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MILO Cognitive Division Partners with Thin Blue Online (TBO) to Create Online Verbal Proficiency Training

Published on October 15, 2022

TBO integrates its patented Breakthrough Performance Technology (BPT) learning methodology with MILO’s high-fidelity, state-of-the-art video-based scenarios to enhance law enforcement’s ability to communicate more effectively, achieve desired outcomes and connect with communities. TBO is a leading provider of public safety training designed to enhance verbal and interpersonal skills that can lead to less use of … Continued

MILO Cognitive Partners with Behavioral Pattern Recognition Experts Arcadia Cognerati to Create the Hoberman Series

Published on October 13, 2022

Arcadia Cognerati Combines its Renowned Human Behavior Pattern Recognition Methodology with MILO to Enhance Early Threat Recognition & Improve Decision-Making Arcadia Cognerati is the world leader in developing cognitive training content, leveraging both Human Behavior Pattern Recognition & Analysis (HBPR&A) and an understanding of the limits of human performance. Combined with MILO’s deep technical knowledge and ability to … Continued

Combining the Training Ground and Simulation for Comprehensive Cold-Weather Fire Department Training

Published on October 6, 2022

Combining the Training Ground and Simulation for Comprehensive Cold-Weather Fire Department Training
  Last winter Jim Vaughn (battalion chief with the Normal, IL, Fire Department and Field Staff Instructor and Regional Representative for the Illinois Fire Service Institute) discussed cold-weather fire department training for an article for Firehouse magazine. Vaughn stressed that “Although a large part of North America sees freezing temperatures, departments that are located in … Continued

The IACP Trust Building Campaign – How leveraging MILO simulation training can help your organization fulfill its pledge

Published on September 22, 2022

The IACP Trust Building Campaign – How leveraging MILO simulation training can help your organization fulfill its pledge
  A Low-Trust Environment Today’s public safety organizations operate in a complex and challenging environment while interacting with an often skeptical and untrusting public. Heightened scrutiny surrounding the use of force, demands for greater access to internal policies and procedures, and the public’s perception of biased police action—often fueled by incomplete or sensationalized media accounts—have … Continued

Driving Research: Are Most Car Crashes *Simply* the Result of Human Error?

Published on August 26, 2022

Driving Research: Are Most Car Crashes *Simply* the Result of Human Error?
We often hear the statistic that “94% of all motor vehicle accidents are due to human error.” It’s an oft-repeated fact and the cornerstone of many arguments for getting more autonomous vehicles onto our roadways. But is this “fact” true? Short answer: No. Long answer: it’s complicated. The “94%” does indeed come from real research. … Continued

Addressing the Risks (and Cost) of Firefighting Foam Training

Published on August 15, 2022

Addressing the Risks (and Cost) of Firefighting Foam Training
  Firefighting foams are essential tools for fighting fires, making firefighter foam training essential to every fire brigade. When it comes to particularly hard to extinguish fires, like those whose source includes flammable liquids and/or petroleum (i.e., Class B fires), aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) is still the recommended option where lives or critical infrastructure are … Continued

The Myths and Misunderstandings about De-escalation and Use of Force in Policing

Published on August 12, 2022

The Myths and Misunderstandings about De-escalation and Use of Force in Policing
  When it comes to public perceptions of policing, discussions are often guided by terminology that may not be entirely clear to the public. Two common misconceptions involve the terms “de-escalation” and “less-lethal” force. As retired Lt. Frank Borelli describes in Officer Magazine (May 2022), de-escalation in policing is usually understood by the public as … Continued