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  • Your Winter Wishlist

    By: Jocelyne Terilli
    Winter brings on longer periods of darkness, colder temperatures and challenging weather conditions.  These conditions can change the environment that law enforcement operates in. Cold temperatures means less people (and witnesses) outside and around.  There’s often less opportunity for random crime but criminal activities tend to shift towards more premediated crimes, such as robberies and property crimes. What does this mean for you? Challenging conditions mean it’s essential that you...
  • Considering purchasing a surveillance system? Here’s five questions to help make your decision easier.

    By: Jocelyne Terilli
      Video surveillance offers the ability to objectively document crimes and activity. It has become a valuable tool in law enforcement’s arsenal to fight crime and solve cases. Additionally, video footage is often key evidence in court cases. With technology advances, surveillance has come a long way from the man in a car with a camera and VHS tape recordings. Today, surveillance products produce clear, high-resolution images, live video feeds and recordings with the right technology....
  • Choosing the right trauma kit

    By: Jocelyne Terilli
    Injuries happen quickly and without warning. When they do, you want something at hand so you can command the scene and treat the injured person until they receive medical attention. There’s a couple of different names for them: First Aid Kit, Trauma Kit, or Medical Bag. It sounds confusing about how each one is different and which one you need, but we’re here to help. Our trauma kits are created specifically for law enforcement and military personnel and we’ve reviewed our top three...
  • Bludgeon Defense: Defensive Tactics Technique

    By: Administrator
    Watch and listen as Defensive Tactics instructor Richard Nance discusses ways to defend yourself from an attack with an impact or "bludgeon" weapon, and doing so without getting a broken arm... or cranium.  Street Survival! Bludgeon Defense Video Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry
  • High Risk Stops: Officer Survival Tip of the Week

    By: Administrator
    Watch listen and learn as Lt. Dave Smith (Ret - the infamous JD Buck Savage) discusses high risk traffic stops and some concerns they all carry. (Officer.com) Watch listen and learn as Lt. Dave Smith (Ret - the infamous JD Buck Savage) discusses high risk traffic stops and some concerns they all carry. (Officer.com) Watch High Risk Stops Video HERE Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry  Off Duty Carry and the Family
  • Off Duty Carry & Family: Officer Street Survival Tip

    By: Administrator
    Watch, listen and learn as Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith (ret) talks about carrying a firearm off-duty while you're out and about with your family and what you need to communicate to them for everyone's (your AND their) safety. Watch, listen and learn as Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith (ret) talks about carrying a firearm off-duty while you're out and about with your family and what you need to communicate to them for everyone's (your AND their) safety. Off Duty Carry and Family Video ...
  • Self Defense Video Training

    By: Administrator
    Street Survival Hand-To-Hand Combat Training Videos. Self-Defense Hand-to-Hand Combat - First Strike  Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry Survival Tips: Off Duty Carry
  • Street Survival: Defensive Tactics Technique - Mount Escapes

    By: Administrator
    Watch, listen and learn as defensive tactics instructor Richard Nance describes and demonstrates an effective method for escaping in a ground fighting situation where you've been mounted. Watch Video from Officer.com             Officer Survival: Be Careful Out There Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry  
  • Street Survival Tactics

    By: Administrator
    Defensive Tactics In-Hand Gun Retention Ground: Watch, listen and learn as defensive tactics instructor Richard Nance discusses a dangerous but winnable situation:  Keeping control of your drawn weapon while ground fighting. IN-HAND GUN RETENTION Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry     Officer Survival Techniques
  • Street Survival - Countering the Draw

    By: Administrator
    Watch, listen and learn as defensive tactics instructor Richard Nance discusses and demonstrates a technique for countering a typical concealed carry draw. Countering the Draw: Defensive Tactics Technique Watch, listen and learn as defensive tactics instructor Richard Nance discusses and demonstrates a technique for countering a typical concealed carry draw. Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry Sign Up for Email Alerts for New Blog Posts Daily Mission Against...
  • A police officer’s daily mission against terrorism

    By: Administrator
    Today marks the 12th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Amid the One World Trade Center chaos and catastrophe, many men and women struggled for their lives and many lost. BY SARA SCHREIBER CREATED: SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 Today marks the 12th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Amid the chaos and catastrophe, many men and women struggled for their lives and many lost. Among those who made the ultimate sacrifice were countless public...
  • Street Survival: Defensive Tactics Technique - Takedown Offense

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    Watch, listen and learn as Defensive Tactics Instructor Richard Nance discusses and demonstrates methods for preventing and/or resisting being taken down by a bad guy. Defensive Tactics: Watch, listen and learn as Defensive Tactics Instructor Richard Nance discusses and demonstrates methods for preventing and/or resisting being taken down by a bad guy. Video: Takedown Defense Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry Street Survival: Countering the Draw
  • Officer Survival: Badge Grab - Defensive Tactics Technique

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    Watch, listen and learn as Defensive Tactics instructor Richard Nance talks about the perils of someone grabbing your badge and some simple, easy techniques you can use to mitigate the threat. Badge Grab Video              Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry    
  • Officer Survival Tips-Missing Danger Signs

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    Officer Survival Videos: The Missing Danger Signs, Officer Dave Smith—Officer Survival Instructor Dave Smith, aka JD Buck Savage, discusses one of the 10 deadly errors: Missing danger signs. The Missing Danger Signs Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry  Street Survival Tactics
  • Family Firearm Safety: Officer Survival Tip

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    Watch, listen and learn from the legendary JD "Buck" Savage (internationally known trainer, Lt. Dave Smith (ret) ) as he discusses firearms safety where you and your family are concerned. Connect to the Officer Survival Tip HERE Sign Up For the Latest News from Sirchie & the Forensics Industry Survival Tactic-Mount Escapes