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Bartlesville Police let public try police training simulations

Published on July 29, 2022

Bartlesville Police invited the community to a hands-on experience answering a 911 call using the MILO Range Simulator. Bartlesville Police are hoping this will give a better understanding of the challenges they face. They open the MILO Range simulator to the public several times yearly. “Mostly, they’re very thankful, and they thank us for what … Continued

Better Fire Pump Operator Training for Airfields and Air Force Bases

Published on July 28, 2022

Better Fire Pump Operator Training for Airfields and Air Force Bases
  Eielson Air Force Base in central Alaska is less than 200 miles from the Arctic Circle and often sees temperatures as low as minus 50º Fahrenheit. As Staff Sgt. Joseph Cappel (a 354th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department crew chief) explained in 2018: “These conditions are vicious; it makes training difficult. If the temperatures … Continued

The Effects of Camera Monitoring on Police Officer Performance in Critical Incident Situations: a MILO Simulator Study

Published on July 20, 2022

The Effects of Camera Monitoring on Police Officer Performance in Critical Incident Situations: a MILO Simulator Study
  Kent State University (KSU) Shares Results of First MILO Range Simulator Study on the Impact of Body-Worn Cameras on Police Officer Performance. KSU’s Electrophysiological Neuroscience Laboratory of Kent (ENLoK), led by Dr. Will Kalkhof, conducted research “…to explore whether officer performance during simulated critical incidents is impaired by camera-induced attentional conflict.” Citing research supported … Continued

Shooting Range Lead Cleanup: Indoor Best Practices

Published on July 7, 2022

Shooting Range Lead Cleanup: Indoor Best Practices
  Lead exposure from shooting range operations isn’t just a hypothetical concern. Studies have repeatedly found elevated blood lead levels in recreational shooters who regularly visit shooting ranges. Based on this 2014 work from the CDC, it seems likely that at least 400 people land at a doctor’s office yearly with elevated blood lead levels … Continued

Shooting Range Lead Removal: Outdoor Best Practices

Published on July 1, 2022

Shooting Range Lead Removal: Outdoor Best Practices
  Around 60,000 metric tons of lead ammo is fired in the US each year, most of it at shooting ranges. That’s a lot of lead being released into the air—where it immediately coats shooters’ faces and hands—and scattered on the ground—where it may leech into groundwater or migrate beyond your property. Without reliable shooting … Continued

TASS now at all three CTCs

Published on June 30, 2022

TASS now at all three CTCs
U.S. Army PEO STRI: All three of the Army’s Combat Training Centers (CTCs) now have our Training Aircraft Survivability Equipment Simulation Suite (TASS). This means AH-64Es, UH/HH-60Ms, and CH-47Fs at all CTCs can fly with the TASS Kits. The system, which was already in use at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, and JRTC, Fort … Continued

What to Consider When Building a Home Shooting Range

Published on June 8, 2022

What to Consider When Building a Home Shooting Range
  We all recognize that frequent practice is vital to being able to safely and effectively handle a firearm and reliably put shots on target. Nonetheless, less than 13% of all U.S. gun owners report regularly making it to the range. Roughly half of all gun owners say they go to a range rarely if … Continued
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