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Team SOP for Deploying Distraction Devices

By Ron Yanor

There are many rules that must be followed when making an entry that involves a flashbang. What is the right procedure and what do you do if the flashbang is a dud? This article covers everything you should know to perform this safely and quickly.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Supervisory Response to the Active Shooter

By Scott Oldham

The initial officer’s response to a large-scale event has been firmly established in most agencies. But it is also crucial to train first line supervisors—who will be present in the immediate timeline of critical events—how to respond to the vast array of possible situations that might confront them.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Decision Making

By Jim Polan

Decision making is the most important part of a tactical team’s strategy, and this responsibility falls on command staff. It is important that the team leader has the knowledge and experience to make the right decision regarding whether or not dynamic entry is the safest option available. Entry should usually be considered as a last resort, as it can put the team’s safety at risk.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2011)
 
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