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Three Tactics to Ensure Effective De-Escalation Training

Published on April 9, 2024

Three Tactics to Ensure Effective De-Escalation Training
  Law enforcement officers and experts agree that de-escalation training is essential for the safety of both officers and the public. However, given trends in violent altercations with officers, many understandably wonder if current training approaches are sufficient and effective. Theo Chalogianis is Lead Police Officer at Michigan Medicine, with 25 years in law enforcement, … Continued

The Value of VR Training

Published on March 27, 2024

The Value of VR Training
VR is becoming a buzzword in so many fields, and now it is making its way into police training, but the question agencies and their instructor teams have to ask is: What are the benefits? Click here to read the article. Read David Griffith’s insightful article, ‘The Value of VR Training,’ which examines VR in … Continued

MILO Unveils Distinguished 2024 MILO Cognitive Advisory Board

Published on February 29, 2024

MILO Unveils Distinguished 2024 MILO Cognitive Advisory Board
  MILO Training Solutions, a leader in cutting-edge training solutions, proudly announces the formation of its prestigious 2024 MILO Cognitive Advisory Board, a collective of renowned experts and visionaries in the fields of learning and development, law enforcement, military, and academia. Chair of the Board Dr. Joy VerPlanck, a distinguished senior leader with over 25 … Continued

How to Keep a Clean and Healthy Shooting Range

Published on February 28, 2024

How to Keep a Clean and Healthy Shooting Range
  Keeping a clean and healthy shooting range involves three fundamentals: Ballistic containment: Ensure the range doesn’t let any bullets escape or ricochet dangerously. Air-handling: Making sure the range brings in outside air, maintains a downrange laminar flow within OSHA specifications, filters that air, and exhausts air free of lead and other dangerous particulate. Periodic … Continued

El Paso Police Recruits Undergo MILO Training

Published on February 27, 2024

Read the link below to see how El Paso police recruits utilize the MILO simulator for active shooter training. The training program allows officers and recruits to examine their responses to those scenarios by watching back every move they make. “What could I have done better? How could I have handled this better? It’s not … Continued

Trust-Building Campaign: Time For a Progress Check

Published on February 22, 2024

Trust-Building Campaign: Time For a Progress Check
  If you want public order, the public needs to cooperate with the police. Cooperation creates opportunities for information-sharing, leading to a safer environment where police can patrol safely without suspicion. And if you want the police to create a bond with the community where collaboration is reliable, there has to be a sense of … Continued

Four Key Features of a Well-Designed Indoor Shooting Range HVAC System

Published on February 8, 2024

Four Key Features of a Well-Designed Indoor Shooting Range HVAC System
  Unless a target range is ice-cold or broiling, few shooters give a second thought to the HVAC system. But for range operators, it’s an entirely different story. As the National Shooting Sports Foundation points out, depending on their role and the design of the HVAC system, shooting range workers “may be exposed to lead … Continued

Beyond Shoot/No Shoot: The Evolution of Police Simulator Training

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Beyond Shoot/No Shoot: The Evolution of Police Simulator Training
  Most police officers are familiar with classic simulation scenarios, such as a man standing at a door who quickly raises his hands to reveal either a knife, flip phone, wallet, gun, or empty palms. In typical training settings, participants are considered successful if they shoot when justified or abstain when not. If it gets … Continued

Rob Schneider Builds an AR-15 Tactical Rifle at Nemo Arms

Published on January 8, 2024

Rob Schneider Builds an AR-15 Tactical Rifle at Nemo Arms
  Although best known for his starring role in “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo” and as a mid-1990s SNL mainstay, comedy icon Rob Schneider is also a Second Amendment enthusiast. During a trip to Idaho last fall, Rob bumped into Nemo Arms CEO Bill King and his wife, Jeana. They started chatting, and Schneider ultimately took … Continued

FAAC Incorporated supports US Army’s Soldier Virtual Trainer phase II prototype

Published on November 15, 2023

FAAC Incorporated supports US Army’s Soldier Virtual Trainer phase II prototype
  Ann Arbor, Michigan – November 15 2023 – FAAC Incorporated, a member of Arotech Corporation’s Training and Simulation Division (ATSD), announces the award of US Army Soldier Virtual Trainer (SVT) Phase II to CAE, with FAAC as a contributing team member to the solution. Following a competitive Phase I, with two teams selected to … Continued