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.
Responsible for 18,650 deaths nationwide a year—150 percent as many deaths as caused by AIDS—the monster is microscopic, extremely aggressive, and damned difficult to kill. The monster is a microbe called Staphylococcus.
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Today's simulators are high-tech computer systems with digital projectors that play complex interactive scenarios. They are designed not only to teach officers when and how to shoot guns and less-lethal weapons but also how to talk to suspects to avoid escalation and confrontation.
With tax revenues declining and budgets under water, many agencies are feeling the strain. But help is on the way.
When carrying a concealed weapon, the entire carry system must be considered. You need to think about not only the firearm (which we won't cover here), but also the belt, the holster, and any required support equipment such as reloads, tactical light, knife, handcuffs, and OC.
It's no coincidence that the Mumbai terror teams used Google Earth to map out their plan.
My work has led me to appreciate on a deeper level the tremendous challenges of law enforcement.
I could shoot a pistol with either hand…while normal Southpaws and Righties had spent their lives neglecting their sad hand on the other side of the brain.
Ever since it arrived months ago for testing, I've been putting the 556 SWAT SIG through its paces. The rifle has been everything I hoped for.
Although the folks at BlackHawk do not promote their Warrior Wear Operations Jacket for covert operations, after months of use, I have found it to be one of the finest quality overt/covert jackets I have ever owned.
The hair on the back of his neck stood on end as though the very air about him suddenly became ionized with some ill-defined threat. The officer couldn't suppress the sensation that something was terribly wrong.
What truly sets all of T3 Motion's vehicles apart is an innovative "power management system."
The fourth month of the year is generally pleasant. But as the month progresses, the dates mark the anniversaries of illicit and sinister events and the fools of April are no longer funny.
Often, the techniques we teach fail to address fully the reality of a violent, unpredictable attack aimed at taking away an officer's gun. Attacks are varied and unpredictable; our responses must be the same. The key is to balance structured techniques with options and variation.
Although it's common to see the term "stop and frisk," it's possible that there might be justification for a stop, but not for a frisk.
When it comes to policing the especially permeable maritime borders running through the Great Lakes, security requires an "all hands on deck" approach.