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The Tragedy of Training Accidents

April 16, 2013

When an officer is shot and killed in a training session, odds are some other officer pulled the trigger. The result is devastating for the officers of the agency involved and for the friends and families of both officers.

14 Ways To Make Training Safer

April 16, 2013
One of the mottos of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) is "When safety is taken for granted, take injury for granted."

Fla. Sgt. Fired for Offering Trayvon Martin Target

April 15, 2013
Port Canaveral Police Sgt. Ron King, a two-year veteran of the force, attempted to defend his actions in a YouTube video posted Saturday. In the video, King said he wanted "to use a bad situation as a learning tool."

The Next Generation Firing Range

April 10, 2013

Created using Meggitt Training Systems’ products and design assistance, the Suwanee (Ga.) PD training center is complete with a four-lane indoor shooting range, an academic classroom, and a training room that also serves as a virtual firearms trainer.

Meggitt Installs Ga. Agency's Range

April 10, 2013

This time-lapse video courtesy of Meggitt shows the construction of Suwanee (Ga.) Police Department's new training facility. Read the April feature "The Next Generation Shooting Range" for the full story.

Instilling Positive Expectations

April 3, 2013

I have discovered that a trainer has an incredibly powerful role to play in imbuing the trainee with either positive or negative expectations. And our profession demands that we hone skills essential for victory in confrontations.

Reaction Tyme Target

March 18, 2013
LaserLyte's Reaction Tyme Target, TLB-RT, is a new interactive target system with dual modes for reaction and training. This new laser training system comes with two targets for more realistic training scenarios.

Savage Range Introduces Fun Targets

February 27, 2013
The flopper targets, which are built using a 3/8-inch AR500 steel plate, pop up a second target when the first is hit. When you knock down the second target, the first pops up again.

Gun Range Bars Vermont Cops

January 29, 2013
A Vermont gun range has moved to prohibit the Burlington Police Department from training at its facilities after the City Council voted to advance a measure banning semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines.

STP-2R Target Stand

January 8, 2013
Qualification Targets is proud to introduce the STP-2R Poly-Foam Backer Stand. Contact the company for a free catalog.

Hunting for Shooting Mastery

November 13, 2012

Some trainers say it takes 5,000 reps or five years to master a weapon or a skill, but that doesn't match the research. The research says we don't know how many reps or how long it will take YOU to master a skill.

OutWest Systems Introduces Marksmanship Training

September 14, 2012
OutWest Systems has introduced a high-tech laser-based firearm training aid for shooters called the OCAT (Optical Computer-Aided Training) system that works inside a residence in laser mode or at the rifle/pistol range with live ammunition.

Todd Young Returns To Full Duty

September 6, 2012
Almost two years to the day after he was critically wounded in a gunfight with a Norteño gang member, Fremont (Calif.) Police Detective Todd Young returned to the job he knows best—pursuing high-risk gang suspects.

Magnum Research Introduces MLR .22 Win Mag Rifles

August 11, 2012
Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) has introduced the re-engineered Magnum Lite MLR22 Win Mag rifle series in a semi-automatic version. The Magnum Lite series includes six models, including two with an 18-inch stainless steel barrel, and four with a 19-inch graphite barrel.

In-Range Supplies Introduces Portable Tactical Bullet Trap

July 13, 2012
In-Range Supplies has introduced the Portable Tactical Bullet Trap for firearms training, according to the company.

Elzetta Offers Low-Light Zombie Shoot

July 11, 2012
Elzetta Design will offer the Low Light Tactical Training and Zombie Shoot—an affordable and fun opportunity to gain valuable tactical firearms training for low light conditions.

10-8's 1911 Pistol Operator Course

June 12, 2012
To help 1911 users diagnose, correct, and maintain their fussy firearm, the training arm of 10-8 Performance offers a 1911 diagnostics and operation course. The staff of 10-8 Consulting is made up of fulltime or retired officers who carry or carried 1911s as their duty weapon, including founder Hilton Yam.

Spartan Steel Target

May 18, 2012
Salute Products' new steel target is just over 20 inches tall and 11 inches wide. It's made of AR500 steel armor plate, which makes it rifle rated.

Beating the High Cost of Training Ammo

May 7, 2012

The high cost of ammo has police agencies scrambling for ways to cut their firearms training budgets while still maintaining standards. Some are walking a very dangerous line where their solution to the problem has been to cut back on firearms training opportunities both for in-service personnel and for recruits. Others are looking for ways to achieve the same training goals without sending ammo down range.

Police Product Test: Salute Products Spartan Steel Target

April 23, 2012

Salute Products' new steel target is just over 20 inches tall and 11 inches wide and made of AR500 steel armor plate, which makes it rifle rated.

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