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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.

New Dogfighting Enforcement Training Available Online

October 12, 2010
COPS, in partnership with the ASPCA, today announced a new free online course to help law enforcement and animal welfare professionals better detect, investigate, and take action against dogfighting.

Developing Training Acronyms

September 8, 2010

One of the best ways to train law enforcement officers in a classroom setting is to chunk up material into quickly memorized bites. You can also maximize the effectiveness of training by using a variety of memory aids.

Learn to Win on the Street at POLICE-TREXPO West

February 4, 2010
Loaded with a variety of new classes to help you stay prepared and protected out in the field, the 2010 POLICE-TREXPO West "Defensive Tactics Track" will provide you with excellent training and techniques. Take a look at the valuable defensive tactics courses that will be offered in Long Beach, Calif., March 29-April 1, 2010.

Urban Shield: Super SWAT Shape Required

November 23, 2009
Each scenario designed to test officers' tactical skills and teamwork to the limit was scored and timed, with points deducted for mistakes. Exercise #1,SWAT Fitness Assessment, tested the mettle of even those in "Super SWAT Shape."

Urban Shield: Training for the Unthinkable

November 19, 2009
Training for the "unthinkable" is what Urban Shield is all about because the "unthinkable" can, and does, happen. And like lightning in a thunderstorm, you never know where or when the next strike will occur.

TREXPO East 2009: Report from the Aisles

October 30, 2009

A tactical law enforcement trade show like TREXPO East tends to attract some fairly innovative tools. Walking the aisles, you could see the latest tactical vehicles, weapons, communications, and apparel. Here's a quick look at some of the things that caught our attention.

Woolrich Elite Series Tactical to Sponsor Corrections Training for Women

July 8, 2009
Woolrich Elite Series Tactical announced its sponsorship of the National Center for Corrections Special Operations (NCCSO) Corrections Officer Survival for Women program, the first training course addressing unique challenges that confront female corrections officers.

Center for Domestic Preparedness Offers Toxic Agent Response Training

May 11, 2009
How long will it take before terrorists have weapons of mass destruction? The answer isn't clear. But preparing emergency response personnel to meet the threat head-on starts at the CDP's COBRATF—the Chemical, Ordnance, Biological, and Radiological Training Facility in Anniston, Ala.

FN 303 Less-lethal Launcher Training Offered in Alabama

April 15, 2009
On Oct. 20, the Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff's Office will host an FN 303 Less Lethal Launcher Instructor/Armorer Course in Stapleton. Each participant who successfully completes the class will be certified as an FN 303 Less Lethal Launcher instructor and armorer.
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