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Looking Back: Less-Lethal, Qualification Courses, and Earthquakes
Adding More Realism to Training

Adding More Realism to Training

Officers perform better when their training includes drills and scenarios that require them to use their skills in context under realistic conditions.

April 4, 2018

Accessing and Drawing the Tools on Your Belt
Deadly Threats: The Longest 10 Seconds

Deadly Threats: The Longest 10 Seconds

The most stressful situation a police officer can face is an unexpected deadly threat—someone wanting to kill you or another person. You must react to it. And you don't have time to think.

June 17, 2014

Straightforward Flashlight Technique

Straightforward Flashlight Technique

Let me give you a flashlight technique that will work under stress, in any conditions, on any terrain, and inside any building. It's as simple as this: Turn the damn light on and point it at what you're trying to shoot.

January 25, 2012

POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Overview

POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Overview

One of the reasons why this year's POLICE-TREXPO conference was so memorable was the quality of the instructors. The POLICE-TREXPO staff assembled some of the top educators and speakers in law enforcement to present a widely varied schedule of classes.

October 27, 2011

Video: Cars, Cover, and Concealment

Video: Cars, Cover, and Concealment

Every well-trained cop can explain the difference between cover and concealment. One common summary I have heard is "Cover stops the bullets that are being fired at you and concealment hides you from the suspect but does not stop bullets."

October 1, 2011

Police Product Test: Benchmade Triage Knife
Are We Teaching Cops To Run?

Are We Teaching Cops To Run?

When a gunfight begins you need to end it, period. But many of you have been taught that your first need is to find cover. Which may be teaching you to run away from a fight instead of doing your duty, which is to "run toward the gunfire."

August 19, 2011

Stay Refreshed

Stay Refreshed

When I took over firearms instruction in the academy the first thing I did was try to imbue everyone with the ideas that shooting was fun, anyone can do it, and if there is a problem it is only the technique, and not the person.

June 9, 2011

One-Size-Fits-All Training

One-Size-Fits-All Training

While it would be precipitous to say that the job is becoming more dangerous for women officers, it is not unreasonable to ask if more can be done to ensure their safety.

February 24, 2011

The Force Scientist

The Force Scientist

Since 2004, POLICE-TREXPO keynote speaker Dr. Bill Lewinski and his team have dedicated themselves not only to researching human performance factors under stress and fear but also disseminating the research of other academics to rank-and-file officers.

March 23, 2010

Weapon Retention on the Ground

Weapon Retention on the Ground

If you unexpectedly end up on the ground, you will be forced to make aggressive efforts to retain your firearm. Unfortunately, many law enforcement trainers focus on standing weapon retention techniques, which creates a training gap that leaves officers vulnerable when they find themselves in a ground fight.

June 1, 2009

Endangered Species

Endangered Species

What are you going to do when they come and close down your range? That's a question many firearms trainers are asking themselves all across this country.

May 1, 2009

Shooting from a Boat

Shooting from a Boat

Unless you're able to have access to the open waters of the ocean, shooting from a boat is virtually impossible. So we have to do the next best thing. We need to duplicate the movement of a boat on a dry land-based range.

May 1, 2009

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