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Reenvisioning Police Training: The Need for Creative Thinking and Instructional Design

Published on May 26, 2022

Reenvisioning Police Training: The Need for Creative Thinking and Instructional Design
From  Article: VerPlanck, Joy.“Reenvisioning Police Training: The Need for Creative Thinking and Instructional Design,” Police Chief Online, April 27, 2022.   A new era of scrutiny and public demand for police transparency has put agencies and officers in the white-hot heat of a spotlight in search of reform.1 Police can no longer look at threats as … Continued

William James College Launches First-of-a-Kind Police and Mental Health Practitioner Co-Response Academic Training Program

Published on May 17, 2022

Under the direction of Dr. Sarah Abbott, the first clinician hired for the award-winning, internationally renowned Framingham Jail Diversion Program, William James College’s cutting-edge training program for law enforcement and clinicians will reshape the way first responders approach situations involving individuals in a mental health crisis. The program will use a MILO training system that … Continued

Emotional intelligence is touted as an essential officer skill. Here’s why, and how, officers should develop it.

Published on April 18, 2022

Emotional intelligence is touted as an essential officer skill. Here’s why, and how, officers should develop it.
Throughout the news, community policing grants, and the latest issue of Police Chief Magazine from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), you will find a theme surrounding the essential skills of today’s law enforcement professionals. That language includes words like empathy, emotional intelligence, and mindfulness—stressing the importance of an emotionally regulated and sympathetic … Continued

Exhibitors of Tasleeh Holding Group takes part in the Conclusion of World Police Summit 2022

Published on March 30, 2022

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The 4-day World Police Summit 2022 at Expo 2020 Dubai has arrived to its conclusion yesterday, and Tasleeh Holding Group with their partners in attendance expressed their appreciation for the successful commencement of the event bringing together our respected police officials, law enforcement, government authorities, and organizations operating in the field of … Continued

Training for Active Attack Events in Schools Requires a Nuanced Approach

Published on March 28, 2022

Training for Active Attack Events in Schools Requires a Nuanced Approach
  There have been hundreds of school shootings in the United States in the last 20 years, and a study by the Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center suggests they’re largely preventable. There is no question of the need to train for this increasingly prevalent scenario, and not just for SWAT teams to react after the incident … Continued

New Research Suggests Perceived Familiarity with Officers Reduces Crime

Published on March 11, 2022

New Research Suggests Perceived Familiarity with Officers Reduces Crime
  Coffee-with-a-cop, fitness challenges, and ride-alongs are some of the efforts made to bring law enforcement and citizens together in community-oriented policing. This increasingly common practice has been studied at length in the past four decades and is a central component of 21st Century Policing. While community policing isn’t new, emerging insights may change the … Continued

Women are making progress in policing, let’s pick up the pace.

Published on March 1, 2022

Women are making progress in policing, let’s pick up the pace.
  Every now and then a police headline gets positive attention, like when the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) selected Chief Mary Ann Viverette as their first female President, when Chief Heather Fong became the first Asian American woman to lead the police force in a major metropolitan city, when Zena Stevens became … Continued

The Importance of Cultural Competency in Policing

Published on January 26, 2022

The Importance of Cultural Competency in Policing
The headline could be from any paper in any town, as findings like these echo throughout the nation: Lansing, Mich. (W.L.N.S.) – An independent study commissioned by the Michigan State Police has found racial disparities in the frequency and outcomes of traffic stops conducted by MSP Troopers in 2020. But these headlines only tell part … Continued

Demands for Police Reform Training Necessitate Modern Policing Solutions

Published on December 29, 2021

Demands for Police Reform Training Necessitate Modern Policing Solutions
  As calls for police reform echo throughout the country, police agencies are at a critical moment in time when taking stock of agency policies and training must occur, if law enforcement hopes to remain locally relevant and nationally respected. Police reform training must include de-escalation training, but this alone is not enough. It is … Continued

MILO-based Training Supports Department of Justice COPS Grant-based Initiatives

Published on November 16, 2021

MILO-based Training Supports Department of Justice COPS Grant-based Initiatives
  The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) announced in October that the Justice Department had awarded “over $33 million in grants to advance community policing efforts across the country.” These funds will be used “to support promising practices through the development and testing of innovative strategies,” to build “knowledge … Continued