CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies
Ari is involved in building next-generation training systems, cloud-based learning, records management, automation of high-liability training operations, and pervasive readiness technologies. He is a committee member of the National Congress for Secure Communities and an advisory board member of IADLEST. He has consulted for Federal Agencies, Homeland Security, Public Safety, Military, and Law Enforcement on technology, security, legally defensible records, compliance, and training.
At some point in a law enforcement career, you may be faced by an assailant who is pointing a handgun at you. There are several disarming techniques. I will describe three.
For the second year in a row POLICE Magazine and the National Shooting Sports Foundation are teaming up to sponsor law enforcement training at the annual Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show.
When officers do well it's inevitably because they have kept true to the training they were given.
Let's take a look at some overlooked and undervalued areas of training and program development that departments and agencies can start to implement immediately to reduce training injuries.
Since 1976 law enforcement training has seen many changes as well as challenges, and it's interesting to chart that four-decade-long evolution.
If you are to be taken seriously as a law enforcement officer, you must develop both your sense of curiosity and your sense of urgency.
The 21-foot rule originated 33 years ago in Salt Lake City as a reaction time experiment by Lt. Dennis Tueller, but it is entirely unjustifiable to dismiss it as an "outdated concept."
With the challenges facing our country, highly motivated law enforcement officers and respected law enforcement agencies are needed now more than ever in our communities. Motivated officers with strong ethics are the most important elements in the long-term success of a law enforcement agency.