Police Tactics

March 27, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) The April 2, 2008 program of Conversations with Cops at The Watering Hole features a conversation on police tactics with special guest Michael Rayburn. 

Program Date: April 2, 2008

Program Time: 2100 hours, Pacific

Topic: Police Tactics

Guests:  Michael Rayburn

Listen Live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/LawEnforcement 

About the Guest

Michael Rayburn has over 26 years of experience in the Law Enforcement and Security field and is currently a 17 year veteran of the Saratoga Springs Police Department (New York). He is also an Adjunct Instructor for Smith & Wesson at the Smith & Wesson Academy in Springfield Massachusetts; where he teaches Instinctive Point Shooting, Vehicle Stops, Rapid Shotgun Deployment and Instinctive Point Shooting Instructor Certification.  Michael Rayburn has written a number of articles for various police magazines including Law & Order, The Police Marksman and Police magazine. He is the author of three books: Advanced Vehicle Stop Tactics; Advanced Patrol Tactics; and, Basic Gunfighting 101.  Michael Rayburn’s video, Instinctive Point Shooting with Mike Rayburn is a top seller in the Law Enforcement and Combat Shooting communities.

According to former Calibre Press, Inc. Street Survival Seminar Senior Instructor Dave Grossi, Michael Rayburn “is a gifted writer, an experienced trainer with a wealth of real-world knowledge and experience to dispense.” 

About the Watering Hole

The Watering Hole is police slang for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life.  Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.   

About the Host

Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years.  He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant.  He holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has completed his doctoral course work. Raymond E. Foster has been a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently a faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union Institute and University.  He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, technology and leadership.  Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One.  He has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement 

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Program Contact Information

Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA




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