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The Learning Zone: “THIS IS THE WAY”

Published on December 9, 2020

The Learning Zone: “THIS IS THE WAY”
  Most law enforcement officers choose that career path because they want an exciting and interesting career—one in which they can help people in society and address injustice. This empathetic drive to help people reinforces a drive to do it perfectly every time; the very nature of a civil servant’s position is to protect human … Continued

Examining Bus Simulator Return-on-Investment: A Tool, Not a Toy

Published on December 7, 2020

Examining Bus Simulator Return-on-Investment: A Tool, Not a Toy
  When communities consider investing in bus simulator training, they want to be sure they’ll see a return on that investment (ROI). Rob Raheb is a simulation training expert who’s worked closely with transit agencies for nearly a decade. According to Raheb, it’s natural for any organization to say, “We just spent three-quarters of a … Continued

Incorporating Resilience into USAF Security Forces Training – A Model for Police Leaders

Published on November 24, 2020

Incorporating Resilience into USAF Security Forces Training – A Model for Police Leaders
  The Defender job is stressful—arguably one of the hardest jobs in the military today. In addition to meeting the basic obligations of being an airman, maintaining proficiency in skills ranging from first aid and marksmanship to continuing education and requirements for promotion, they have the added requirement of displaying unfaltering professionalism in moments of … Continued

LASD Transit Services Bureau Addresses Mental Health and Homeless Crisis

Published on November 17, 2020

  LOS ANGELES — The Transit Services Bureau, or TSB, is part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and it serves more than 1,400 square miles of the L.A. County Metro. TSB is expanding one of its programs to help address the growing mental health and homeless crisis in the area. T-MET stands for … Continued

Train to Standard, Not to Time (Even When Time is Limited)

Published on November 13, 2020

Train to Standard, Not to Time (Even When Time is Limited)
  As more explicit police-training mandates are being passed nation-wide, legislators are desperate to set minimum training guidelines while remaining mindful that time for police training is limited and dwindling. As Mark Logan, PhD, and Assistant Director (Ret.), Office of Training and Professional Development, U.S. Department of Justice points out in Police Chief (July 2020, … Continued

Duty to Intervene – Three Challenges According to Science and How to Overcome Them

Published on November 2, 2020

Duty to Intervene – Three Challenges According to Science and How to Overcome Them
  There are many lenses through which the duty to intervene can be viewed: courts consider it law, agencies consider it policy, intellectuals consider it ethics, and modern societies consider it bystander responsibility. Regardless of the lens, officers have a legal, moral, and societal obligation to take action when observing a colleague acting with excessive … Continued

MILO Range Training Systems Announces Partnership with WSU’s CBTSim

Published on October 19, 2020

MILO Range Training Systems Announces Partnership with WSU’s CBTSim
  New Content Supports MILO’s Commitment to Counter Bias Training FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI – October 2020 Ann Arbor, Michigan – October 19, 2020 – Arotech Corporation’s Training and Simulation Division (ATSD) announces the exclusive licensing of Counter Bias Training Simulation (CBTSim™) to industry-leading MILO Range Training Systems by Washington State University … Continued