Newsletter - recommended reading readingen-us2019-02-16T07:24:21.1943555-06:00K9 Teams - Beyond the Basics of Search and Rescue and Recovery reading&newsletterid=7150011/20/2018 10:18:39 AM<img src="" style="border: 0px solid black; float: left;" width="298" height="501">It has been said that about the only thing two K9 handlers agree about is what a third handler is doing wrong.&nbsp; Whether in search and rescue or cadaver and human remains detection, there's a variety of opinions in how handlers and dogs train and work.<B>WIN: A Memoir of a School Shooting by Gabe Medrano</B> reading&newsletterid=6836910/11/2017 12:00:00 AM<div align="center"><img src="" style="border:0px solid black;" alt="" width="270" height="406"><br></div><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">A Fort Worth Police Officer working as a School Resource Officer and his civilian partner become engaged in a life or death struggle with 2 known gang members. One gang member attacks a civilian employee of the school districts Safety and Security Department while another gang member (while in handcuffs) yells for the other young men with him to attack the Police Officer.<font color="red"><b>Dishonored And Forgotten</font></b> reading&newsletterid=659192/16/2017 12:00:00 AM<div align="center"><img src="" style="border:0px solid black;" width="331" height="448"><br><br><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">The authors team together writing this fictional account of historical events surrounding a police narcotics scandal.&nbsp; In 1953 the Houston Police Department was rocked by corruption at the highest levels.<font color="red"><b>Blood Trails Across Texas</font> reading&newsletterid=594442/22/2016 12:00:00 AM<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="3"><b>Every Investigator Has A Career Case</b><br><br>This is a true crime book documenting multiple cops' career cases.&nbsp; These are short stories written without filler or fluff.<font color="red"><b>Leaving Blue</font> reading&newsletterid=586721/10/2016 12:00:00 AM<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><b>GET WHAT YOU WANT OUT OF LIFE!<br>WITH THE RIGHT TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES, YOU CAN RETIRE WITH PEACE OF MIND.</b><br><br><i>Leaving Blue: 50 Lessons on Retiring Well from Law Enforcement will help you:</i><br>+ Bring order to your current financial situation<br>+ Understand the major financial components of your retirement<br>+ See the power of turbocharging your dollar<br>+ Prepare for milestones on the road to retirement<br><br><i>When you put the tools and techniques from Leaving Blue in place, you will:</i><br>+ Improve your financial situation dramatically<br>+ Experience less stress and frustration<br>+ Enjoy greater freedom in your life<br>+ Achieve more in your life than you ever thought possible<br><br><font color="#000080" face="Geneva, Arial, Sans Serif">Jeff Kikel has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience with workplace retirement plans.&nbsp; He has provided education and financial planning to law enforcement, fire departments, and Fortune 500 companies.<br><br>Joe Serio is a keynote speaker, trainer, and author.<font color="red"><b>Dispatcher Stress</font> reading&newsletterid=5808912/12/2015 12:00:00 AM<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><b>GET WHAT YOU WANT OUT OF LIFE!&nbsp; LEARN HOW TO DE-STRESS TO LEAVE THE JOB AT THE JOB AND HAVE MORE HAPPINESS, PEACE, AND RESILIENCE.</b><br><br>"In one sentence to describe what I thought about your book:&nbsp; I love it !!!<br>Senior PSR Jill Woo,<br>Dispatcher Supervisor LAPD Communications<br><br><b><i>Dispatcher Stress:</i> 50 Lessons on Beating the Burnout will help you:</b><br>* See how daily feelings of stress affect your work<br>* Use simple tools to stop negative thinking<br>* Embrace change for greater resilience<br>* Reconnect with the things that make you happy<br><br><b>When you put the tools and techniques from Dispatcher Stress in place, you will:</b><br><br>*Feel relief from tension, frustration, and insomnia<br>* Be free to do the things you really want to do<br>* Relax in the midst of the toughest challenges<br>*Experience clarity and peace of mind again<br><br>Adam Timm is a trainer, keynote speaker, author, and retired 10-year veteran dispatcher of the LAPD<br><br>Joe Serio is a law enforcement trainer and publisher of the Get the Nerve series of books.<br><br><b><a href=" " target="_blank"> </a></b></font><br><br><img src="" style="border:0px solid black;" height="672" width="454"><br><br><b><font color="red">PreFense - The 90% Advantage</b></font> reading&newsletterid=5030412/26/2014 12:00:00 AMLet's face it; you don't expect your home to be invaded when you're asleep in your bed.&nbsp; You don't expect your kids to be bullied or kidnapped when you send them off to school.<b>Detecting Deception</b> reading&newsletterid=5024212/22/2014 12:00:00 AM<p><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Learn to effectively, accurately &amp; consistently detect deception! Let a highly seasoned and heavily trained "lie detector" teach you:- Conversation techniques that can increase your chances of getting honest information from suspects - The critical difference between "profiling" suspects &amp; "discriminating" - Active listening skills that can prove priceless for information gathering - The importance of paying attention to EVERY SINGLE word a suspect says!<br></font><br><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Sometimes the most elusive thing in law enforcement can be the truth.</font></p><p><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Here's how to find it!</font></p><p><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Investigator Paul S. McCormick, a highly seasoned, heavily trained "lie detector" shares his knowledge of the strategies that peel away layers of deception and reveal the truth.</font></p><p><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Available at:</font></p><p><a href=";ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1419258466&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=detecting+deception" target="_blank"><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></a></p><p><a href="" target="_blank"><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Barnes &amp; Nobel </font></a></p><b>Homicide in Black & White</p> reading&newsletterid=455886/7/2014 12:00:00 AM<font face="times"><img border="0" align="Left" src="" height="250" width="163">When Texas justice fails, an ex-cop teams with a retired Delta Force soldier to ensure that murder doesn't go unpunished .... or does it?</font><div style="font-family: times;"><br>Homicide in Black &amp; White, the first of The Tanner &amp; Thibodaux Action Adventure Series, introduces the two namesakes of the series title as they solve crime and deal with their own demons while seeking justice in a small town.</div><div style="font-family: times;"><br></div><div><font face="times">During their pursuit to reveal the truth, a lingering influence of arcahic dogmas that devalue women and accentuate racial prejudice is revealed.<b>The Park Place Rangers</b> reading&newsletterid=429211/18/2014 12:00:00 AM<p>The Park Place Rangers was the monikor given to a group of officers who worked at the Park Place Police substation in southeast Houston, Texas, from the mid sixties until the station was closed in 1989.</p><p><img border="0" align="left" src="" width="250" height="400">They were sometimes considered a wild and dowdy bunch, but no one ever questioned their dedication to curbing crime, chasing bad guys and having a good time doing it.