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Homeland Security Awards FLETC Ammunition Contract to SIG Sauer
SIG Sauer has announced a contract to supply ammunition to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) for up to $7.5 million. FLETC is the premier law enforcement training entity operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with locations throughout the U.S.
January 30, 2020
Low-Cost Training Options for Smaller Agencies
A small town with a limited public safety budget can't be expected to operate at the same level as a major metropolitan department with a budget in the millions, right? This assumption may no longer be true.
September 9, 2013
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 6, 2012
Computer Forensics in the Digital Age
Advances in technology have made it possible for any officer, with minimal training, to retrieve digital evidence at the crime scene and utilize it for investigative purposes.
February 16, 2012
Familiarize Yourself with Firearms
The more you know about firearms, the more likely you are to be proficient and capable in their use. Having this knowledge can have a significant impact on your ability to survive in the field.
August 2, 2011
Coping with the Cuts
Law enforcement budgets nationwide have been hit hard by the economic downturn. Agencies have cut back on officer hours, turned more jobs over to non-sworn personnel, and some have even laid off badged personnel. But the first thing that almost every cash-strapped agency does to balance its books is cut back on training.
April 6, 2011
Continuing Police Education
Just because money is not available from your department doesn't mean that training becomes any less important. As a proactive officer, you know that you must remain current on your training if you are going to be effective on the street. This article is designed to help you locate free training resources and remain on the cutting edge of the law enforcement profession.
September 17, 2009
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