law allows officers to use deadly f... Full Article »

10 Non-Verbals All Officers Should Be Able to Recognize & Interpret

Jul 05, 2019 in Fitness & Health & Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training
By: Calibre Press

[Note: The following information is taken from the new training textbook, Street Survival II. ILEETA members will receive a 10% discount on this title if you use the code: ILEETA10 at check out. To order, click here.] When it comes to securing and maintaining your tactical advantage, the ability to recognize and interpret non-verbal communication when dealing with potentially troublesome subjects can be one of the most powerful officer safety ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Stabbed with Screwdriver

Jul 03, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

From Cleveland19.com: The Sugarcreek police officer stabbed with a screwdriver Wednesday is in stable condition in the ICU at Akron General Hospital. Sugarcreek police said Captain Brian Dalton was attacked by a truck driver around 10 a.m. in the 100 block of 2nd NW, near the feed building at TMK Farm Service. Dalton then shot and killed the truck driver. The truck driver’s name has not been released yet. Dalton has been a police officer s... Full Article »

VIDEO: Man Attacks Officer, Grabs His Gun

Jul 02, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

Athens-Clarke County, Ga.: “Just do it!”  That’s what Aaron Hong, 23, screamed at two police officers as he advanced on them while clutching a knife. The fatal shooting happened Monday after officers responded to multiple calls concerning a man holding a knife, acting “erratically” and covered in blood. The officers drew their sidearms and told Hong over 30 times to drop the knife as they backed away from his aggressive advance.  Eve... Full Article »

VIDEO: Deputy Dragged, Shoots at SUV Driver

Jul 01, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by ClickOrlando.com: A man who ran from authorities during a traffic stop Saturday has been arrested, investigators said. Rocky Money Rudolph Jr., 38, now faces charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement official and aggravated assault after he dragged a Seminole County deputy toward I-4. Deputies arrested Rudolph after he was found inside a car driving along Lake Mary Boulevard around 5 p.m. Deputies say they believe the ca... Full Article »

BODYCAM: OIS in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Jun 28, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by Kchron4.com:  The Walnut Creek Police Department has released body cam footage that shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of Miles Hall earlier this month.  Miles Hall was fatally shot by Walnut Creek police on June 2. Police had responded to Sandra Court after receiving 911 calls reporting Hall was threatening his mother and grandmother.  When police arrived, they found Hall carrying what appeared to be a crowb... Full Article »