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67: How to think like a Tactician

Tactical Tangents

Release Date: 06/15/2020

70: Officer Isaac has an announcement to make... From LE to ?  show art 70: Officer Isaac has an announcement to make... From LE to ?

Tactical Tangents

We have been following our buddy Isaac's career into law enforcement and it turns out, he's got big news about where his career is headed. Hear what his plans are, what his favorite stories as a cop has been, and what advice he would give to someone new to the profession. 

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69: Killing Grossman: Understanding On Combat and On Killing show art 69: Killing Grossman: Understanding On Combat and On Killing

Tactical Tangents

LTC Dave Grossman's books On Combat and On Killing were some of the first attempts to help people understand the psychological experience of killing from the perspective the armed forces and survival-oriented crowds, but because they were such early works some of his theories don't hold up long-term. We discuss these issues and how the tactical telephone game and caricature views of violence through things like Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs can be problematic. 

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68: It's Your Platoon: US Army Combat Engineering Lt. Dave show art 68: It's Your Platoon: US Army Combat Engineering Lt. Dave

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Jim interviews Lt Dave from the US Army about his experiences as a young officer and what it means to lead troops and face off the Russians in Eastern Europe in the "new" Cold War. He talks about his relationship with senior NCOs, the differences between different commissioning sources, and how his job as a Combat Engineering Officer fits into the big picture for large scale combat operations.  

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Tactical Tangents

The point of this podcast is to help you, the "tactician," apply critical thinking and problem solving to things like shooting, driving, fighting, and other skills so you can overcome any survival situation you find yourself in. Whatever the situation, your job needs to be focused around these core principles so you can fight effectively and win. 

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66: You can't handle the truth! What Police Officers Need To Know About Going to Court, and How Police and Prosecutors Can Restore Public Trust show art 66: You can't handle the truth! What Police Officers Need To Know About Going to Court, and How Police and Prosecutors Can Restore Public Trust

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Chief Criminal Deputy County Attorney Jonathan Mosher (Pima County, Arizona) and Homicide Detective Josh Cheek share their lessons learned from taking serious violent offenders to trial and how police officers can be better witnesses. We also discuss the importance of establishing and retaining public trust by the way we investigate and prosecute crimes. Other Tangents include some commentary on the War on Drugs, the CSI effect, and considerations for arrest and charging decisions for law enforcement.

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65: First Steps In Fitness, For Those Who Don't Fitness Good show art 65: First Steps In Fitness, For Those Who Don't Fitness Good

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This episode isn’t for hardcore fitness gurus, it’s for people who realize they need to get off the couch, watch what they eat, and take those first steps toward getting in shape. We address fitness from the beginning for those who don’t fitness good. These are the first things you need to know about losing weight and getting in shape. It starts with getting over the mental hurdles you put in your own way, and then setting manageable goals and expectations.

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64: 64: "911, What's Your Emergency?" Calling for help: Dos and Don'ts

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Mike explains how the 911 systems work in a way that is helpful to both first responders and those who need help. There are a lot of ways we lose information in the call taking process so make sure your emergency call renders the response you need. We also talk about when to call and ways to communicate covertly with a dispatcher. 

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63: The Honorable Judge Edward 63: The Honorable Judge Edward "Ned" Lee: Cop, Concealed Carrier, Infantry Commander, Leadership Guru.

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Enjoy our interview with Veteran, Infantry Commander, Police Officer, former District Attorney, and leadership guru Judge Edward "Ned" Lee. Judge Lee recently retired after 28 years on the bench in California's Superior Court. Hear his stories and lessons from a distinct and varied background in the criminal justice system. 

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62: Punch him in the face! Lessons from Law Enforcement Fights show art 62: Punch him in the face! Lessons from Law Enforcement Fights

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Jim asks Mike about a handful of fights that he's been in as a police officer. Mike talks about his experiences early in life and how they led to him becoming a cop. This is not a complete police use of force episode but we scratch the surface and cover the basics. We also help apply those principles to self-defense. We touch briefly on de-escalation training and case law. Like what we’re doing? Head over to Patreon and give us a buck for each new episode.

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61: LA Riots and Civil Unrest show art 61: LA Riots and Civil Unrest

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Mike and Jim give a rundown of the Los Angeles Riots and discuss the warning signs and implications of mass civil unrest. We also look into the term 'Boogaloo' making the rounds on the internet.

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At Tactical Tangents, we talk a lot about "People Ideas Hardware" and how to apply that formula to making critical decisions in tactical situations. The point of this podcast is to help you, the "tactician," apply critical thinking and problem solving to things like shooting, driving, fighting, and other skills so you can overcome any survival situation you find yourself in. That might be a concealed carry/self-defense scenario, it could be tactical situations in law enforcement or the military, or how you approach disaster preparation. Whatever the situation, your job needs to be focused around these core principles so you can fight effectively and win. 

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