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<p>Photo: MILO Range</p>

The Virtual Reality Machine  

You quickly realize when working a scenario in the new Theater from MILO Range Training Systems that it's a new kind of use-of-force simulator. Not only does the Theater system provide an immersive multiple screen experience, the images projected on those screens react to your movements.

Dangers of Over-supervising  

Over-supervising quashes initiative, creates morale problems (no one likes to be micro-managed), and creates respect issues.

<p>Photo: Michael T. Rayburn</p>

Realistic Gunfight Training  

Even though we are told to keep our distance from subjects to give us time to react to a threat, that's not always realistic. We have to move in and close the distance to deal with people on a daily basis, and our training should reflect that.

<p>Photo: Amaury Murgado</p>

Seven Keys to Surviving Your Police Career  

In order to survive our complex environment, we must have a complete understanding and thorough working knowledge of what I call the "seven essential components" of a successful law enforcement career.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Training: Keeping It Real  

We need to train like we fight so to speak, and the best way to do that is through some form of reality-based training. I mean scenarios, role-playing, dynamic training.

News

SHOT Show 2015: Oakley Introduces Tombstone Eyewear for Range Shooting

The Oakley SI Tombstone eyeshield provides a wider, unobstructed field of view, rapid lens exchange, and Oakley’s Prizm lens tint technology to help shooters increase contrasts between targets and surrounding environments.

Ring's Manufacturing New Catalog Available

Ring's Manufacturing Inc. has released its newest catalog featuring Bluegun training weapons. Not only are handguns featured but also long guns, period weapons, TASERs, and accessories.

IACP's National Law Enforcement Challenge Hosts Webinar to Help Save Lives

Laser Technology, Inc., (LTI) is partnering with the International Association of Chiefs of Police's (IACP) National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC) traffic safety recognition program to broadcast a live webinar on January 20, 2015, at 9:30 AM (MST).

Blog

In Careers Blog

Security as a Second Career

We all agree that owning our own private security firm was the right choice for us after retirement. Part of what has made our...

We Don't Need to Relax Recruit Fitness Standards, We need to Prepare Candidates Better

Fitness standards should not be lowered to accommodate anyone, male or female. The job is the job, and the physical requirements...

Prepare for Winter

As you settle into this snowy, stormy season your thoughts should also migrate toward winter patrol tactics.Take a few minutes to...

 
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In Training Blog

Officer Safety Training Tip: Defending Against the Bear Hug

Coach John Crouch of the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., demonstrates how to defeat an attacker who gets you in an...

Officer Safety Training Tip: Defeating the Clinch

In the fourth edition of Police's Defensive Tactics Training videos, the instructors at the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale,...

Video: Officer Safety Training Tip: Using Leg Strikes

Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques.

 
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