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<p>Police firearms training (Photo: Mark W. Clark)</p>

Former Officer, Criminal Justice Scholar Says Police Training Leads to "Avoidable" Suspect Deaths

December 18, 2014
Having served as an officer at a large municipal police department, and now as a scholar who researches policing, I am intimately familiar with police training. I’ve also had long conversations with trainers and use-of-force instructors at law enforcement agencies across the country, and they’ve all led to one conclusion: American police officers are among the best-trained in the world, but what they’re trained to do is part of the problem.

Video: Police Chiefs Share Views on Deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner

December 15, 2014
In a CBS News interview, a group of four police chiefs discussed excessive force, diversity within police forces, and the dangers of law enforcement.

Cellebrite Offers Self-Paced Training and Instructor-Led Classes Online

November 3, 2014
The Cellebrite Certified Logical Operator (CCLO) certification course recently joined the company's Mobile Forensic Fundamentals online class, officially making Cellebrite the first mobile forensics vendor to offer any kind of online certification training, according to the company.
<p>Photo: Ring&#39;s Manufacturing</p>

SIG Sauer P227R Training Bluegun Available from Ring's Manufacturing

November 1, 2014
The new SIG Sauer P227R replica from Ring's Manufacturing is molded from solid blue polyurethane to differentiate it from a live weapon.
<p>Sgt. Jeff Garrett died after collapsing during training.</p>
<p>Photo: Dothan (Ala.) PD Facebook page</p>

Heart Attack Kills Alabama Sergeant During Training

October 27, 2014
A veteran Dothan (Ala.) PD officer died Monday morning after collapsing during a training run on a local trail.

Tampa to Build $5.4 Million Police Shooting Range

October 24, 2014
Despite one council member's objections, police officers in Tampa, Fla., will once again be able to conduct firearms training inside their city, thanks to a City Council vote to spend nearly $4.8 million on a new police shooting range and firearms training facility.
<p>Photo: SkidCar</p>

SkidCar System Inc. Receives Award from ALERT International

October 16, 2014
SkidCar System, Inc. was honored with the Z-Man Achievement Award due to the company's ongoing pioneering efforts to educate and train law enforcement on the latest new generation vehicle technology, specifically Electronic Stability Control (ESC).
<p>Photo: Milo Range Training Systems</p>

MILO Range Theater Provides Immersive Use-of-Force Simulator Training

October 14, 2014
The MILO Range Theater from MILO Range Training Systems provides you with an interactive, multi-screen, use of force simulator with an enhanced field of view, multi-directional threats, and more. Available in 180- and 300-degree configurations, the MILO Range Theater is designed to surround you for an ultra-immersive training experience.
<p>Photo: Laser Ammo</p>

Laser Ammo USA Introduces The Firefly Training Laser

October 3, 2014
Laser Ammo has announced its new training laser, The Firefly. It's designed as a cost-effective custom-build laser trainer platform that will support Laser Ammo's military, law enforcement, and simulator customer needs in converting fully operational or mock-up blowback handheld firearms into laser-emitting training rifles or pistols custom tailored to interface with their existing training systems.

Accidental Discharge Killed Pa. Trooper

October 2, 2014
The Pennsylvania state trooper killed Tuesday during a firearms training exercise in suburban Philadelphia was fatally wounded when another trooper's gun accidentally discharged.
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