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Officers are continuously refining their defensive tactics, firearms training, and scenario-based responses with the methods and tools of law enforcement training.

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Be a Mentor, Not a Monster

Photo courtesy of William Harvey.

Great mentors seem to live for the teaching moments of life. It is easy to scream at someone who makes a mistake. It takes patience to seize a mistake and turn it into a learning experience. The leader who takes you aside for a teaching moment is a real leader.

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Get a Mental Oil Change

Photo via Stephen Poff/Flickr.

In your law enforcement career, there will be times when your stress level causes too much friction or locks up your forward motion. More and more officers are becoming victims of a level of stress that, if not attended to, could turn them into the psychologically walking wounded.

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14 Ways To Make Training Safer

Photo by Mark W. Clark.

One of the mottos of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) is "When safety is taken for granted, take injury for granted."

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The Officer Survival Creed

Photo courtesy of Long Beach (Calif.) PD.

"The will to survive, to survive the attack, must be uppermost in my mind. Therefore, preparation and not paranoia is the key to my survival. To survive I must be aware, be alert, be confident, be deceptive, be decisive, and be ready. I must expect the unexpected and do the unexpected."