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New Britain police get high-tech lessons in driving, shooting

Published on April 15, 2019

NEW BRITAIN — Police Sgt. Thomas Gray adjusts the patrol car’s seat, straps on the seat belt, shifts into drive and begins a lights-and-siren emergency run across town. Rush-hour traffic makes it more of a maze than a race, and Gray gets bounced around a bit as he swerves past a bus, brakes fast for … Continued

Defenders Train Against Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Published on April 10, 2019

The MILO Range Training Simulator used by Security Forces at 50+ Air Force bases has a unique Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) feature. The MILO “UAS Takedown” skill­ builder allows Defenders to train to proficiency without the need for ammunition, and without being limited by flight line restrictions. Defenders can use their own shotgun with a … Continued

The Opioid Crisis Complicates Modern Policing

Published on March 29, 2019

Opioids are now the leading external cause of preventable death in the United States, according to the most recent report from the National Safety Council (NSC). A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in July, 2018 found that people who use opioids are 13 times more likely to be involved with … Continued

Cops shoot, or don’t, in simulation

Published on March 28, 2019

Armed with guns and Tasers, Teton County commissioners Natalia Macker and Greg Epstein were told to get ready to face a man who might have a gun. “This is an auto burglary in progress,” Teton County Sgt. Trevor Aitken told them. “Your suspect is a white male, about 5-foot-8 in a gray shirt. Other officers … Continued

Arotech Training and Simulation Division Receives $2.9M In Awards From U.S. Department of State

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ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Arotech Corporation’s [NasdaqGM: ARTX] Training and Simulation Division (ATSD) announced that it has received $2.9M in orders from its U.S. Department of State Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract vehicle. Orders year-to-date include twelve FAAC police driving simulators slated for delivery to Mexico and four MILO Theater … Continued

HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT AND DRIVING ACCIDENTS: THE AGE FACTOR

Published on March 24, 2019

According to POST (California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training), California law enforcement are injured in roughly 700 automobile collisions each year. Conventional wisdom holds that it is younger officers who get into the most high-speed pursuit accidents, either because of inexperience, poor judgement, poor control of their emotions, or a combination of all … Continued

Twin Falls Police do yearly training with new simulator

Published on March 21, 2019

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) – All officers with the Twin Falls Police Department are going through what they call a block training for the next several weeks to brush up and refine their skills. Det. Aaron Nay said they train for three days a week, for four weeks. In each of those sessions, there is a … Continued

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