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Training: Canine to K-9  

March 6, 2015

By Mark Fox

The decision to take a dog and transform it into a highly trained law enforcement animal isn't one to be taken lightly. It is a commitment, with year-round responsibility—both on and off-duty—for the dog and the humans who work with the dog.

Cultivating a Relationship with Campus Police  

February 28, 2015

By Melanie Basich

If you're an officer working in a college town, you need to understand the operational differences and similarities between your agency and that of the local campus police or security force so you can all work together effectively.

Be Specific  

February 11, 2015

By Amaury Murgado

Supervisors must be specific when they communicate, or expect to pay the price for not doing so. Specificity is important for three main reasons: to ensure the success of the task, to eliminate any questionable officer issues, and in case disciplinary actions become required.

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Fight from the Guard on the Ground  

February 6, 2015

By Michael Schlosser and Jack McVicker

Let's discuss the best strategy to deal with the situation where you are forced to the ground by the arrestee, who ends up in your "guard" (on top but not mounted—simply between your legs).

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Critical Space  

January 30, 2015

By Dave Spaulding

Law enforcement personnel have known for decades that the majority of gunfights involving police occur inside 10 feet. Critical Space shooting techniques take into account the close proximity officers must operate in with both citizens and suspects. 

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The Virtual Reality Machine  

January 18, 2015

By David Griffith

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  

January 15, 2015

By Amaury Murgado

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

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Realistic Gunfight Training  

December 31, 2014

By Michael T. Rayburn

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.

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Seven Keys to Surviving Your Police Career  

December 3, 2014

By Amaury Murgado

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.


Training: Keeping It Real  

November 26, 2014

By A.J. George

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.

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