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Get Ready for a Fight

June 26, 2014

Your defensive tactics training should be intense, exhausting, applicable, and eye-opening. Don't come to in-service training dressed for vacation or expecting to sleepwalk through the course.

Building Leaders

March 31, 2014

Even if people receive some training, there is more to becoming a leader than taking a class. Training in all its aspects needs to change with the times. But it's a pervasive cultural issue. And it takes time to change a culture.

Private Police Units Expand Power In Ohio

September 19, 2012
Peace officers who work separate from traditional city and county forces are playing a significant role in Ohio law enforcement, providing what one police chief calls a "necessary" service.

Calif. Sheriff's Special Officers Stripped of Arrest Powers

July 2, 2012
About 200 Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's special safety officers have lost their arrest powers and can no longer carry a gun off duty without a concealed carry permit, after the state's training board ruled they don't have enough training.

I Can't Stand My FTO!

June 6, 2012
The role of the Field Training Officer (FTO) is more or less defined as that of a one-on-one supervisor and trainer. They're the direct connection between graduates of the academy and self-actuated functioning police officers. The FTO has a defined mission to be the trainer, evaluator, supervisor, confessor, and many other roles.

Recruits Face Long Road In Michigan

February 7, 2012
About one half of the more than 400 recruits who graduate from Michigan's 19 police academies each year find placement with agencies. The state has lost more than 3,000 police jobs since 2001.

Calif. Gov. Brown 'Seriously Concerned' About Force on Campus

November 29, 2011
California's Gov. Jerry Brown has requested a formal review of the state's police use-of-force training, following widely publicized confrontations at two university campuses.

Should You Gain Law Enforcement Certification On Your Own?

August 29, 2011
You may complete the academy, but won't be certified until a law enforcement agency employs you. In some states, this completes the certification process. In others, you'll have to attend additional law enforcement training for completion. Because you haven't been a cop, you may not have received specialized training that requires full law enforcement clearances.

Georgia Investigates Qualifications of College's Officers

February 9, 2011
Georgia investigators are probing the Morris Brown College (Ga.) Police Department, after it was discovered that the college employs officers who often lack proper credentials and training.

Arizona Immigration Law Training Film

July 1, 2010

The Arizona Peace Officer Standards Training board produced a 90-minute video for distribution to all police agencies in the state for training on enforcing the state's new immigration law. Here are excerpts.

Arizona P.O.S.T. Begins Developing Immigration Enforcement Training

April 27, 2010
The Arizona P.O.S.T. Board is considering ideas such as 5-10 minute videos that could be played for officers during daily briefings or additional sensitivity training to prevent racial profiling.

Arizona P.O.S.T. Board To Train Cops on Immigration Law

April 25, 2010
The training standards board is now reviewing the law Brewer signed Friday that requires officers to detain people they suspect are in the country illegally and check their immigration status with federal officials.

Running Up the Score

April 22, 2010

The purpose of this article is to pass on a few observations and suggestions that might help law enforcement officers and their employing agencies improve firearms training, especially for those officers who find it difficult to qualify with their issued firearms.

POLICE-TREXPO West Courses Certified for P.O.S.T. Credit

March 26, 2010
POLICE-TREXPO West is proud to announce that California P.O.S.T. (California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training) has officially certified the conference program that will be offered next week, March 29-31 at the Long Beach Convention Center, Hall A, in Long Beach, Calif.

The Meaning of Training Certification

April 23, 2008
The idea that once we "certify" someone, we are somehow guaranteeing that person's competency is a subtext that runs throughout the law enforcement profession. And it's not accurate.

Running on Reserve

October 1, 1996

Regardless of a police agency's size, a quality reserve and volunteer organization can be vital to the protection of the community, the public's perception of law enforcement and the effectiveness of crime prevention programs.

Agencies Struggle to Attract Reserve Officers

October 1, 1996

Regardless of a police agency's size, a quality reserve and volunteer organization can be vital to the protection of the community, the public's perception of Jaw enforcement and the effectiveness of crime prevention programs.

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