Ronald Donat, 41, was a member of the Gwinnett County Police Department’s 112 Training Academy. Donat experienced the medical emergency that killed him during physical training in the first class of the day, at about 6:45 a.m., which prompted him to be taken to a local hospital.
October 12, 2021
Part of the plan includes a $5,000 signing bonus for law enforcement officers who are new to Florida, including those who have recently entered the profession, along with veteran officers from other states who are relocating here.
September 7, 2021
No one else was involved in the accidental shooting that fatally wounded Whitney Cloud, the agency said. Officials did not release any other details about the shooting, including how it happened, where it happened and what weapon was used.
August 31, 2021
The facility is the first of its kind in the Southeast, and will aid in continuing de-escalation training efforts for officers that will enhance communication skills and increase opportunities for better outcomes through real-life scenarios, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
August 18, 2021
MPD normally hires approximately 250 officers each year. Last year, after the DC Council reduced MPD’s budget by $15 million, the department was left with a near empty hiring pipeline, which had an immediate and significant impact on recruiting new police officers.
July 29, 2021
POLICE Technology Experience 2021 is now under way and available on demand at PoliceMag.com.
June 21, 2021
In a statement, former President George W. Bush said he and his wife Laura "were saddened by the sudden loss of Keith Mills." Bush called Mills a "dedicated public servant and exemplary member of the United States Secret Service.
May 3, 2021
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said 90 police recruits are currently in the pipeline, and that she is working with the City Council to enact a retention bonus for officers. The department is about 400 officers under its authorized level.
April 5, 2021
On Tuesday, city leaders heard from City Manager Spencer Cronk, who created a blueprint for restarting cadet classes. The blueprint lays out necessary changes that must be made before the academy starts, such as finalizing replacements for outdated and problematic training videos and bringing in a variety of community members to help teach courses.
March 24, 2021
InVeris Training Solutions (formerly Meggitt Training Solutions), a leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training systems and services for domestic and international military and law enforcement, has announced the appointment of Al Weggeman as CEO, effective April 5, 2021.
March 24, 2021
Under the proposed legislation, in order to receive a permanent position as a law enforcement officer, probationary police officers must have a bachelor's degree with a major or a minor in social work.
March 17, 2021
The VR-DT was chosen in August 2020 by California POST following a competitive procurement process for its VR Force Options Simulator requirement. InVeris will deliver 50 systems during a six-month period as part of a $2.6 million contract award with the option for up to $5 million in additional systems and related equipment.
March 2, 2021
“How much easier can you make it?” said Dee Ann Koanui, a former Honolulu training sergeant. “You might as well hand out the badges.”
December 30, 2020
The approximately 50 now-former NYPD officers, many of whom had less than five years on the job, have jumped ship since Friday even though it meant taking a pay cut in the short term, law enforcement sources said.
December 16, 2020
“These jobs are complex, they’re difficult, and we should not just hand them over to people who haven’t fully developed themselves,” said Reggie Jones-Sawyer, who is chairman of the Assembly Public Safety Committee.
December 7, 2020