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Chases, Crashes, and Casualties: Tech, Tactics, and Training for Safer Vehicle Pursuits

Vehicle pursuits are inherently hazardous and often involve all manner of mayhem including property damage and personal injury to fleeing violators, innocent victims, and pursuing police. Here are some keys to help mitigate the risks.

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Why Police Should Invest in Training "Above and Beyond" State Requirements

Taking on the challenge of attending training above and beyond what is merely required can have myriad benefits—from increasing the prospects of promotion to simply preventing an untimely demise.

Examining PERF's "40 Guiding Principles" to "Retool" Police Recruit Training

If police trainers can examine—with an objective and critical eye—some of the suggestions made in the new Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) report on recruit training, a great deal of good can potentially come of it for officers, agencies, and the communities they serve.

25 CA Recruits Injured When Hit by SUV

“We're going to look at the totality of this incident, from an intentional act, to distracted driving, to possibly impaired driving, to an accident. We will not leave anything uninvestigated at this point right now,” says CHP Capt. Charlie Sampson.

Firearms Vendor Discharges Gun inside Chicago Police Academy

One of the vendors left a round in one of the guns and did not check it, before putting it on display.

MS Officers Learn Hazmat Response and Safety at Police Academy

“Just step back and say, ‘this is out of my ballpark.’ Don't rush in, don't get overzealous, don't think you can jump out and do it when you can't,” says Jim Whitfield..

Exploring Policing: Training Young People in the Profession Yields Benefits

Simply by participating in Cadet, Explorer, and Internship programs, young "recruits" almost always become advocates and ambassadors for police within their families and peer groups—that outcome alone is worthwhile return on investment, regardless of whether or not any individual goes on to become a sworn officer.

How Police Trainers Can Break Down One Giant Roadblock to Adult Learning

When the brain is engaged in "executive state," a student in a classroom can absorb, analyze, interpret, and remember complex concepts for use at a later time. When a person is in "survival state," they can't do any of those things.

3 PA Police Cars Destroyed by Fires Deemed Suspicious

The fires are considered suspicious, according to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, and are being investigated by the Fire Investigation Unit and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

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Going Beyond Succession Planning: "Training Up" Policing's Next Generation

Succession planning should be introduced during recruiting and initial academy training, integrated into in-service training and career development, and influence overall employee retention objectives.

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