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How to Prepare for the Sergeant's Promotion

Your preparatory efforts for career advancement are not a sprint; they are a marathon. If you want to be better prepared than your competition, then prepare better than your competition.

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Phoenix Police to Purchase Brainwave Monitor for Training

Phoenix police will spend $60,000 on a high-tech brainwave-monitoring system endorsed by elite athletes to help reduce officer use-of-force incidents, including shootings.

Watch the Hands: Improving Police Interactions with Deaf Subjects

Officer safety is obviously paramount—and should never be jeopardized by allowing a potentially dangerous subject who should be handcuffed to retain use of their hands—but weigh into your tactics the fact that communicating with a deaf subject who is handcuffed becomes significantly more difficult.

Fieldcraft Survival's Mason Minner to Speak at TruckVault SHOT Show Booth

TruckVault, Inc., a leading manufacturer of secure in-vehicle storage solutions, has announced that Fieldcraft's Mason Minner will be at the company's booth #12979 on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Equilibrium

It is tough to have effective training when the troops are not receptive to the message.

PowerDMS to Host Inaugural User Conference, ENTRUST 2019

Former Navy Seal Rich Diviney and ethics expert Chuck Gallagher will keynote PowerDMS' conference aimed at helping law enforcement build trust with their communities.

University Police at Connecticut Campus Reforming Policies for Investigating Sexual Assault Allegations

Among the changes will be the addition of mandatory two-hour sexual harassment prevention training as well as training for several police officers on strategies for working with sexual violence victims. There will also be several changes to policies and procedures related to disciplinary matters.

Arrive Alive: Police Must Reduce Single-Vehicle Crashes on Patrol

Too many officers are driving themselves into their graves—turning their cars into their coffins—in single-vehicle crashes. According to ODMP, there were 34 such preventable duty deaths in a three-year span from 2016 to the present. It's impossible to know how many officers were seriously injured but survived single-vehicle crashes during that time period. Something must be done.

Officer Safety Considerations for Foot Pursuits

While empirical data doesn't exist—at least to my knowledge—on lost productivity due to injuries sustained during foot pursuits, anecdotal evidence suggests that medical leave following such activities is significant enough to give some thought to the matter.

Training the Bomb Hunters

Person-Borne Explosives Detection Dogs can detect explosives being carried on the body of a moving person.