The pressure on American law enforcement agencies to field tools that can subdue dangerous armed and unarmed individuals without using deadly force has never been greater than today. The answer according to many experts is less-lethal weapons that can be fired from a distance and effect subjects with blunt force or chemical irritant or both.
March 10, 2017
De-escalation training is not new nor innovative. The philosophy behind the training is that officers need to take every opportunity to slow down a situation when possible.
March 2, 2016
Denying officers access to the video records of incidents before they write their reports serves only one purpose: It's a trap. The goal here is to play "gotcha" with the officers and try to catch them in a lie.
August 6, 2015
If we start punishing officers for every mistake, just because an encounter ended in the justified shooting of a suspect, then officers will surely minimize their contact with suspects.
July 16, 2015
You quickly realize when working a scenario in the new Theater from MILO Range Training Systems that it's a new kind of use-of-force simulator. Not only does the Theater system provide an immersive multiple screen experience, the images projected on those screens react to your movements.
January 18, 2015