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NYPD Orders New Training in Use of Force

July 23, 2014
Every New York Police Department officer will be retrained in the use of force following the death of a Staten Island man after an officer subdued him with an apparent chokehold, Commissioner William Bratton said Tuesday.

Video: 38th Annual N.O.B.L.E. Conference Meets in Michigan

July 14, 2014
The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) annual training conference kicks off in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this week.

MMA Training Series Mats

June 26, 2014
Zebra MMA Training Series Mats are constructed to provide superior impact protection. Whether you train in MMA, No-GI Grappling, or Jiu-Jitsu, these mats are perfect for sparring and grappling sessions.

Reconsidering Carotid Control

January 30, 2014

The carotid restraint control hold is a valuable force option. When applied by a competent end-user, the hold is quick and highly effective and is absent of any evidence of traumatic injury.

Don't Become a Statistic

January 15, 2014

Can we ever stop law enforcement officers from being killed? I don't think so, but we don't have to make it any easier for it to happen either. There are things we should be doing that are well within our reach, but we don't.

Maximizing Striking Power

December 23, 2013

Law enforcement combatives are about obtaining control, and knowing how to strike properly is a big part of that. This concept is brought home every time we see an ineffective officer struggling for control in a YouTube video or in a story on the local nightly news.

Movement to Contact

November 14, 2013

For us, the purpose of MTC is stop the threat, deny the suspect movement, deny an advantageous tactical position, or collect information to be used in critical next-step decision-making.

A Full-Scale Faux City for Force-on-Force Training

April 10, 2013

The College of DuPage had Cubic Corp. create the high-tech tactical village at the college's 66,000-square-foot Homeland Security Education Center in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Welcome to the Careers & Training Channel

December 3, 2012
The Recruit channel and the Training blog have merged into Careers & Training. This new format will have much of the same content from both but now in a central location for everyone. There will also be new material on career planning and tracking.

K-9 Training Challenges

October 16, 2012

A police K-9 isn't a simple weapon used to attack suspects. At least not anymore. Temperament, sensory ability, and certain natural drives are just some of the considerations. Not just any dog has what it takes to work in law enforcement.

'Tacticool' Gear Won't Make You a Better Cop

July 5, 2012
Just because you got it out of the childproof packaging doesn't mean you know how to properly use it. If it's a police item you would describe as "tactical cool," please read your departmental policy and procedures to see if it is allowed.

Cyalume's Explosive Simulation Devices

April 4, 2012

Cyalume, maker of a wide variety of chemiluminescent tools such as light sticks, believes it has the answer to this bomb training dilemma. The company's new line of eight police explosive training simulators uses compressed air and a special chemical powder to create non-pyrotechnic bomb effects.

Odd Objects

January 4, 2012

You can develop a great deal of strength in the weight room, but traditional barbell lifts won't help you to perform a real-life tasks on the job like sandbag lifts and rope pulls will. I recommend adding odd object lifting to your exercise regimen to increase functional strength and add variety to your program. Read our feature, "Odd Object Training," for the full story.

Odd Object Training

January 4, 2012

With odd object training, non-traditional forms of resistance such as sandbags, ropes, water, rocks, and tires allow you to trade in "weight room" strength for functional strength.

Alleviating Line-of-Duty Trauma

December 20, 2011
Concerns of Police Survivors will offer several training sessions to help agencies better prepare for the trauma that follows a line-of-duty death. The sessions will also cover survivor benefits, police disability, police suicide, and helping affected co-workers.

Former Cop who Confronted Ohio Gunman 'Did What Was Necessary to Do'

August 9, 2011
After Keith Lavery left his house, he joined with a Copley Township PD officer who he described as a "battle buddy." He was asked if he feels like a hero. "I don't feel like a hero," he said. "I feel like what I did was necessary to do, and I would do it again."

Texas University To Develop Eyewitness ID Policy

July 1, 2011
Under a state law that goes into effect June 17, Texas law enforcement agencies will be required to adopt a written policy on procedures for live and photo lineup identifications. The law is partly a response to several high profile criminal cases that have been overturned based on faulty eyewitness identification.

COPS Office Announces Online Training Course for LE

April 11, 2011
The training course, "Team Up: Action Planner for Police-Security Partnerships," provides police and private security partners with assistance in establishing and sustaining partnerships, helping create a customized action plan, and highlighting aspects of successful police-private security partnerships that can be easily replicated.

Training Terminology

January 27, 2011

To promote the right mindset, we should use words like pre-attack indicators, offensive strategies, and response to aggressive and violent resistance. That's closer to what we really do.

Training for Stress

December 13, 2010
It all comes down to you. Don't let the state recommended guidelines or your department's training unit decide how or what you need to practice. These are probably minimum guidelines at best.
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