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Dan Shaw's Blog – March 2015 Archive (4)




On this last installation of the look, listen, and feel approach to our search technique, we discuss how,…


Added by Dan Shaw on March 29, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments



Stealing from the old CPR technique of Look, Listen, and Feel, we apply the same sequence to our search tactics starting with the why and what we are looking for:

"The dwelling’s building style lends visual clues that may assist us in our operations. Visual building landmarks (doors, stairs, window

sizes, and layouts) can assist us in identifying floor plans, living vs. storage spaces, location of stairs, and presence or absence of basements. Before we even enter…


Added by Dan Shaw on March 15, 2015 at 7:53am — No Comments


"Building Your 2,000 Year Mind"

"The United States Marine Corps have a belief in a

“5,000-year mind.” This belief is that in a trade with

over 5,000 years of documented warfare, there is no

reason why a solider should not study every day. Study

to learn about their enemy, their battleground, and…


Added by Dan Shaw on March 8, 2015 at 1:53pm — No Comments

The Sunday Preach

"One Armed Bandit..."

"The invention of the remote microphone with incorporated speakers dramatically helped firefighters hear fireground audio...If your radio requires you to hold it in your hands and then put up to your ear to listen and to your mouth to transmit, is that really an effective use of your hands? Older style handheld radios might work for the chief in the street...but it is absolutely going to slow down every operation that you…


Added by Dan Shaw on March 2, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments

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