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Learn or Die

October 16, 2014

It seems continuing to learn stops the forgetting process, which is important because in our profession forgetting can have dire consequences. How many times have you watched a video of an officer getting hurt and thought, How did he forget to keep proper positioning? or Why did she stop watching the hands?

Officers Train With NYPD's Twitter Police

September 18, 2014
NYPD's top brass are taking classes on how to Tweet. The department had only one Twitter account at the beginning of the year, but now has more than 40 and plans to add more.

Countering Gun Grabs on the Ground

August 30, 2014

Even a well-trained officer can find him- or herself on the ground when initiating an arrest. Things happen quickly and things can get ugly quickly. Be sure that you are ready to counter any grabs for your weapons.

Combined Response to Active Shooters

August 22, 2014

The final element of an active threat incident is the response. This encompasses the police response to end the attack, Fire/EMS response to aid and evacuate the victims, and even law enforcement containment response to seal off the scene and preserve evidence.

Morphix Technologies offers Officers Classroom TraceX Explosives Detection Training Kit

August 20, 2014
Morphix Technologies has created a classroom TraceX Explosives Detection Training Kit for trainers that includes a training unit designed to teach end users how to identify bombers, bomb-makers and bomb-making facilities in a single test.

Improving Police Mental Health Response

August 14, 2014

While mass shootings are most prominent in the nation's mind, mental illness is often part of the common calls officers face, including domestics, substance abuse, emotional distress, armed persons, and suicide by cop.

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.

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