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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

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

Avoiding “Simulator Sickness” in High-Speed Pursuit Training Simulators

Published on February 24, 2019

“Simulator sickness” is a persistent issue in many high speed pursuit training programs, and can really derail a session. Simulator sickness (also called “simulator adaptation syndrome” or “SAS”) has been an issue for as long as there have been modern vehicle simulators. (Trainers first noted this cocktail of nausea, headaches, cold-sweats, and eye strain in … Continued

The Case for “Tactical Seatbelt” in Police Pursuit Training

Published on January 24, 2019

It seems almost laughable to say this, but police pursuit training programs need to directly address seatbelt usage. It’s a simple fact: Seat belts have the capacity to save more law enforcement lives every year than bullet-proof vests, riot gear, tasers, and sidearms. A bit over 88 percent of U.S. drivers and front-seat passengers regularly … Continued

Pumping Innovation into the 97 AMW Fire Department

Published on November 30, 2018

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. By Airman First Class Jeremy Wentworth, 97 AMW PA / Published November 30, 2018 For firefighters, proper training can mean the difference between life and death. Since the equipment firefighters train with is expensive to operate, certain training practices are inefficient or even impossible to complete. That is why the 97th Air … Continued

What it takes to drive a 42-foot-long fire truck

Published on November 16, 2018

New York Firefighters use a FAAC driving simulator in their training program to prepare students to drive while responding to emergencies. Watch video 

Now Available on NPPGov – FAAC Public Safety Simulation Training Equipment

Published on August 13, 2018

NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization based in Seattle, WA offering publicly solicited contracts to government entities nationwide. Our contracts are created through a public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Access to our cooperative contracts is free and there are no purchasing obligations. Benefits of cooperative contracts: • Competitively bid, no additional RFP … Continued
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