Calibre Press Publisher Crawford Coates Interview WOTS 015

Welcome to another great show. Today I am interviewing Crawford Coates. Crawford is the Publisher and an author at Calibre Press. He will share some of the ins and outs of the company and their commitment to Law Enforcement and Public Safety.

About Calibre Press

Calibre Press specializes in training law enforcement professionals.  The cornerstone goal of Calibre Press is to ensure that our clients learn in a highly motivational environment, effective skills that can be easily utilized, implemented immediately, and are effective in the real world.

Through our seminars and publications, we provide innovative and relevant information to law enforcement professionals on a variety of subjects and disciplines.  The Street Survival Seminar has been our keystone course for over 30 years and it continues to be the most significant officer safety program in the country.  In addition to the Street Survival Seminar, Calibre Press offers a variety of seminars that include: Criminal Interdiction, Roadway Safety, Leadership, Female Officer Training, Crisis Management, Communication, Parole/Probation Courses, Corrections/Detention Courses, Traffic Tactics, and Winning Mind Courses.

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Latest Articles

WINx: Learning From People in Crisis

Feb 13, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Training & Video

In this powerful talk from WINx Chicago 2016, sponsored by Centinel Solutions, Brian Nanavaty walks us through what he learned from working with people in crisis. Brian also shares how we can better protect and build healthy first responders…. Full Article »

FINAL TOUR: January 2017

Feb 10, 2017 in Fitness & Health & Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival

By Dale Stockton

Thirteen officers were lost during January, 2017, a dramatic increase over January of 2016, when five officers were lost, but equal to the January loss in 2015. Of those lost last month, six died in vehicle-related incidents, five were killed by gunfire (one from an incident 31 years prior), one officer died as the result of a 9/11-related illness and one officer succumbed to a heart attack. A summary of each loss is provided below, followed by … Full Article »

VIDEO: Armed Gun Rights Activists Enter Police Station

Feb 08, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video

By Calibre Press

From Two armed men wearing tactical vests were arrested Sunday after they walked into the Dearborn, Mich., police station. Police said their response when they saw the heavily armed men walking into the police station was to protect themselves. The stunt was recorded on cellphones and Go Pro camera by three men. Two of the men, who said they performed the act after an illegal traffic stop, were arrested. Police received a ca… Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Pulls Unconscious Man from Car before Explosion

Feb 08, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video

By Calibre Press

These Norton, Ohio, officers pulled an unconscious man just before his car exploded on Sunday night…. Full Article »

Police Work Is Public Relations

Feb 08, 2017 in Driving & Roadway & Leadership & Patrol & Training

By David Kinaan

When I broke in at the Central Los Angeles Area of the California Highway Patrol, I knew I was going to be busy. I expected to be taught by my break-in officers the skills I would need to stay on top of my radio calls and my reports, and how to stay safe. What I didn’t expect was the lesson that I think was the most important one that I learned and the one that I tried to pass along to other officers throughout my career. That lesson was relat… Full Article »

WINx: The Lessons of Resisilience & Adaptability

Feb 08, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Training & Video

Richard “Dic” Donohue was shot during the hunt for the Boston Marathon Bombers. In this presentation, given at WINx Chicago 2016, Donohue tells how he learned resilience and adaptability–and how those traits would save his life that day. For more information about WINx, or to learn about future events, please visit…. Full Article »

Firebreather: A Holistic Approach to Fitness

Feb 06, 2017 in Fitness & Health & Law Enforcement Today

By Crawford Coates

Physical fitness is a multibillion-dollar industry proffering up a ceaseless supply of shakes, supplements, gym memberships, social media accounts, and more—all of which, meanwhile, claiming to be the best. Who in their right mind would applaud the arrival of yet another fitness book? Here’s the thing: Greg Amundson’s Firebreather Fitness isn’t yet another fitness book. The subtitle is, “Work Your Body, Mind and Spirit into the Best Sh… Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Officer & EMT Confrontation in Ohio

Feb 03, 2017 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Training

By Calibre Press

From  A bar fight in Downtown Portsmouth, Ohio Saturday night lead to a confrontation between a Portsmouth police officers and a member of a Life Medical Response ambulance crew that was caught, in part, on video. The portion of the dispute it does captures appears to show the officer with his hand at the EMS worker’s neck with the man’s back pushed up against a police cruiser. The Portsmouth police chief tells WSAZ-TV … Full Article »

Calibre Press & The National Latino Peace Officers Association

Feb 02, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Training

By Crawford Coates

We are thrilled to announce Calibre Press is the “Exclusive Officer Safety Training Partner” of the National Latino Peace Officers Association. If you don’t know NLPOA, get to know them: This is a dynamic and committed group, dedicated to serving members to the fullest. We are proud and honored to work with such a group. The NLPOA Conference will be held in Kansas City, Kan., from Oct. 11 – 14, 2017. This, the organization’s 44th conference, wil… Full Article »



This episode was brought to you by Xiphos Books & Training. Xiphos Books is responsible for books such as ‘Welcome to New Orleans… How many shots did you hear? Volume 1 and 2 as well as the fiction novel A Salty Life & A Traitor’s Death. Be sure to stop by their website and look at their books, training and public speaking dates.


Remember that next week we will be interviewing artist, paramedic and cartoonist for EMS1, Jesse Senini……………   DON’T MISS IT!

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