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5 (More) Active Shooter Training Scenarios

January 12, 2012
In an earlier blog post, we presented five training scenarios to help your team better prepare to meet the threat of the active shooter, or active killer if you prefer. Here are five additional training scenarios.

5 Active Shooter Training Scenarios

December 29, 2011
Staying ready to meet the threat of an active shooter should be one of the primary goals of your tactical unit. With that in mind, let's cover five training scenarios to sharpen your saw.

N.C. University Forms SWAT Team

November 10, 2011
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) has formed a 13-member SWAT team with special training, gear, and weapons. The team trains in campus buildings and dormitories to learn the layout in case of a real emergency.

Tactical Training Conference Benefits NLEOMF

November 2, 2011
Awareness Protective Consultants (Team APC) will host a tactical training conference in February for law enforcement officers to benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Urban Shield 2011: Bound by Duty

October 31, 2011
Leadership starts at the top, and spreads throughout the entire Alameda County Sheriff's Office. This is the reason Urban Shield continues to offer the "best of the best" training for first responders.

Fatigued Calif. Officer Dies After SWAT Training

July 31, 2011
Buena Park (Calif.) Police Officer Daniel Ackerman's tenure on his agency's part-time SWAT team was cut short, following his death after a physically grueling day of training.

Red Team Counter-Terror Training

June 9, 2011

Stephen Sloan and Robert Bunker explain red-team simulations, role playing for LE, and the terrorist attack cycle in discussing their book, "Red Teams and Counterterrorism Training."

Stress Training for Tactical LE

January 27, 2011

Performance trainer Will Brink provides functional ideas for establishing a physical training program for tactical officers with, "Practical Applied Stress Training (P.A.S.T.) for Tactical Law Enforcement." In the interview, Brink gives suggestions for getting equipment with little or no budget, explains training concepts and provides single-operator and two-man stage drills.

What NFL Coach Vince Lombardi Can Teach LE About Searches

January 24, 2011
What so many deadly confrontations have in common is they all involve suspect searches. All the officers involved in the preceding incidents were experienced, well trained, armed and equipped.

Florida Officer Suffers Heart Attack During Tactical Training

January 14, 2011
Davie (Fla.) Police Officer Rogerio Morales was described as being very physically fit but may have had a heart attack during training for the department's Special Response Team (SRT). He was completing a physical agility test when he collapsed.

Urban Shield: Debriefing the Teams

November 3, 2010
SWAT competitions give the teams an opportunity to compete against other tactical teams in events designed to test their competency and mettle. Among the many excellent SWAT competitions to choose from, Urban Shield's "full-scale exercise" format is widely considered the most realistically challenging.

Urban Shield Tests Police Responders

October 29, 2010

Twenty nine tactical teams, including three international, participated in Urban Shield 2010, the nation's largest first-responder training hosted by the Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office. Organizers roll out scenario-based exercises at a variety of venues that teams must respond to during a 48-hour period. With each exercise, the teams must manage and respond to an ongoing critical incident. The exercises "provide opportunities to enhance response efforts and identify training needs in a simulated environment," according to organizers. Photos courtesy of Alameda County Sheriff's Office.

Urban Shield: Planning and Logistics

October 26, 2010
I refer to Urban Shield as a "gruelathon," and this year proved even tougher than 2009. Although there are a number of outstanding SWAT competitions throughout America, I can think of none more realistic, encompassing, massive and demanding than Urban Shield.

Urban Shield 2010

October 19, 2010

About 30 tactical teams from around the world participated in the 2010 edition of Urban Shield, a grueling first-responder simulation coordinated by the Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office to train and prepare tactical teams. Source: The Daily Californian.

Role Models and Mentors

October 18, 2010
The informal training received from role models and mentors is often overlooked in the LEO training equation. At some point in most officers' careers, the roles are reversed and they become role models and mentors for the next generation of law enforcement.

Team One Network Tactical Training

October 1, 2010

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

Las Cruces (N.M.) PD's Part-time SWAT Unit

December 4, 2009

The Las Cruces (N.M.) Police Department's SWAT Team is featured in this News22 report. The 20-hour-a-week team trains at a vacant building.

SWAT Fitness Training

December 4, 2009

Highlights of SWAT fitness training of officers preparing for the 2008 Connecticut SWAT Challenge.

Urban Shield 2009

December 2, 2009

Urban Shield is a premier SWAT, fire and EMS training event that occurs annually in northern California. It was developed by Sheriff Ahern of the Alameda County Sheriffs Department and is widely attended by law enforcement agencies across the nation.

Original S.W.A.T. Cancels Tactical World Cup, Sues Operator's Edge

October 16, 2009
Original S.W.A.T. Footwear Co. has canceled the planned Original S.W.A.T. Tactical World Cup and initiated a lawsuit against partner Operator's Edge, who could not deliver the event, according to the company.
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