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MILO Employees Earn 3 Year Certification With Sig P320 Armorers Course

Published on July 26, 2021

MILO Employees Earn 3 Year Certification With Sig P320 Armorers Course
  To lead off a new staff training and education initiative, MILO service, training, and sales staff attended the Sig P320 Armorers Course. Attending alongside a representative from the Massachusetts Police Training Council and the Brighton Police Department, MILO staff became certified on the SIG SAUER P320 pistol, a firearm often seen and utilized in … Continued

EMS Simulation and “Teaching with Your Hands Behind Your Back”

Published on July 21, 2021

EMS Simulation and “Teaching with Your Hands Behind Your Back”
  In a recent post on EMS World, Rommie L. Duckworth, LP reminded EMT instructors that “telling isn’t teaching … for students to be able to perform as emergency medical providers, they must be able to make their own connections with the course material.” This requires a student-centered approach. Ambulance simulators and EMS simulation, in … Continued

The Physiology of Situational Awareness Training

Published on July 16, 2021

The Physiology of Situational Awareness Training
  As a practical matter, use-of-force training and situational awareness training must go hand in hand. We regularly ask officers to quickly assess a chaotic situation and then apply only the “amount of effort required … to compel compliance by an unwilling subject” (according to the International Association of Chiefs of Police). That’s not just … Continued

COE Faculty Member Named as MILO Advisory Board Member

Published on July 15, 2021

Originally published: Jul 14, 2021, | Education, Faculty/Staff, General News A faculty member from Louisiana Tech’s College of Education has been named as an advisory board member to an organization that works to improve military and law enforcement industries. Dr. Todd Castleberry, an assistant professor of kinesiology in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education, is on the MILO Cognitive Advisory … Continued

Understanding Adolescent Brains and Training to Keep Kids Safe

Published on July 13, 2021

Understanding Adolescent Brains and Training to Keep Kids Safe
  No police officer ever wants to be involved in a call where a child gets hurt. And yet, over the last 6 years, at least 111 children have been killed by police in the U.S according to the Washington Post. Just this year, 13-year-old Adam Toledo was killed by an officer on March 29 … Continued

Simulation Training Technology that Protects your VITALS

Published on July 7, 2021

Simulation Training Technology that Protects your VITALS
  The number one mistake when using a training simulator is focusing too much on the simulation training technology. Agencies are often convinced that, in order to make the most of their investment, they need to maximize the amount of time spent seated in that simulator and navigating a virtual world. “This is a case … Continued

Using Fire and EMS Simulation Training to Address the Emergency Responder Shortage

Published on June 28, 2021

Using Fire and EMS Simulation Training to Address the Emergency Responder Shortage
  Firefighters are expecting 2021 to be a record-breaking year for building and wildfires. But fire teams are shorthanded and overworked nationwide. This isn’t just about the increasing length and intensity of the wildfire season—nor is it about COVID. Both play a role, but it’s one of intensifying an existing problem: We are an aging … Continued