Stalnaker of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has over 39 years of experience in law enforcement. Prior
to becoming a law enforcement offical, he spent six years in the military. During
James Stalnaker’s law enforcement career he has had assignments in corrections, patrol, detectives, internal affairs
and SWAT. His law enforcement leadership experience includes working as a sergeant
in patrol, the training coordinator for his SWAT team, the executive officer of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s
Department’s Training Division; commanding officer of the Narcotics/SWAT detail and as an Patrol Station Commander.
James Stalnaker is the author of Building Search: Tactics for the Patrol Officer.
Although written primarily for patrol officers,
Building Search: Tactics for the Patrol Officer,
“presents search concepts and tactics that can also be used effectively by SWAT teams, narcotics officers, probation
and parole officers, and security officers. Building
Search: Tactics for the Patrol Officer is packed with advice and practical tactics devised and used by a law enforcement
veteran with nearly 40 years of law enforcement experience, from the streets to homicide and SWAT as an operator and supervisor. This book isn't about theory. The author
has searched every type of building and has devised a tactical search method that is simple, effective, and emphasizes officer