Memorial Day is traditionally the unofficial start to summer. For American law enforcement, it signals the start of the "silly season." Here are some reminders for police trainers and street leaders to pass along to officers as they set about their summer patrols.
May 27, 2022
“Goodyear has a profound appreciation for the service and sacrifices of law enforcement officers, and it’s a privilege to continue to support the important work of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund as the lead sponsor of the Fund’s Traffic Safety program,” said Rich Kramer, Goodyear CEO.
April 22, 2022
The tragic death of Bluffton, OH, Police Officer Dominic Francis—who was laying out spikes in a roadway when he was struck by a suspect driving a stolen vehicle involved in a police pursuit—should commence conversations about training to safely deploy tire-deflation devices.
April 8, 2022
Expertise in a martial art can help you end resistance and even attacks quickly and effectively, reducing risk of injury to you and the suspect.
April 6, 2022
Sergeant Mark Dunakin, Officer John Hege, Sergeant Ervin Romans, and Sergeant Dan Sakai were senselessly and brutally murdered by a convicted felon wanted on a no-bail warrant for a parole violation in two separate incidents taking place nearly two hours apart on the afternoon of March 21, 2009.
March 25, 2022
The annual conference of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) offers more than 130 courses and more than two dozen instructor certifications on topics including use of force policy, defensive tactics techniques, leadership development, legal updates, and more.
March 14, 2022
What if police officers could hear 911 calls as they happen in real time? Hear a discussion that answers this question, with first hand experiences in this episode on Coffee Break with Police Experts.
February 22, 2022
There are vast libraries of dash- and body-camera videos "in house" at nearly every agency which can potentially help police trainers refine their instruction and improve police officer safety and success on the streets.
January 14, 2022
The Troy Acoustics system can make it safer for officers to practice their firearms skills and reduce citizen complaints about intrusive gunfire sound levels.
January 5, 2022
With just hours remaining until we ring in 2022, it's time for our annual retrospective on the year that was 2021—and what a year it was.
December 31, 2021
Widespread bedlam centered around looting of retail stores of everything from shaving cream to high-end luxury handbags has led to the senseless murder of a retired police officer.
December 3, 2021
Wherever you patrol and whatever your shift, there will be mayhem and morons with which to contend on Black Friday. Hopefully, however, you will also enjoy some downtime during which you can get ahead on your holiday shopping for family and friends.
November 26, 2021
The AccuRad PRD from Mirion Technologies is an easy-to-use radiation detection tool built for police based on input from police.
August 11, 2021
For ten years, IronWall360: Online Privacy Protection has used proprietary technology to search the internet and locate any site where your private information can be found.
July 30, 2021
The National Police Foundation (NPF), in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), has released "Staying Healthy in the Fray: The Impact of Crowd Management on Officers in the Context of Civil Unrest," a guidebook to officer safety and wellness during civil unrest.
July 23, 2021