June 22, 2022

Criminal Justice Evolution Podcast: Retired LEO Dave Smith AKA ”Buck Savage”

Criminal Justice Evolution Podcast: Retired LEO Dave Smith AKA ”Buck Savage”

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. I want to thank you. The first responder professional for what you do everyday. Everyday you have to listen and see the garbage on mainstream media and social media. The lack of support from some can get you d...


Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. I want to thank you. The first responder professional for what you do everyday. Everyday you have to listen and see the garbage on mainstream media and social media. The lack of support from some can get you depressed and morale can tank. I know the feeling trust me.

Know this though, the vast majority of people support you. They love and care for you and the pray for your safety everyday. Go out and do your job bravely like you always have and you always will and thank you for your service.

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It was an honor having my next guest on the show. I have been watching his trainings and video's for years. Dave Smith was on the show.

Former police lieutenant Dave Smith is an internationally known speaker, writer and law enforcement expert.  After graduating from the University of Arizona while fighting forest fires with the “Coconino Hot Shots” he began his police career in Tucson, AZ and then joined the Arizona Department of Public Safety.  As a career police officer, Dave held positions in Patrol, SWAT, Narcotics, Training and Management. In 1980 he developed the popular "Buck Savage" video training series, was the lead instructor for the Calibre Press "Street Survival" seminar from 1983 to 1985, and was instrumental in developing Calibre's timeless "Tactical Edge" officer survival book.  Dave holds numerous instructor certifications in firearms, defensive tactics, and human performance and is a proven expert witness and consultant.

In 1989, Dave joined the Law Enforcement Television Network (LETN), developing and hosting cutting-edge police, security and public safety training as its Director of Education and was the general manager of Calibre Press until January of 2002.  Dave continued to instruct the “Street Survival” seminar through 2012 as its senior instructor and he co-managed the most comprehensive update to the seminar since 2003.  Dave has authored hundreds of articles for publications including Police Chief, Law and Order, The Trainer, Police Marksman, the Newsline, PoliceOne and POLICE magazine.

Dave currently trains through the Arizona-based “Winning Mind Seminars.” His signature course, “The Winning Mind” is popular, timely, and available throughout the US and Canada. He co-instructs the unique “Mindset Bootcamp” with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and is available for conferences, training events, and consulting. Dave the author of the popular bookIn My Sights and can be reached via his website at www.jdbucksavage.comor on his Facebook fan page as “JD Buck Savage.”

Such a great show with a legend. 

 

You can find Dave here:

https://www.facebook.com/JDBuckSavage/ 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-smith-55308b12/ 

https://www.police1.com/company-directory/dave-smith-associates/ 

Stay tuned for more great episodes on The CJEvolution Podcast.

Patrick