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Deadly Force Encounters: What Cops Need to Know to Mentally and Physically Prepare for and Survive a Gunfight

From the Publisher
In a cop's world it's kill or be killed, but the truth of the matter is that a shooting's aftermath is often the most dangerous time for the cop. This unique life- and career-saving manual contains every shred of critical information the police officer needs to survive the media, investigations and more.


Surviving Street Patrol: The Officer's Guide to Safe and Effective Policing

From the Publisher
In this book, veteran San Diego Police Officer Steve Albrecht advises fellow officers of proactive measures they can take on a routine basis to improve their odds of going home in one piece. Whatever the challenge at hand, be it handcuffing noncompliant suspects, preventing suspect escapes, surviving group attacks, fighting on the ground, dodging bullets, protecting homicide scenes or dealing with the media, Albrecht has time-tested advice for handling it safely and effectively. In addition, on topics such as managing meth freaks; responding to domestic violence calls; avoiding AIDS, TB and other killers during searches; attending to the elderly; investigating rapes; and more, he offers invaluable insight on balancing compassion and integrity with aggressive, professional policing. This book will serve as a valuable learning tool for those street cops who, regardless of the size of their beat, agency, county or city, are out there on the front lines every day, putting their lives on the line while trying to do the right thing.

Streetwork: The Way to Police Officer Safety and Survival

From the Publisher
The margin for error for a policeman is measured by his life, so his on-the-job training never ends. In this practical approach to policing, the author shares survival tips and techniques for all cops regardless of the size of the precinct or length of service. A must for anyone interested in surviving the wildlife of today's streets.

 Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Burglary Calls: Back to the Basics
Chapter 2: Child Abuse Crime: Case Handling Techniques
Chapter 3: Contact & Cover: Tactics for Effective Suspect Control
Chapter 4: The Cord-Cuff Restraint
Chapter 5: Courts and Re

  Crisis Negotiations: Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections

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This text details principles and techniques of hostage negotiations and presents real-life experiences of professional negotiators. Situations covered include barricaded subject incidents, suicide attempts which endanger others, domestic incidents, prison and jail riots, stalking incidents, violence in the workplace, and school violence. Bargaining and crisis intervention, stress management, the Stockholm Syndrome, and hostage negotiating equipment are covered. Many recent cases are discussed, including Waco and Columbine High School. McMains is affiliated with the San Antonio Police Department. Mullins is affiliated with Southwest Texas State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (




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