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Writing a Handgun Optics Policy

Writing a Handgun Optics Policy

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

Free Law Enforcement Training

Free Law Enforcement Training

Here's a look at four programs that offer high-quality training for free (or extremely low cost) to sworn officers.

March 2, 2018

Blowback Laser Trainer: The Practice Gun

Blowback Laser Trainer: The Practice Gun

Featuring the ergonomics of a duty gun and significant felt recoil, the Blowback Laser Trainer was designed for law enforcement firearms instruction for both the novice and the expert shooter.

January 3, 2018

21st-Century Firearms Training

21st-Century Firearms Training

To help officers gain more advanced firearms skills Speller and the team at Fenix Training developed the Law Enforcement D.R.A.W. School Firearms Training program.

May 4, 2016

Web Exclusive: A New Approach to Firearms Training

Web Exclusive: A New Approach to Firearms Training

Students who have attended the D.R.A.W. School say the results can be impressive. “When we went to the range for live-fire training after the first D.R.A.W. School class, the results were instantly apparent. Not only were officers quicker out of the holster, their first shot was right on target, and their follow-up shots were faster and much more accurate,” says Lt. Jason Graham, training coordinator with the Wake Forest (NC) Police Department.

March 11, 2016

The Tragedy of Training Accidents

The Tragedy of Training Accidents

When an officer is shot and killed in a training session, odds are some other officer pulled the trigger. The result is devastating for the officers of the agency involved and for the friends and families of both officers.

April 16, 2013

Beating the High Cost of Training Ammo

Beating the High Cost of Training Ammo

The high cost of ammo has police agencies scrambling for ways to cut their firearms training budgets while still maintaining standards. Some are walking a very dangerous line where their solution to the problem has been to cut back on firearms training opportunities both for in-service personnel and for recruits. Others are looking for ways to achieve the same training goals without sending ammo down range.

May 7, 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

National Rifle Association and Law Enforcement: Celebrating 50 Years of Teamwork

Training the Trainers

"Amateurs do it till they get it right. Professionals do it till they can't get it wrong." That's one of the mantras of Jeff Gonzalez, director of training for Trident Concepts.

November 1, 2006

Preventing Training Tragedies: Friendly Fire

Preventing Training Tragedies: Friendly Fire

Of all training accidents, police officers shooting each other in simulation drills are the most tragic. They are also the most difficult for some officers and civilians to comprehend.

January 1, 2003

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