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 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
Trying to inject humor into police training, especially use-of-force training, can be a terrible mistake.
April 7, 2021
Contemplating the bad things that can happen and visualizing how to overcome them can prepare you to fight and win.
March 12, 2021
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
When someone launches a surprise attack against you, your training and your preparation will make the difference.
April 24, 2020
In past March issues, POLICE has covered less-lethal solutions, firearms training, and response to the 1989 San Francisco Bay Area earthquake. Here's a look at the pages of POLICE 10, 20, and 30 years ago.
March 31, 2020
Training simulator features like 4K, augmented reality, virtual reality, and WiFi connected screens are paving the way for the next generation of scenario-based instruction.
March 25, 2020
If a subject you're approaching reaches for a gun in the front of his waistband, you can use these Police Krav Maga moves to disarm him.
March 19, 2020
The successful pursuit of a degree requires you to know what you want and to dedicate the resources in time, money, and effort to achieve your goals.
March 13, 2020
TargetSolutions' law enforcement platform helps agencies maintain training standards, teach officers new skills and policies, manage training records, inventory equipment, and even schedule shifts.
March 9, 2020
If your agency is allowing officers to use red dot sights on duty pistols, then it needs to have a policy that covers issues such as training, equipment, and qualification protocols.
March 9, 2020
Why the Marietta (GA) Police Department made Brazilian jiu jitsu training mandatory.
February 17, 2020
Even the most compliant arrestee can become violent, and you have to use proper control tactics, just in case.
January 23, 2020