Added by Kenneth Mescall on July 3, 2012 at 1:15am — 1 Comment
I got to spend the day attending Kim Heath's Rifle 104 class for seven hours of trigger time and quality instruction.
We began by firing single rounds downrange and then taking a step back to warm up. We then moved on to lateral movement drills as standing still while shooting should feel ackward to police officers. Then it was on to malfunction clearing drills, transitioning from rifle to pistol, shown some alternative ways to hold the rifle, did some weak hand shooting…Continue
Added by Kenneth Mescall on April 6, 2012 at 7:58am — 2 Comments
Did anybody know that some police officers from the south suburbs have taken it upon themselves to rent some warehouse space and convert it into a police training faculty? Neither did I , yet in Blue Island such a place exists. This past weekend they hosted a three hour class on The Psychology of Officer Involved Shootings.
We began with a review of the use of force, talking about state law and…
Added by Kenneth Mescall on November 17, 2011 at 7:20pm — 1 Comment
This past week, the WTA sponsored me to attend a three day course held by The Illinois Tactical Officers Association (ITOA) entitled MacTac- Multiple Assault Counter Terrorist Action Capabilities. The goal of this course is to introduce small unit tactics to the patrol officer,so that we will better be able to engage in fire fights with multiple offenders as a unit using a long gun.
Using the examples of Columbine and Fort Hood, authorities and found that the longer you allow…Continue
Added by Kenneth Mescall on November 5, 2011 at 12:26am — No Comments
Added by Kenneth Mescall on September 10, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments