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VirTra and Force Science Institute Partner to Advance Officer Training

“By partnering with Force Science Institute, we’re able to leverage their research, training, and complex scientific principles to add extensive depth and expertise to our leading simulation product line,” said Jason Mulcahy, VirTra GM.

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Meeting the Police Documentation Challenge with Speech Recognition Technology

Growing incident reporting and police paperwork can place a heavy burden on law enforcement and create adverse outcomes for departmental efficiency, effectiveness, and even officer safety. Smart reporting solutions – like speech recognition technology – can help solve these challenges.

Details Released in Fatal Shooting of Arkansas Deputy

On Thursday, the Arkansas State Police (ASP) released further information on the fatal shooting of a deputy who served with the Stone County Sheriff's Office.

Ohio Department HQ Dealing with Mold Problem

Officers and police leaders with the Worthington (OH) Police Department are dealing with a mold problem discovered in vents and air ducts at the agency's headquarters building.

(Video) Mitigating the Tragedy of Blue-on-Blue Deaths

Don Alwes discusses the problem of blue-on-blue accidental shootings, especially with plainclothes and off-duty officers, and how to prevent these incidents.

On Independence Day, Words of Wisdom from American History

Let's contemplate the words of some of the people who helped shape this great country.

(Video) Tactics for Surviving an Ambush Attack

Don Alwes discusses how increased officer situational awareness, proper tactical response, and knowledge of John Boyd's OODA Loop can keep officers safer in the event of an ambush attack.

Looking Back: Tragedy, Invisible Killers, and the Death Penalty

POLICE has covered lessons learned, weapons of mass destruction, and capital punishment.

Beware of Towing Hazards

Always be alert at scenes involving tow trucks and aware of the dangers present during impound and wrecked vehicle removal operations.

Ambush Attack: 8 Tips for Avoiding—or Surviving—Ambush Attacks

The threat of ambush is ever-present. There is a growing war on cops in America, and the probability of being the victim of such an attack is increasing. Be vigilant, always.