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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

How Neuroscience Can Help Us Understand De-Escalation: From First-Responders to First-Line Managers

Published on October 13, 2020

How Neuroscience Can Help Us Understand De-Escalation: From First-Responders to First-Line Managers
  De-escalation conjures images of law enforcement in life-threatening crises. The reality is, we all engage in a form of de-escalation any time we attempt to resolve conflict. When we argue with our partner, disagree with a friend, or feel the tension around us in a conference room, there are opportunities for escalation. Given the … Continued

AROTECH TRAINING AND SIMULATION DIVISION ACQUIRES SHOOTING RANGE INDUSTRIES

Published on October 6, 2020

Ann Arbor, Michigan – October 6, 2020 – Arotech Corporation’s Training and Simulation Division (ATSD) announces the acquisition of Shooting Range Industries (SRI), a privately-owned company in Las Vegas, NV.  For over 25 years SRI has been a premier provider of live-fire shooting range solutions and equipment. They specialize in the design and manufacture of … Continued

3 Ways to Improve Police De-Escalation Training – A Science-Guided Approach

Published on September 25, 2020

3 Ways to Improve Police De-Escalation Training – A Science-Guided Approach
  An imbalance exists in police training: the actual daily demands of law enforcement officers are poorly reflected in the way in which they are trained. This begins in academy settings where trainees—recruited from the military—are honing firearm proficiency and force-option skills, training for the most combative situations to prepare for the worst. This military … Continued

Appropriate Demographic Representation for Effective Simulation Training

Published on September 14, 2020

Appropriate Demographic Representation for Effective Simulation Training
In order to meet its commitment to stay aligned with and representative of the nation’s demographics, MILO Range Training Systems has engaged in an extensive study of the demographics of all interactions and scenarios offered within its database of scenarios. MILO Range takes its responsibility to provide robust and demographically representative training for law enforcement … Continued

Correcting the Imbalance in Law Enforcement Training

Published on August 21, 2020

Correcting the Imbalance in Law Enforcement Training
  There is a disconnect between how law enforcement officers are trained and the actual demands of the job. Often, police are hired from the military where training must focus on preparation for combat. Almost half of police academies use a high-stress “military model” of training, and another third use a hybrid approach based on … Continued
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