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Rappelling: Stopping the Fall

August 24, 2015

Rappelling is an important skill for law enforcement tactical teams, but improper training can lead to fatalities. 

Video: Florida Officer Shot, Killed in Firearms Training

April 7, 2015
Ocala (Fla.) Police Department Officer Jared Forsyth died after he was accidentally shot during firearms training on Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Florida Officer Shot, Killed in Firearms Training

April 7, 2015

Ocala (Fla.) Police Department Officer Jared Forsyth died after he was accidentally shot during firearms training on Monday afternoon, authorities said. More Here.

Pennsylvania Trooper Charged in Training Accident Shooting of Fellow Officer

February 12, 2015
More than four months after rookie State Trooper David Kedra was killed in a Montgomery County training exercise, authorities on Tuesday identified and charged his shooter - an experienced instructor - with reckless endangerment.

Mississippi Gaming Agent Killed in Training Accident

January 22, 2015

A veteran Mississippi Gaming Commission officer who was promoted Tuesday to Director of Investigation for the agency was fatally shot Wednesday morning in an accidental shooting at the agency's office in Robinsonville. More Here.

Video: Mississippi Gaming Agent Killed in Training Accident

January 22, 2015
"It is the Commission's understanding, that John was shot and killed during a training exercise in Robinsonville, Mississippi. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is currently handling the matter. All inquiries should be directed to MBI.

Accidental Discharge Killed Pa. Trooper

October 2, 2014
The Pennsylvania state trooper killed Tuesday during a firearms training exercise in suburban Philadelphia was fatally wounded when another trooper's gun accidentally discharged.

Video: Pa. State Trooper Shot, Killed in Training Accident

October 1, 2014
Trooper David Kedra, 26, of the Troop K, Skippack station was participating in a training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex in Conshohocken, Pa., around 4:45 p.m. when he was shot.

Pa. State Trooper Shot, Killed in Training Accident

October 1, 2014

Trooper David Kedra, 26, of the Troop K, Skippack station was participating in a training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex in Conshohocken, Pa., when he was shot. Read More. Read Update.

Oklahoma Trooper, Recruit Shot in Training Accident

June 3, 2014
An Oklahoma Highway Patrol cadet and a trooper were shot Monday during a training exercise at a shooting range.

New York Trooper Dies in Training Accident

November 21, 2013
Trooper Ross Riley, 44, fell about 30 feet from a ledge into Wolf Creek during a training exercise, according to state police.

Wounded N.C. Officer's Condition Upgraded

October 7, 2013
The Morehead City (N.C.) Police officer wounded in an accidental shooting at a training exercise has been taken off a respirator and his condition upgraded to fair.

N.C. Officer In Coma Following Training Accident

October 4, 2013
A Morehead (N.C.) Police officer has been placed in a medically induced coma after one of his fellow officers accidentally shot him during a training exercise. Officer Garrett Hardin, 23, was shot in the chest during a Wednesday training exercise.

Minn. Officer Bucked In Mounted Unit Training

July 11, 2013
A Minneapolis Police officer was bucked and stepped on by her horse Wednesday during training but has escaped major injury.

Baltimore Recruits Graduate Without Wounded Colleague

June 24, 2013
The latest class of police trainees marched to the podium to accept law enforcement certificates. But the name of one member of the class wasn't called. That trainee was seriously injured during a training exercise.

Md. Recruit Wounded In Training Sues

June 17, 2013
The University of Maryland Police recruit who was shot in the head during a training exercise has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit naming the city, county and individual officers involved in the unauthorized training.

Training Accidents

April 16, 2013

No one keeps complete nationwide statistics on law enforcement training accidents, but they are a significant cause of death and serious injury in the line of duty. Most training accidents share one common trait: They could have been prevented.

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."

Md. Training Supervisor Indicted In Accidental Shooting

March 28, 2013
A Baltimore County grand jury charged William Kern, 46, with misdemeanor counts of second-degree assault and reckless endangerment stemming from the accidental shooting of a police recruit.
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