Establishing programs, setting expectations, and providing access to relevant resources that support the psychological and physiological wellbeing of officers is critical to the success of the individual and agency and must be treated as a top priority by the entire chain of command.
October 7, 2021
Axon’s new VR training system gives agencies the ability to offer quick interactive instruction in the space of an average conference room.
June 14, 2021
The consultant has never worked with a police department before, and the FOP is worried about possible safety issues.
April 28, 2021
"If I'm not going to shoot the assailant who poses a threat of death or great bodily harm, where am I going to shoot that could be considered a 'safe direction?'"
April 28, 2021
The DART Range system from Digimation is an economical and easy-to-use training tool that can be set up in any average-sized room without special screens.
April 28, 2021
CMPD has hired The DiJulius Group, a national consulting firm, to train its 2,300 employees in the fine points of the firm’s “Customer Service Revolution.” The department will pay about $60,000, CMPD spokesman Rob Tufano says.
April 23, 2021
Trying to inject humor into police training, especially use-of-force training, can be a terrible mistake.
April 7, 2021
Earlier this week, I was honored to be among a small handful of people to be selected to be one of the speakers at the Emerson Hour at ILEETA 2021.
March 26, 2021
Contemplating the bad things that can happen and visualizing how to overcome them can prepare you to fight and win.
March 12, 2021
There are—contrary to common belief among the public and the press and the politicians—substantial successes in multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictional response to terrible events. But Improvements can still be made.
February 17, 2021
Implementing a successful body-worn camera program is a lot more complex than choosing your preferred vendor and slapping those cameras on the uniforms of your officers.
January 27, 2021
Massachusetts state senators agreed Monday to scale back restrictions they had sought to put on the use of facial recognition software by law enforcement and to limit the influence of a civilian led commission over police training.
December 22, 2020
A complaint filed this week with the Citizen Police Complaint Coalition centers on a large gathering of police officers Nov. 5 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
December 18, 2020
When seconds mean lives and officers and other public safety professionals are responding from all directions, it's critical that someone shows leadership.
August 19, 2020
Officers with the Wilmington (NC) Police Department will soon be undergoing new training that is aimed at empowering them to speak up and intervene when they see a fellow-LEO doing something they deem to be incorrect or illegal.
August 18, 2020