Video Review and Training Development

How do we best extrapolate training from the video evidence of a critical incident?  Simply stated, when we review a video and we do not have all of the facts and data regarding why the behavior we see is unfolding, we "critique" the actions of those players in the video.  As trainers, we have to establish "RCA"  after a full analysi...

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Thinking Point; Consistency within Complexity

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Consistency in a critical incident is often lost in the unpredictable actions of others and the infinite number of possible responses by the officer.   Gathering factual data is the focus; the interview process must be conducted with deep communication skills, i.e., thoughtful open-ended questions, and deep open-minded listening.The interview ...

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Use of Force; Policy Matters

Use of Force; Policy Matters (pre and post-incident) : As a Use of Force instructor for the past several years, as well as an expert in human factors and an experienced video analyst, I have seen first-hand the critical differences between the intended purpose of a policy and how that policy is actually applied in the aftermath of a critical incide...

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Human Factors Check List

Critical Incident Review  FISCI_CHECKLIST.pdf - Google Drive The draft of the Human Factors Check list is a living document.  Please leave thoughts and ideas you have regarding the use of the  Check-List for others to gain  from all of the experience and application regarding the use of the tool. https://drive.google.com/file/d/...

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