LE: How Has Being a Cop Changed You?

LE: How Has Being a Cop Changed You?   By Rob Shaul & Charles Bausman   We started fitness programming for Law Enforcement Officers in 2012 and in the years since  have spent time working with individual officers and traveled to work with groups of officers and small units. Over that time our respect for law enforcement […]

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Ian McCammon Interview, Part 2

By Rob Shaul and Lindsay Mann Background: In an August article, we asked if there was a better way to teach the Heuristic Traps common in many avalanche accidents. In September, we decided to reach out to the expert – Avalanche researcher Dr. Ian McCammon, who’s 2004 study, Heuristic Traps in Recreational Avalanche Accidents: Evidence and […]

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Ian McCammon Interview, Part 1

By Rob Shaul and Lindsay Mann Background: In an August article, we asked if there was a better way to teach the Heuristic Traps common in many avalanche accidents. In September, we decided to reach out to the expert – Avalanche researcher Dr. Ian McCammon, who’s 2004 study, Heuristic Traps in Recreational Avalanche Accidents: Evidence and […]

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Active Shooter Response – Follow Up

By Charles Bausman Last week we dove in to the roles and capabilities of law enforcement response to active shooters. By profiling the attacks in San Bernardino, Orlando, Dallas, and Paris, we were able to provide a snapshot of the tactics utilized by the shooters as well as the methods of response by Police. Click […]

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Active Shooters: Patrol tasked to respond, but are they out-gunned, under-equipped, and under-trained? And what does this mean for SWAT?

By Charles Bausman & Rob Shaul Motivations behind active shooter attacks vary, but the tactics are similar. One to two active shooters, armed with semi-automatic rifles and semi-automatic pistols, select a densely populated location. Specific victims are not necessarily pre-selected, but rather a segment population is targeted based on the shooter’s selected location. Following a period […]

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