Law enforcement officers face potentially serious threats to their safety in every confrontation, from suspects who passively resist arrest to hose intent on creating a life threatening situation by disarming an officer. In the Police Safety and Survival series, veteran law enforcement officers and training instructors Mark Wyler and Eric Murray teach the finer points of diffusing potentially lethal situations with a variety of verbal, empty hand, and weapon techniques,
Police Safety and Survival Volume 2 picks up where volume 1 left off, covering the use of the straight baton, the proper procedure for safely handcuffing a suspect, multiple officer control techniques, and vehicle extraction. Instructor Mark Wyler begins by teaching the fundamental blocks, strikes, gripping methods, and combination strikes — then progresses to baton retention, disarming, lock-ups, and escorts. The next instructional segment covers the correct procedure for handcuffing and searching compliant and non-compliant suspects from the standing, kneeling, and prone positions. The DVD wraps up with techniques for multiple officer control and vehicle extraction using empty hand techniques and the kubaton.