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1

Ten Fatal Errors

HINT: FAT MR T FFSP

Failure to recognise danger signs.
A lack of knowledge, apathy and/or complacency.
Taking a bad position.

Making false assumptions.
Relaxing too soon.

Tombstone courage.

Failure to handcuff.
Failure to watch hands.
Sleepy or asleep on the job.
Poor or no search.

2

Tactical Options Model

HINT: TOBACCO WFC

Tactical Disengagement.
Officer Presence.
Baton.
Active Armed Offender tactics.
Conducted Electrical Weapn.
Contain & Negotiate.
OC Spray.

Weaponless Control.
Firearm.
Communication.

3

Control Theory

The ultimage goal is control of the situation. You need advantage for control.
Evaluate the propensity for control -v- injury (reasonable force).
Ability to disengage, de-escalate the situation or respond to escalation is imperative.

4

Tactical Options Model Outer Circle

HINT: TARP

Take Charge
Action
Risk Assessment
Plan

5

Officer/Subject Factors

HINT: FAGS SM

- Fitness
- Age
- Gender
- Skill
- Size
- Multiple officer/subjects

6

Special Circumstances

HINT: GIMPS DID

- Ground position
- Injury or exhaustion
- Mental State
- Proximity to weapon
- Special knowledge
- Disability
- Imminent danger
- Drugs/alcohol