Committed to Empowering Officers on the Stand

Backing the Blue and Not Backing Down


Coaching and Strategy for Cross Examination

Command the stand

Rae is a certified K9 handler through NAPWDA in human remains detection. She works with her K9 Oso in assisting La Plata County Search and Rescue and assists law enforcement in crime scene forensic investigation.

Rae has also been certified in court as a Rule 702 Expert Witness in K9 handling.

30 Years of Experience

With 30 years experience as a Defense Attorney, you won't find a better trainer for cross examination tactics.

Defining Success

Success for us means that police officers have the tools, temperment and knowledge to navigate aggressive and sometimes unfair cross examination.


Latest Blog Posts

Top Ten Testimony Tips

Top Ten Testimony Tips I am going to assume that since you clicked onto this blog you either have never testified or are looking to …

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Defending Against a Personal Attack He who guards his mouth keeps his life Proverbs 13:3 We’re all human and so let’s face it, we all have things that have happened to us or things we have done that we are …

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The PATDOWN Method

As a defense attorney we were taught to keep a pace and rhythm in cross examination. Keep your ammunition full so you don’t have to pause.  Know where you need to go and drive the witness toward that end without …

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ICE-T Course Training

The Last Sanctioned Blood Sport

I. This is Cross Examination

This course sets forth the genesis and purpose of cross examination as interpreted by the United States Supreme Court. In addition, you will peak behind the curtain and learn the methods utilized by defense attorneys in their preparation and delivery of cross examination.

II. This is Your Brain on Cross Examination

In this course you will learn to recognize and understand the chemical reaction that occurs in the brain while sitting under cross examination and develop a strategy to control its negative affects.

III. Introduction to Impeachment

In this course you will learn the primary strategies and tactics defense attorneys use to present their theory of the case through witness impeachment. Information is power which leads to success under cross examination.

IV. Effective Communication in a Courtroom

This course gives you an introduction to testifying in court and outlines a methodology for communicating your story of the case during direct and cross examination.

V. Report Writing

This course is different than other report writing courses because you will learn how to prepare a well-written, strategic report that gives you a solid foundation for cross examination.

Backing the Blue with the Power of Love

Rae's Roadsides

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Pull over during your busy day and enjoy a minute’s worth of insight, encouragement, and teaching.

If you’re looking for another copycat of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
like Comedians Watching Football with Friends, Cougars in Cars Getting
Cosmos or Politicians in Cars Getting Coffee, this is not that! We are not
offering another “all about me” kind of post! Rather, Roadsides give you
an opportunity to join me every week for a quick 60 second teaching from
the Word of God. You’ll get a boost to help you through your shift,
encouragement on a tough day or, an answer to a problem.
These days we all need more support, compassion and love. So pull over
and join me on the Roadside!

Ice-T University

Sweat More in Training / Bleed Less in Battle

Video Tutorials

Consultations and Practice

Strength and Poise on the stand

Defending The Police

What Our Clients Say

I think Rae's Seminar was extremely useful because it identified an aspect of law enforcement that officers get very little training in and filled in that gap with useful, practical instruction.
K Cannon
Cortez, CO
Overall, I would rate this instructions as Excellent, with Rae exceeding my expectations of knowledge and organization. Rae provided the feel and scenario of a real life courtroom cross examination while coaching our team on the mind set of defense attorneys.
S Lobato
Cortez, CO
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