More than 25 years ago, then-Sergeant Dennis Tueller of the Salt Lake City Police Department determined that an attacker with a knife could cover 21 feet in approximately 1.5 seconds. Since then there have been many articles written and countless debates regarding what has become known as the Tueller Drill. The fact remains that the
In the April 2011 issue of S.W.A.T., I wrote about the five-day Carbine Operator Course I had attended at what was then known as Blackwater (later named U.S. Training Center). That article begins, “Blackwater has been at the center of controversy and conspiracy theories ever since Erik Prince founded the company.” More on that later.