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RCMP Officer Speaks About Being First to Patrol with Permanent Blindness in One Eye

RCMP Officer Speaks About Being First to Patrol with Permanent Blindness in One Eye

In 2012, First Constable Michael Jaszczyszyn of the Royal Canadian Mounted Patrol suffered the permanent loss of sight in his right eye due to a rare form of cancer. After training himself to fire his patrol rifle from his left side and practicing to improve his depth perception, Jaszczyszyn returned to patrol duties in December 2017. Since Jaszczyszyn returned to duty—changing RCMP policy in the process—two other Canadian officers with vision issues have also resumed...

August 24, 2018

TN Firearms Instructor Accidentally Shot During Training

TN Firearms Instructor Accidentally Shot During Training

A Jackson (TN) Police Department Firearms Instructor who was injured when he was accidentally shot by another officer during training has been treated and released from Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, according to Jackson Police Chief Julian Wiser. More Here.

October 19, 2017

Pa. State Trooper Shot, Killed in Training Accident

Pa. State Trooper Shot, Killed in Training Accident

Trooper David Kedra, 26, of the Troop K, Skippack station was participating in a training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex in Conshohocken, Pa., when he was shot. Read More. Read Update.

October 1, 2014

Spokane Officer and Firearms Instructor's Will to Win

Spokane Officer and Firearms Instructor's Will to Win

This news report features Spokane officer Tracie Meidl, a firearms instructor with the department who describes her approach to the job. She also recounts the story of her brush with an armed gunman who confronted her with a shotgun."You have to have the will to win, the will to survive," she says.

February 8, 2010