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Black Police Applicant Frustrated by NYPD's Opaque Hiring Process

July 20, 2015
Mr. Douglas, who does not have a criminal record, passed the police officer exam in 2011. He went through orientation and started undergoing the required background checks in 2013. Then, the process stopped cold. No emails. No calls. No explanations. Silence. For a year and a half.

Video: All LAPD Officers to Attend Refresher Training Program on Use of Force

July 14, 2015
Officers from LAPD's Topanga Division were among the first of the city's estimated 10,000 officers who will be required to participate in the 5-hour course for what the department calls "Preservation of Life Training" within the next 30 days.

Missouri Police Departments Required to Achieve Accreditation in New Law

July 13, 2015
A piece of the municipal court reform measure signed into law Thursday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon establishes an accreditation process for police departments in St. Louis County.

Acquitted of Corruption, 6 Philly Officers Reinstated Via Arbitration

July 13, 2015
Six former Philadelphia police officers acquitted of corruption charges by a federal jury in May have won their jobs back through arbitration.

Video: New Hampshire Army Wife Persuades Police Chief to Change Tattoo Policy

July 7, 2015
Zach Ferguson is a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who wanted to become a police officer in Manchester, N.H. But he found out that the tattoos on his arms that read "U.S. Army" and "FREEDOM" would prevent him from being considered for employment with the Manchester Police Department.
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Ring's Introduces Springfield Armory XD Mod. 2 Sub-Compact .45 Caliber Bluegun

July 7, 2015
Ring's Manufacturing's new Springfield Armory XD Mod. 2 Sub-Compact .45 caliber training pistol replica is molded from solid blue polyurethane to differentiate it from a live weapon.

North Carolina Police Officer Named National School Resource Officer of the Year

July 7, 2015
The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) presented its Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year Award to Cpl. Shane Woodall of the Rockingham Sheriff's Department in Wentworth, N.C., today as part of its 25th anniversary NASRO School Safety Conference.
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Range Strategies Launches The Unpredictor Target System

June 23, 2015
Range Strategies'Unpredictor is an automated steel target system that allows the user to realistically simulate gunfights with multiple threats, unpredictable behavior, and variable shot requirements for neutralization, all in a timed event.

New First Responder Guide for Surviving IEDs and Active Shooter Incidents Available

June 18, 2015
A new report is available on improving survivability in IED or active shooter incidents. The First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents was developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Health Affairs.

Ohio House Approves Changes to Police Recruit Requirements

June 18, 2015
Ohio would boost the amount of training to become a police officer and require all candidates for law enforcement jobs to have a high school diploma under a legislative proposal.
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