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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.

Newspaper Reports Training Records for Reserve Deputy Who Accidentally Shot and Killed Suspect Were Falsified, Program Under Review

April 16, 2015
Undersheriff Tim Albin rejected claims that the reserve deputy's training records were falsified and that supervisors who refused to do so were transferred to less desirable assignments. “The training record speaks for itself. I have absolutely no knowledge of what you are talking about,” Albin told the World. “There aren’t any secrets in law enforcement. Zero. Those types of issues would have come up.”

ASPCA Poll Reveals LEOs Lack Resources, Training to Properly Address Dog Fighting

April 8, 2015
A nationwide poll of law enforcement released today by the ASPCA exposes serious obstacles for law enforcement to investigate one of the most horrific forms of animal cruelty—dog fighting.

Philadelphia Police Department Begins New Training Program

April 6, 2015
Amid mounting pressure to institute reform in the Philadelphia Police Department, specifically regarding its policies for the use of force, a workshop for 80 new recruits will be held on Monday as part of a brand new training program.

'Fixing' Police Training

March 31, 2015

In the wake of last year's anti-police demonstrations, politicians made a lot of promises to "fix" policing and retrain officers to use force more sparingly. Now that some of these programs are being implemented, we are seeing the training may be sacrificing real world common sense about violence in favor of politically correct ideology.

LEOs Need to Improve New Technology Knowledge, Practices

March 31, 2015
To assist in crime prevention and public safety efforts, a new report revealed a need to improve the law enforcement community's knowledge of new technologies and practices for leveraging those technologies.
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