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Minimize the Risks of Training Firefighter for Hazmat Emergencies

Published on January 10, 2023

Minimize the Risks of Training Firefighter for Hazmat Emergencies
  In one week of August 2022 alone, three dangerous petrochemical fires raged all around North America and brought attention to the serious challenges facing first responders fighting hazmat accidents, spills, and crimes—not to mention the ordinary incidents arising from the prevalence of everyday hazardous materials in industry and our communities.  On August 6, a … Continued

Preparing for the Unpredictable: Simulation-Based Active Killer Training 

Published on January 5, 2023

Preparing for the Unpredictable: Simulation-Based Active Killer Training 
  It’s not your imagination: Active killer events are becoming more common and less predictable. As a result, they are also increasingly difficult to contain and resolve and more deadly. According to the FBI, active shooter incident data reveals an upward trend; the number of active shooter incidents identified in 2021 represented a 52.5% increase … Continued

Illinois State Police expanded access to their MILO Range

Published on December 1, 2022

Illinois State Police expanded access to their MILO Range simulator this year, allowing local law enforcement departments to participate in simulation training. So far, 19 other departments have taken advantage, placing a total of 78 officers through the eight-hour training. “I think the biggest takeaway is giving our recruits, cadets, and troopers the opportunity to … Continued

Implicit Bias Training Positively Impacts Police – Community Interactions

Published on November 16, 2022

Implicit Bias Training Positively Impacts Police – Community Interactions
  Our biases have evolved from upbringing, education, and various experiences and exposures to threat in our lives and they exist to keep us alive. Unfortunately, our implicit biases also guide our interactions based on these stereotypes we’ve internalized and can result in unbalanced policing that increases vulnerability in the communities we are pledged to … Continued

The MPTC Lynnfield Campus represents key achievements in statewide training standardization and police reform implementation

Published on November 7, 2022

MILO Simulation rooms are included in the Lynnfield Campus, representing key achievements in statewide training standardization and police reform implementation. MPTC’s new Lynnfield location provides more than 55,000 sq. ft. to equip police officers with world-class standardized training. The facility’s dedicated classroom and conference space, mock court, MILO Range simulation rooms, indoor pool, track, and … Continued

Danville Police utilize a MILO Range Simulator Training for Quick, Effective Response

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DANVILLE, Va. – For law enforcement, making split-second decisions in life-or-death scenarios comes with the territory. That’s why the Danville Police Department is using the MILO simulator as a crucial part of their initial and remedial training. “You walk through it once; it’s very difficult to even hit a target under those stressful situations. And in that split … Continued

Operation Green Flight

Published on November 4, 2022

Operation Green Flight creates opportunities for the 446 AW members to review their readiness and allow Airmen to observe another unit’s training. The airman had to choose from three unique experiences: Flying on a C-17 Globemaster III Riding a razor Participating in a Security Forces’ virtual reality weapons simulator (MILO Range Simulator) “In my opinion, … Continued
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