Issues covered include: use-of-force trends, de-escalation and incapacitation, developing scenario-based training, how video is being weaponized, crowd control and First Amendment protection, force reporting and force investigation, public perception of police and use of force, and police and media relations.
June 24, 2020
Attendees at the Use of Force Summit receive focused and contemporary training on law enforcement and corrections force policies, training, and investigation from some of the nation's finest instructors.
September 18, 2019
The National Law Enforcement Center on Animal Abuse (NLECAA), its parent organization, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA), and VirTra, Inc., have announced the Law Enforcement Dog Encounters Training (LEDET) focused on police training for dog encounters.
June 20, 2018
Chief Bill Scott said Wednesday that he wants to train every sworn San Francisco police officer in his department to use the electric stun guns that they have been denied because of staunch public opposition for more than a decade.
June 22, 2017
A set of Democratic bills proposed Wednesday would set statewide policies for police use of force in Wisconsin. But the head of the state's largest law enforcement union says many of those rules are already in place throughout the state
May 18, 2017
Many current police practices were adopted when officers faced violent street gangs. Crime rates soared, as did the number of officers killed. Today, crime is at historic lows and most cities are safer than they have been in generations, for residents and officers alike.
May 5, 2015
On Oct. 20, the Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff's Office will host an FN 303 Less Lethal Launcher Instructor/Armorer Course in Stapleton. Each participant who successfully completes the class will be certified as an FN 303 Less Lethal Launcher instructor and armorer.
April 15, 2009