Should kids talk to Strangers?

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN STRANGER DANGER! WHY “NEVER TALK TO STRANGERS” IS WRONG At Tactical Tangents, one of our goals is to take long-held ideas or beliefs that drive our decision making, and apply a layer of scrutiny to them in the...

Context in Use of Force

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN CONTEXT IN USE OF FORCE DECISIONS Humans make a subconscious assessment of a problem when they choose a solution, and that subtlety cannot be overlooked in training. Last year, we ran a training scenario at my agency...
On Leadership, Vol. 1

On Leadership, Vol. 1

EPISODE 23 ON LEADERSHIP, VOLUME 1 Join our Email list for the Fast Transients bulletin and important updates. It's Free! Success! First Name Last Name Email Sounds good, keep me posted! Reconciling Lethal Force 0 CommentsA police officer on the east coast was...

No-Knock Search Warrants

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN   NO-KNOCK SEARCH WARRANTS Police officers will sometimes ask a magistrate for permission to serve a warrant unannounced, which often involves the forcible entry into a home during a criminal investigation. The judge...

Trauma Updates 2018

FAST TRANSIENTS THE TACTICAL TANGENTS BULLETIN 2018 SOUTHWEST TRAUMA CONFERENCE I spent the last couple days at the Southwest Regional Trauma Conference and wanted to share a few notes. The conference chairman is Dr. Andy Tang, the Trauma Director of Banner UMC in...