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Don’t Miss the Bus: Successfully Using a FTA Low-No Grant

Published on March 1, 2024

Don’t Miss the Bus: Successfully Using a FTA Low-No Grant
The Department of Transportation is going all in on a zero-emission/low-emission future for mass transit. Hence, funding opportunities have been significantly expanded, like the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Grant Program for buses and bus facilities. But FTA also acknowledges that the transition to low or no emission buses might be a … Continued

MILO Unveils Distinguished 2024 MILO Cognitive Advisory Board

Published on February 29, 2024

MILO Unveils Distinguished 2024 MILO Cognitive Advisory Board
  MILO Training Solutions, a leader in cutting-edge training solutions, proudly announces the formation of its prestigious 2024 MILO Cognitive Advisory Board, a collective of renowned experts and visionaries in the fields of learning and development, law enforcement, military, and academia. Chair of the Board Dr. Joy VerPlanck, a distinguished senior leader with over 25 … Continued

How to Keep a Clean and Healthy Shooting Range

Published on February 28, 2024

How to Keep a Clean and Healthy Shooting Range
  Keeping a clean and healthy shooting range involves three fundamentals: Ballistic containment: Ensure the range doesn’t let any bullets escape or ricochet dangerously. Air-handling: Making sure the range brings in outside air, maintains a downrange laminar flow within OSHA specifications, filters that air, and exhausts air free of lead and other dangerous particulate. Periodic … Continued

El Paso Police Recruits Undergo MILO Training

Published on February 27, 2024

Read the link below to see how El Paso police recruits utilize the MILO simulator for active shooter training. The training program allows officers and recruits to examine their responses to those scenarios by watching back every move they make. “What could I have done better? How could I have handled this better? It’s not … Continued

Trust-Building Campaign: Time For a Progress Check

Published on February 22, 2024

Trust-Building Campaign: Time For a Progress Check
  If you want public order, the public needs to cooperate with the police. Cooperation creates opportunities for information-sharing, leading to a safer environment where police can patrol safely without suspicion. And if you want the police to create a bond with the community where collaboration is reliable, there has to be a sense of … Continued

The Top Three Ways to Optimize Your Fire/EMS Training With Simulation

Published on February 19, 2024

The Top Three Ways to Optimize Your Fire/EMS Training With Simulation
What decisions will a first responder make behind the wheel when responding to a “baby not breathing” or “Mayday” call? It’s already a big ask, expecting anyone to make safe, split-second decisions when stakes and adrenaline are high. Factor in variables like weather, traffic, road conditions, and apparatus operation, and the job is even tougher. … Continued

Four Key Features of a Well-Designed Indoor Shooting Range HVAC System

Published on February 8, 2024

Four Key Features of a Well-Designed Indoor Shooting Range HVAC System
  Unless a target range is ice-cold or broiling, few shooters give a second thought to the HVAC system. But for range operators, it’s an entirely different story. As the National Shooting Sports Foundation points out, depending on their role and the design of the HVAC system, shooting range workers “may be exposed to lead … Continued
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