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40 Years of Training

October 11, 2016

Since 1976 law enforcement training has seen many changes as well as challenges, and it's interesting to chart that four-decade-long evolution.

Video: IADLEST National Certification Program Designed to Improve, Simplify Training

October 10, 2016
The IADLEST National Certification Program (NCP) was designed to unite law enforcement officers with high-quality training and portable training records.

NASRO Releases Statement on Federal School Policing Recommendations

September 16, 2016
Like Education Secretary King, we believe that administering formal school discipline belongs solely in the hands of educators, and that educators should be well trained to address behavioral issues through a variety of interventions that do not involve law enforcement officers.

GA Governor Plans Big Boost in State Officer Pay, Revamp of Police Training

September 12, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal proposed Thursday a 20% pay increase for state law enforcement officers and an overhaul of police training to include more courses on use of force and community policing.

How to Join a Bicycle Unit

April 6, 2016

A great bicycle officer has a strong service mentality, paramount knowledge of laws, a thirst for new knowledge, and someone who can adapt to change easily. If this describes you, your agency's bicycle unit might be a good fit.

NTOA Releases Updated SWAT Standard for Law Enforcement

October 21, 2015
The new SWAT Standard has been renamed the NTOA Tactical Response and Operations Standard due to expansion beyond SWAT teams.

Missouri Governor Directs Commission to Boost Officer Training

August 7, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon ordered a state commission on Thursday to overhaul police training in Missouri by Dec. 1, in hopes of reducing officer-involved shootings, improving community relationships, and teaching officers to better cope with the emotional rigors of the job.

Ohio House Approves Changes to Police Recruit Requirements

June 18, 2015
Ohio would boost the amount of training to become a police officer and require all candidates for law enforcement jobs to have a high school diploma under a legislative proposal.

25 Ways to Make Police Training More Effective

April 29, 2015

Because police training is in the news we thought it was a good time to ask veteran officers and trainers how they would improve law enforcement training and make it more effective. The following is collected from the comments of more than a dozen sources.

Oklahoma Undersheriff Resigns Over Reserve Deputy Training Records

April 28, 2015
Tulsa County (Okla.) Sheriff Stanley Glanz announced Monday the resignation of Undersheriff Tim Albin in the wake of documents released that allege Albin intimidated employees to elevate a reserve deputy in the program.

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.
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