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NTOA to Hold Covert Lock Defeating Seminar at Annual Conference

July 9, 2014
The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) has announced a Covert Lock Defeating Seminar to be held during the 31st Annual Tactical Operations Conference & Trade Show, September 21–26, 2014 at the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, Ala.

Video: Officers Test Skills in Oklahoma SWAT Competition

May 8, 2014
Police officers from Bartlesville, Edmond, Norman, and Broken Arrow along with agents from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangers Drugs Control took part in the six-course Oklahoma SWAT Competition Wednesday.

BART Officer Killed by Friendly Fire Wanted SWAT for Similar Searches

February 10, 2014
BART police Sgt. Tom Smith had asked his superiors to assign the department's SWAT team to take part in high-risk searches of residences to ensure safety, but was rebuffed, before he was shot dead last month by a fellow officer during a search in a Dublin apartment.

Defense Technology Flash-Bang Simulator Training Kit

January 6, 2014

You want to be as prepared as possible to use less-lethal devices during call-outs. But if you could limit the cost and danger needed to train in their use, why wouldn't you? That's the idea behind Defense Technology's Low Roll Training Simulator Starter Kit.

N.J. Officers Train to Engage Active Shooters

August 20, 2013
An active shooter drill today at Liberty Middle School in West Orange, N.J., tested the response of a dozen law enforcement agencies to a situation similar to last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Conn. SWAT Challenge Features Lenco BearCat

August 16, 2013
The 2013 Connecticut SWAT Challenge will feature Lenco's BearCat G3 armored vehicle at the tactical competition scheduled for Aug. 20-22 and hosted by the West Hartford Police Department.

Incorporate Fitness Into Your SWAT Training

August 12, 2013
Part of the SWAT lifestyle is fitness; make no mistake about it. Teams should not have the "look" of a model but actually just good sound fit individuals to hold things together in a time of crisis.

Rethinking SWAT Training

June 13, 2013

What SWAT fitness experts are discovering is that some of this wear and tear and incapacitation can be avoided with "smart" training instead of "hard" training. Smart training is real-world oriented and job applicable. It's not just training for the sake of training.

Report: FBI Agents Died In Fall From Helicopter

May 21, 2013
The two special agents were fast-roping to the ship when the helicopter encountered difficulties and the agents fell "a significant distance."

FBI HRT Operators Killed In Training Accident

May 19, 2013
Two members of the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) died Friday during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach. Special agents Christopher Lorek, 41, and Stephen Shaw, 40, had served the FBI for 17 years and eight years respectively.

Starting a Tactical Team: Goals and Training

May 6, 2013
We tend to overly stress the tools, equipment, and necessary resources for this specialized assignment. These are important, but you also need to invest in your customer base.

Ark. Cop Dies During SWAT Training

April 8, 2013
A Faulkner County (Ark.) Sheriff's deputy died Monday morning after taking part in a training session in North Little Rock. Hans Fifer, 32, participated in SWAT training in North Little Rock and completed the training, when he began complaining of shortness of breath.

Every Officer Should Be Trained In SWAT Basics

January 31, 2013
Shouldn't every good basic cop have the ability to quickly stack, flow into a room, hold a position if a SWAT team leader stated, "you two post this hallway," and back-clear or secondary search several rooms?

SWAT Drill Catches Students Off Guard

January 28, 2013
Last week, more than two dozen SWAT team members descended on Silver Lake Regional middle and high schools in Kingston, Mass. Their weapons were drawn, but not loaded.

Going 'Hands On' During an Entry

October 30, 2012
How well prepared you are to make entry into a structure, order subjects to the ground, and transition to hands to place handcuffs or control subjects on the ground?

N.C. SWAT Team Trains with Marines Special Unit

October 10, 2012
The Lincoln County (N.C.) Sheriff's SWAT team recently endured an intense, five-day tactical training session alongside the Marine’s Special Response Team (SRT) at Camp Lejeune.

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.

6 Second Tactical's APB Door

August 21, 2012

The All Purpose Breaching (APB) Door can be used to train officers and firefighters to perform almost any form of breaching, using rams, hammers, shotguns, Hurst tools, and even door spreaders.

Raytheon Brings Hollywood Motion Capture Technology To LE Training

May 25, 2012
The VIRTSIM system applies Motion Reality's patented motion capture technology to allow a tactical team of up to 13 individuals to interactively train with complete freedom of motion. Unencumbered by wires or cables in a 360-degree virtual environment, trainees experience realistic sensory feedback as they interact with live people or avatars.

Montana Park Rangers Get Active Shooter Training

May 21, 2012
Law enforcement Park Rangers at Glacier National Park in Montana teamed up with tactical operators with the Flathead County Sheriff's SWAT team to learn how to deal with an active shooter.
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