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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. 

Lights, Sights, and Lasers

August 24, 2015

The "Lights, Sights, and Lasers" training course is completely free to law enforcement officers and it provides always evolving training that is otherwise often hard to come by. 

Improving ECW Tactics and Policies

August 21, 2015

A TASER is an effective tool when the situation calls for a non-lethal approach, but to properly use it, you need to do more than just pull the trigger.

Bomb Threat at a Middle School

August 21, 2015

It's 13:30 on a Tuesday and dispatch advises you that someone called the local middle school saying he planted a bomb and it is set to go off at 14:30, just as school lets out. The school is waiting for law enforcement's response. 

Video: All LAPD Officers to Attend Refresher Training Program on Use of Force

July 14, 2015
Officers from LAPD's Topanga Division were among the first of the city's estimated 10,000 officers who will be required to participate in the 5-hour course for what the department calls "Preservation of Life Training" within the next 30 days.

2 Seattle Officers in Trouble Over Comments About De-Escalation Training

June 30, 2015
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole has asked the department’s internal-investigations unit to conduct a preliminary review of comments made by two officers in a New York Times video and story on de-escalation training.

New First Responder Guide for Surviving IEDs and Active Shooter Incidents Available

June 18, 2015
A new report is available on improving survivability in IED or active shooter incidents. The First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents was developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Health Affairs.

Cleveland Chief: Officers Should See Themselves as 'Guardians,' Not 'Warriors'

June 11, 2015
Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said Wednesday that among the challenges he faces in reforming his department in concert with a federal consent decree is training his officers to view themselves as guardians of the community, rather than warriors.

Violent Crime Expert to Keynote 25th Annual School Policing Conference

May 6, 2015
Retired Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, U.S. Army (Ret.), will open NASRO's 25th annual School Safety Conference, which will take place July 5–10 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla.

Agencies Rethinking Use-of-Force Training

May 5, 2015
Many current police practices were adopted when officers faced violent street gangs. Crime rates soared, as did the number of officers killed. Today, crime is at historic lows and most cities are safer than they have been in generations, for residents and officers alike.

NYPD Retraining Focuses on Talking Arrestees Into Handcuffs

May 4, 2015
The New York Police Department's three-day course is aimed at discouraging verbal abuse and needless physical force. The message to every one of the department's 35,000 officers is, quite simply, keep cool.

Reacting to Gun Grabs

April 30, 2015

In addition to the built-in retention of your holster, there are some techniques and tactics that you need to know in order to keep your duty weapon in place during a physical altercation.

FATS L7 Virtual Training System

April 29, 2015
The flexibility, advanced features, and authoring tools of Meggitt Training Systems' FATS L7 allow training instructors to easily adapt training courseware to meet continually changing needs.

Theater

April 29, 2015
Milo Range Theater is a multi-screen simulator designed to evaluate your decision-making skills. It uses interactive video scenarios and CGI graphics to provide training in use-of-force options and tactical judgment.

The Training Lab

April 29, 2015
The Training Lab from Ti Training is an interactive use of force and firearms simulation system that allows for total training customization.

V-300 Training Simulator

April 29, 2015
VirTra's V-300 is designed for decision-making simulation and tactical firearms training. Five screens and a 300-degree immersive training environment ensure that time in the simulator translates into real world survival skills.

Less-Lethal Aerosol

April 29, 2015
MSI's AB2K-MMADS is a fast, multi-mission, fully portable less-lethal aerosol delivery system. AB2K can shoot a stream of dense smoke over 100 feet.

RX2 Starter Gun

April 29, 2015
Maxsell Corporation's 2015 detective-style starter gun, the RX2, features a durable steel alloy frame and realistic weight.

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.

FBI Offers Free Death Notification Training to Officers

April 29, 2015
The FBI—in conjunction with its partners at Penn State University (PSU)—announced a new, no-cost training website for law enforcement agencies and other first responders responsible for notifying the family members of those who have died suddenly as a result of a crime, an accident, a suicide, or other type of incident.
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