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VirTra's Use-of-Force Simulators

January 14, 2011

VirTra offers a full line of use-of-force training simulators from portable single-screen simulators to the more immersive VirTra 300 LE. Customers can upgrade from one to three or five screens (300 degrees). In the 300-degree wraparound simulator, police can train for real-world situations, such as ambushes or maintaining situational awareness during extreme stress.

Training to Survive a Hellacious Gun Battle

January 5, 2011
In general terms, these exercises require LEOs to either advance toward a "simulated" combat threat or hold their ground behind the best cover available, while delivering accurate "containment" fire.

Oakland Police Firearms Sim Teaches Use of Force To Public

December 13, 2010
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts organized the events, which involved inviting the attendees into the department's firearms simulator to show training scenarios used to train officers.

Training for Stress

December 13, 2010
It all comes down to you. Don't let the state recommended guidelines or your department's training unit decide how or what you need to practice. These are probably minimum guidelines at best.

Sharpshooter Full Silhouette Target

November 30, 2010
The new Sharpshooter Full Silhouette Target from Birchwood Casey is blue on one side and white on the other for excellent visibility in low-light conditions and both indoor and outdoor ranges.

390v6 Judgmental Shoot/No-Shoot Firearm Training Simulator

November 30, 2010
L-3 MPRI has launched the 390v6 judgmental shoot/no-shoot firearm training simulator. The 390v6 delivers portable, deployable, untethered firearm training in a risk-free environment.

Pistol Drill: El Presidente

November 23, 2010

Rob Letham, a competitive shooter sponsored by Springfield, demonstrates "El Presidente," a pistol-range drill. The shooter fires two shots apiece at three targets 10 meters away, then reloads and fires another six shots at the three targets. The drill, which was developed by Jeff Cooper in the 1970s, tests drawing and reloading.

Off-Duty Firearms Carry and Training

November 18, 2010

If for no other reason than the protection of yourself and your loved ones, you need to practice off-duty firearms tactics. And it's in your agency's best interests to provide you with the necessary skills.

Paintball Wars: Defending Against Multiple Attackers

November 16, 2010
In paintball scenarios, you battle multiple adversaries often in close quarter combat in urban or built-up locations. You either assault or defend a position. You must shoot and move. This, in my opinion, beats time on most static pistol ranges.

Reloading With Your Weak Hand

November 10, 2010
Dep. Jennifer Fulford never expected the assailant's 9mm bullet to rip through her nerves, disabling feeling in her fingers and causing the loss of use of her entire dominant hand. Fortunately, she was not out of ammo; she performed a one-handed reload with her weak (non-dominant) hand, as she had learned.

Maintaining Accuracy With Rapid Fire

November 5, 2010
New Weapons blogger Nick Jacobellis explains the importance of accuracy in rapid-fire scenarios that may involve multiple combat reloads. At the end of this blog, Jacobellis gives you several effective techniques you can bring to the range to help achieve this.

Can Officers Learn From a Competition Shooter?

October 14, 2010
Most academy and qualification training with firearms is devoted to shooting at stationary silhouettes at 25 and 50 yards. This isn't the real world. In the real world, the bad guy is pumped full of adrenaline and is mobile.

Laser Ammo Releases SureStrike Laser Training System

October 13, 2010
Laser Ammo's new SureStrike laser training system features a laser cartridge with dimensions similar to a standard ammunition cartridge. Activating the firing pin strike emits a "shot" of red light which simulates the point of impact where a bullet fired would have struck.

Force-on-Force Marker Rounds

October 6, 2010
ATK's Force on Force GEN2 marker rounds bring safety and realism to today's LE scenario-based training. The rounds are designed to be shot at human targets with a predictable, tolerable pain penalty. The rounds also boast superior visual markings, primer-driven consistency, recyclable cases and felt recoil similar to duty rounds, according to ATK.

Modern Day Gunslinger

October 4, 2010

Don Mann, a U.S. Navy Seal and firearms trainer of federal law enforcement agents with the FBI, ATF and CIA, published "The Modern Day Gunslinger" as the "ultimate training manual" for law enforcement, competitive shooters, personal defense and those who looking to master handguns. In the interview, Mann discusses officer reaction curves during vehicle stops, one-handed reloads and tells us his favorite gun.

Team One Network Tactical Training

October 1, 2010

Team One Network offers tactical team training for law enforcement, as shown in their promotional video.

Is the 1911 Still Viable for Law Officers?

September 30, 2010
The main reason the M1911 is so successful is its grip angle. It's a natural pointer. The pistol takes advantage of the hand's natural geometry to promote accuracy, and the angle also makes the gun a pleasure to shoot. Having said that, certain steps must be taken to make the M1911 ready for carry.

Hufcor Wall Systems Chooses Action Target as Global Representative

September 15, 2010
Movable wall systems-manufacturer Hufcor has chosen Action Target to represent FlexTact reconfigurable simunitions wall systems to law enforcement and military markets worldwide. The Hufcor FlexTact system provides scenarios of multiple building layouts using specially designed wall panels suspended from an overhead tracking system.

Dry Firing: Reinforcing the Fundamentals

September 15, 2010
Dry firing can be done almost anywhere. Once you have decided to implement this course of action, you must develop a plan on paper and stick to it.

National Rifle Association and Law Enforcement: Celebrating 50 Years of Teamwork

September 13, 2010

From its founding, one of the NRA's most important missions has been to improve the firearms prowess of Americans who may be called to serve their country in the armed forces. And since 1960, the organization has also helped train another kind of warrior: the law enforcement officer.

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