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Dozens of Iowa Cadets Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

More than 75 students at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy were hospitalized because of carbon monoxide poisoning, according to NBC News. The cadets—all newly hired law enforcement officers still in training—were evacuated and initially taken to a nearby National Guard building.

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Training School Teachers and Administrators to Respond to Active Killers

Very few people who get into teaching have the mental, emotional, or physical fortitude to use deadly force when under imminent threat. However, every teacher should receive some level of active shooter response training—everyone should have at least some idea of what to do in an attack.

Dallas Police Department Losing New Recruits

According to CBS-TV in Dallas, nine of the 167 individuals who have graduated from the Dallas Police Academy within the last year are no longer with the department.

How To Survive the Academy

Police Academy Instructor Patrick Martin shares 10 tips to help prospective officers meet the rigors of police training.

VirTra's Training Simulators Chosen by 3 of Largest U.S. LE Departments

The Dallas Police Department, the San Francisco Police Department, and the Southern Desert Regional Police Academy (SDRPA) in Las Vegas have selected VirTra's V-300 use of force, de-escalation, and active shooter training simulator.

52-Year-Old Cadet Graduates from Washington State Academy

Andrews says he feared his co-cadets would treat him differently, but other than a couple of odd looks in the early days of the academy, he said everyone accepted him.

Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center Gets First Female Director

Brenda Urbanek, a 28-year employee of the Grand Island training center, will take over as director next week. Urbanek replaces Bill Muldoon, who led the center for 12 years before being named emergency communications director in Sarpy County earlier this year.

Swinerton, Golden West College Open Regional Criminal Justice Training Center

The new Criminal Justice Training Center consists of a two-story 38,932 square foot building that contains a new multi-purpose room, classrooms, force simulation room, faculty offices, lecture space, a lifetime fitness lab, a ready room, mat room, locker rooms, armory, administration and reception areas, and a conference room.

Baltimore Police Union Calls for Better Training for Recruits

The president of the local police union in Baltimore on Monday thanked a police academy legal instructor for voicing concerns about the preparedness of new recruits who received guns and badges over the weekend, saying the "training deficiencies that he exposed are real and should, by no means, be allowed to continue."

8 Cleveland Police Cadets Hurt During Training at Ohio Patrol Academy

Six of the cadets were injured during a training exercise in which recruits fight off a training officer who attacks them.