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<p>Chief Jeri Williams</p>
<p>(Photo: Phoenix PD)</p>

Up Through the Ranks  

December 7, 2016

By David Griffith

Now that Williams has achieved one of her greatest career goals by becoming chief of her hometown Phoenix PD, she has equally lofty goals for the department.

<p>Photo: Meggitt Training Systems</p>

Advancements in Judgment Simulators  

December 7, 2016

By Melanie Basich

New use-of-force simulator training provides customization so officers can experience scenarios as close to real life as possible.

<p>Illustration: Sequoia Blankenship</p>

´╗┐The Basics  

December 7, 2016

By Dave Smith

When officers do well it's inevitably because they have kept true to the training they were given.

Just Take a Deep Breath  

December 5, 2016

By George Ryan

In time, and with practice, you can apply your breathing practice as a response to stress and to help with emotional regulation even when responding to high-priority radio calls and after critical incidents.

Maintaining Focus  

November 8, 2016

By Amaury Murgado

Focus is all about concentrating on what's important, being in the present, and not letting anything distract you. Of course, that's a lot easier said than done.


Sleep: A Legal PED for Law Enforcement  

November 7, 2016

By George Ryan

How much sleep are you getting? When you are in law enforcement, the answer is most likely "not enough." But the best performance-enhancing drug is getting enough sleep per night as consistently as possible.

Achieving Training Goals without Injury  

November 4, 2016

By Darrell Burton

Let's take a look at some overlooked and undervalued areas of training and program development that departments and agencies can start to implement immediately to reduce training injuries.

40 Years of Training  

October 11, 2016

By William Harvey

Since 1976 law enforcement training has seen many changes as well as challenges, and it's interesting to chart that four-decade-long evolution.

<p>Photo: Michael Schlosser</p>

Don't Forget about Your Baton  

October 10, 2016

By Michael Schlosser

Most officers have never used their batons as a striking tool, and most officers have either rarely or never used their baton as a leverage tool or control device.

<p>Photo: Envisage</p>

IADLEST NCP: Helping Officers Find Better Training  

October 7, 2016

By David Griffith

IADLEST's National Certification Program (NCP) evaluates both online and in-person training programs for law enforcement officers. IADLEST has both created a methodology and a process for evaluating training before granting its seal of approval.

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