Category Archives: Free Field Training Podcast

When it comes to Security and Law Enforcement Procedures, there’s no such thing as too much information. It doesn’t always come fast, but it’s ALWAYS FREE! Join veteran Police Officer Tommy Mottl and learn more about vital building blocks when it comes to security and law enforcement.

A Cop’s First Time…



In police work we say there are some things you will see that you just can’t unsee. Things that will change you, profoundly impact you, and the way you look at the world. Sometimes for the better, but often for the worse. I’ve seen many things over the years that I just can’t unsee. But, … Continue reading A Cop’s First Time…


Stress: Passing The POLICE Oral Board



Testing. It’s something that not everyone does well. When you consider that the people that are testing you are in charge of people that will be instituting the fundamentals of law enforcement to YOU, as you attempt to enter a truly special circle of responsibility – the stress compiles fast. Look, you have to be … Continue reading Stress: Passing The POLICE Oral Board


The Fugitive (1993) – A Perspective Review



A man – a famous one, a surgeon that’s murdered his wife – on the run. The city of Chicago. Law Enforcement on his heels for 2 hours and 10 minutes – non-stop. 1993’s “The Fugitive” starring Harrison Ford was one of the most popular movies that year and continues to satisfy to this day. … Continue reading The Fugitive (1993) – A Perspective Review


How to Spot Police Impersonators (and What to Do…)



There are few things more aggravating for those in security in law enforcement than those who take time to fake that they are one. The responsibility imparted to those in security and law enforcement isn’t just “given” – it’s earned. Check out what Officer Tommy provides you in identifying and what to do when/if you … Continue reading How to Spot Police Impersonators (and What to Do…)


Code of Silence (1985) – A Perspective Review



The sprawling city of Chicago. A bad cop. A dead kid… and Chuck Norris? There’s something magnetic about Chuck Norris. It’s why we can all quote one of a million quotes where Chuck Norris Doesn’t Do Push Ups – He Pushes the World DOWN. The memories of the best Chuck Norris quotes are good but … Continue reading Code of Silence (1985) – A Perspective Review


Parking Tickets – How They REALLY Work…



We’ve all gotten’em. We’ve all paid the fines associated with ’em – well, almost everyone. Are you curious about Parking Tickets? Wonder if the system is rigged against you or against those who are “poor?” Think there’s a time a time of the month that they’re issued more liberally? There’s only one way to find … Continue reading Parking Tickets – How They REALLY Work…


Are Security Guards Doing Too Much?



Personnel in the Security industry can always learn something new when it comes to interacting and working with members of the local police department when they arrive on-scene. You might think that the details are obvious but there’s a lot more to making the experience beneficial for all. Check out some great details generated by experience … Continue reading Are Security Guards Doing Too Much?


Thieves in Law Enforcement – But Not the Ones You’re Thinking of…



Being a new member of any law enforcement is already filled with perils of all kinds. Who’d have thought that you’d have to anticipate raising the shields from those around you? There are MANY reasons to be careful when it comes to thieves that get dollars in their eyes when they know someone “new” has … Continue reading Thieves in Law Enforcement – But Not the Ones You’re Thinking of…


Why Cops Use .40



The debate is a regular one, but the details, numbers and statistics make the choice clear. Be sure to listen to this episode of The Free Field Training Podcast to learn why “Cops Use .40…” The Free Field Training Podcast Links Bar:  Subscribe via iTunes |  Subscribe via RSS Feed |  Facebook Page |    Instagram … Continue reading Why Cops Use .40


Public Safety Representatives Unloading Guns…



While you may think that unloading a gun (whether it be a revolver or semi-automatic variety, etc) is “easy” the fact is that you will eventually meet someone inside of the Public Safety Personnel crowd that do not know how to accomplish this. Check out some great tips, tricks and details on how to ensure … Continue reading Public Safety Representatives Unloading Guns…