About Bob

We share a common bond in that you want to walk in peace until you can no longer do so. Like me, you want to protect your family, those that you are responsible for, those that you have sworn to protect, the innocent, or those that you love. Join me and you will receive a choice selection of the fruits of my life’s work.
Imparting Understanding. Culminating Sophistication.


By |2018-09-11T15:27:28+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: About Your Combat Coach|

The great Polish poet Wisława Szymborska attempted something similar in her poem “Photograph from September 11”:They jumped from the burning floors — one, two, a few more, higher, lower.The photograph halted them in life, and now keeps them above the earth toward the earth.Each is still complete, with a particular face and blood well hidden.There’s enough time for hair to come loose, for [...]

Remember that Memorial Day is Day of Remembrance

By |2018-05-28T14:32:37+00:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: About Your Combat Coach|

This is a fantastic article written by Matthew Moench!  This is so well-written that I wanted to share it! "This weekend, towns and cities all across the country will remember our nation’s fallen heroes by holding parades, participating in ceremonies, and decorating the graves of those who served, in addition to barbecues and gatherings with family [...]

Cops Afraid To Do Their Job

By |2018-05-28T14:08:52+00:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: About Your Combat Coach|

All Force Decisions are Value-Laden Decisions In order to comprehend the emotional magnitude of force decisions we must know and understand that all force decisions are value-laden decisions. That is, the decision to use force is a uniquely individual decision that cannot be separated from what the officer, at his or her core holds [...]

Part II-Reasonable Force for Police K9 Handlers-Travis Walthall-Master Trainer (Ret.)

By |2018-05-27T02:24:31+00:00May 27th, 2018|Categories: About Your Combat Coach|

To read part I click link below. Part II The use of police canines in the United States was indirectly brought to the forefront by the Department of Justice. On August 9, 2014 Ferguson, Missouri Police Department Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Officer Wilson is white. Michael Brown, who died from [...]

Use Scientific Criteria Alongside Police Intuition for a Successful Interview

By |2018-05-19T00:57:55+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Science, Interview and Interrogation, Law Enforcement News|

Critical Factors That Will Improve Police Interviews We make mistakes in assessing the credibility of a witness and when detecting deception during police interviews. These errors occur for many reasons. In this article we will learn to identify how to avoid making these errors. Below is a list of few suggestions that we will discuss. Understanding [...]

Reasonable Force for Police K9 Handlers-Travis Walthall-Master Trainer (Ret.)

By |2018-04-22T01:29:55+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Categories: K9 News, K9 Training, Law Enforcement News|

Canines have been used in police work since 1907 when the New York City Police Department became the first law enforcement agency in the United States to formally train and use police canines. By the beginning of 1960, dozens of law enforcement agencies, from Buffalo, New York to Salt Lake City, Utah had established canine units [...]

“This course is an invaluable tool for interviews, interrogations,…and is applicable across a wide variety of police applications.”

By |2018-04-14T02:27:22+00:00April 14th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Science, Interview and Interrogation, Law Enforcement News|

I conducted our Behavior Analysis and Investigative Interviewing this week at MSSU. We all had a great time while working very hard! It is an honor to serve our protectors! Here is a bit of what they had to say about their experience: "Behavior Analysis will greatly assist me to spot deception I would not have [...]