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How Law Enforcement Agents Decide Whether to Use Deadly Force

Published on August 3, 2021

Published on https://www.nbcboston.com/ By Monica Madeja  Published August 3, 2021  ATF agents said interactions can turn violent quickly — within minutes — and decisions need to be made in a split second while adhering to strict guidelines. In a split second, police may have to decide whether to use force and it can mean life or … Continued

MILO Employees Earn 3 Year Certification With Sig P320 Armorers Course

Published on July 26, 2021

MILO Employees Earn 3 Year Certification With Sig P320 Armorers Course
  To lead off a new staff training and education initiative, MILO service, training, and sales staff attended the Sig P320 Armorers Course. Attending alongside a representative from the Massachusetts Police Training Council and the Brighton Police Department, MILO staff became certified on the SIG SAUER P320 pistol, a firearm often seen and utilized in … Continued

COE Faculty Member Named as MILO Advisory Board Member

Published on July 15, 2021

Originally published: Jul 14, 2021, | Education, Faculty/Staff, General News A faculty member from Louisiana Tech’s College of Education has been named as an advisory board member to an organization that works to improve military and law enforcement industries. Dr. Todd Castleberry, an assistant professor of kinesiology in Louisiana Tech’s College of Education, is on the MILO Cognitive Advisory … Continued

Understanding Adolescent Brains and Training to Keep Kids Safe

Published on July 13, 2021

Understanding Adolescent Brains and Training to Keep Kids Safe
  No police officer ever wants to be involved in a call where a child gets hurt. And yet, over the last 6 years, at least 111 children have been killed by police in the U.S according to the Washington Post. Just this year, 13-year-old Adam Toledo was killed by an officer on March 29 … Continued

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Complete Firearms Simulator Training

Published on June 25, 2021

Article published by: News-Graphic, Georgetown, KY By: Kyle Woosley   Officer-involved shootings have received an increase in national attention over the last few years. In an effort to keep deputies well-trained for these scenarios, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has been training with simulated technology. According to the Washington Post, Kentucky has had more than … Continued

Creative Thinking—It’s Not just for De-Escalation

Published on May 3, 2021

Creative Thinking—It’s Not just for De-Escalation
  By Dr. Joy VerPlanck and Todd Fletcher We’re in a new era in law enforcement. Widespread calls for police reform are forcing policy makers, agency leaders, and instructors to adapt with new ways of doing the same job—in an environment that is definitely not the same as it once was. For instance, consider how … Continued

How Does an Officer Mistake a Gun for a Taser?

Published on April 30, 2021

How Does an Officer Mistake a Gun for a Taser?
  How does an officer mistake a gun for a Taser?  This question has been ricocheting around the Internet this last week as citizens, outraged, watch another deadly video, and hear the panic in an officer’s voice as she recognizes the horrific error she has made.   The answer to this question is as complex … Continued