Modern day police look like Stormtroopers – rifles, armour, super-ninja-cool thigh holsters. They look like they just walked off a patrol in Aleppo. There’s this debate between “cops should look like the army” and “cops should look like community service kumbaya singers”. This article explains why police really do need to be a standing army… Continue reading Do police need to be heavily armed? Here’s what nobody else will tell you – the truth you haven’t heard
Short answer? If you’re worried about the answer, then it already has. Most people view violence like they do hard-core porn* – they can’t define it, but they know it when they see it. So give it a try … what is violence? Can you define it? Perhaps it’s not quite what you… Continue reading How do I know when the violence is going to start?
Would you like to know how to get rid of stress? Want to know what causes it? Even better, want to know how to control and end it? This is one of the things I’ve learnt over the past year or so to realise that I am the only person who controls my happiness and… Continue reading This is how you defend yourself from stress
TL:DR – do you know the different scripts that violence can follow? Good. When violence is following the “Safe” scripts, there’s a minimal chance of injury, and a maximum chance of getting away without things turning violent. There’s no real need to hit the guy unless you screw up. When you see the “dangerous” violence… Continue reading How do I know when to hit him?