Dale Stockton is a 32-year-veteran of law enforcement, having worked in all areas of police operations and investigations and retiring as a police captain from Carlsbad, California. He is a graduate of the 201st FBI National Academy and holds a Master’s degree in Criminology from the University of California, Irvine. He has served as a Commissioner for California POST, the agency responsible for all California policing standards and training. Dale is the former editor-in-chief of Law Officer Magazine and is the executive director of Below 100.
With the dawn of the New Year, Law Officer reached out to some core Below 100 trainers for input on New Year resolutions that will save lives.Read more
This is timely and critical officer-safety information. Sovereigns are an insidious and looming threat to every law enforcement officer in this country. They must be taken seriously. Pass this on to every officer you know and help save a life.Read more
The fifth tenant of the Below 100 Initiative is “Remember: Complacency kills!” Sadly, many LEOs die in training because they ignored this simple advice. We lose about 12 officers in training each year.Read more
This may go down as the deadliest Christmas Eve in history for public safety. By the time most people were up and making their holiday plans, death had dealt a tragic blow to agencies in New York, Wisconsin and Texas.Read more
I clearly recall my former chief making this comment several years ago. Law enforcement has a tendency to embrace the negative and minimize the positive when it comes to our own people, he was saying. This would seem out of...Read more