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Re-thinking how Police Train and Talk about the 21-Foot Rule
A key element to the entire discussion of the so-called 21-Foot Rule is the perceived intent of the subject and threat that the individual potentially poses.
September 26, 2022
NYPD Relaxes Candidate Fitness Standards, Paper Says
The department replaced a solid faux 6-foot wall inside the Police Academy gym with a chain-link fence that’s easier to climb, according to official recruiting videos posted online.
July 6, 2022
New MA Police Training Facility Opens
The Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC), an agency within the state Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), opened a new municipal police training facility in central Massachusetts to bridge the gap in training for officers.
January 25, 2022
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Tactics and Training: Thoughts on Use of Force
Is the law on use of force really changing? What is science saying about bias? What can you do to be safer on the job?
November 13, 2019
Analyze Your Training Curriculum
Trainers who are not adjusting their programs to meet the actual needs of their officers are making a big mistake that could lead to bad outcomes.
October 16, 2017
Make Your Training Real
If your defensive tactics training doesn't reproduce the conditions you will face on the street, then you are training to fail.
August 7, 2017
SWAT in the 21st Century
Equipment, tactics, and technology are obvious changes in SWAT, but there have been much more subtle developments in SWAT philosophy, especially in terms of training and standards.
August 3, 2017
Video: Crisis Prevention Training Mandated for All MN Officers
Minnesota law enforcement will now be mandated to take a minimum amount of crisis prevention training. It is part of a new law passed in the legislature and signed by the governor.
June 8, 2017
Crisis Prevention Training Mandated for All MN Officers
Minnesota law enforcement will now be mandated to take a minimum amount of crisis prevention training. It is part of a new law passed in the legislature and signed by the governor. More Here.
June 8, 2017
Boston Mayor Opposes Military Gear for Officers
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh voiced concern last week about issuing military-grade equipment to police, even as he backed war-inspired training for Boston officers.
April 3, 2017
Baltimore PD to Double In-Service Training Requirement for Officers
The Baltimore Police Department is requiring all of its officers to go through 80 hours of in-service training this year, twice as many hours as last year, Commissioner Kevin Davis said on Tuesday.
January 11, 2017
40 Years of Training
Since 1976 law enforcement training has seen many changes as well as challenges, and it's interesting to chart that four-decade-long evolution.
October 11, 2016
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