The U.S. Department of Defense Peace Officer Standards and Training (DoD POST) has awarded Envisage Technologies a contract for the Acadis Readiness Suite. It will support legally defensible training and certification records for approximately 120,000 police officers.
July 31, 2019
5.11 Tactical has announced its partnership with Spartan, an obstacle race and endurance brand. 5.11 is the Official Tactical Gear Partner of the 2019 Spartan Honor Series and will be on site with activations at each of the remaining stops within the contiguous Unites States this Summer and Fall.
July 17, 2019
Men and women leaving active-duty military jobs would seem to be a perfect fit for police careers. But there are many obstacles in their way and hurdles they must overcome before pinning on their badges and joining the thin blue line.
January 30, 2014
For us, the purpose of MTC is stop the threat, deny the suspect movement, deny an advantageous tactical position, or collect information to be used in critical next-step decision-making.
November 14, 2013
Waukegan (Ill.) Police Chief Robert Kerkorian resigned as top cop Monday after acknowledging he made false claims about his military career, including claiming he came under fire during a SEAL mission in the 1980s.
July 2, 2013
What SWAT fitness experts are discovering is that some of this wear and tear and incapacitation can be avoided with "smart" training instead of "hard" training. Smart training is real-world oriented and job applicable. It's not just training for the sake of training.
June 13, 2013
The Texas Legislature is now debating a bill named in honor of fallen Navy SEAL Chris Kyle that would streamline hiring of former military personnel at law enforcement agencies.
March 4, 2013
A Chicopee (Mass.) Police officer was shot and seriously injured during a special weapons and tactics training exercise Monday afternoon just outside Westover Air Reserve Base.
February 27, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Jerome County (Idaho) Sheriff's Office for violating the employment rights of an Iraq War veteran.
January 7, 2013
A Lake County (Mont.) Sheriff's deputy has resigned, after a P.O.S.T. investigation revealed he lied about his prior military service as a combat veteran.
January 2, 2013
A Clark County, Nev., grand jury decided not to indict a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer in the late-2011 shooting of a disabled veteran who rammed cruisers at an apartment building.
December 20, 2012
Fourteen new recruits have joined the Savannah-Chatham (Ga.) Police Department, following 19 weeks of training in the academy. The recruits, who were sworn in July 26 at the Savannah Civic Center, included Nicholas Wissner, a former Army Ranger with five combat deployments.
August 2, 2012
SOTech's combination of the Mission Go Bag and Mission Pack-Expedition have proven themselves on the streets of L.A. with LAPD and LASD.
December 30, 2011
My pager went off one afternoon a few months later. It was Andy and he seemed to be upset. He had gone to see a Marine recruiter and was told that because of his past run-ins with the law, he wouldn't even make it past the interview stage.
October 1, 2008
Those who choose to enter the military do so for a variety of different reasons. For some it's simply a wise career move that includes a free college education and some great benefits. For others, however, it's more of a calling.
November 1, 2007