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New MPD Firing Range is a Go

Published on April 14, 2021

New MPD Firing Range is a Go
  More than a decade after the Maryville Police Department closed its firing range for wastewater treatment plant expansion on Wheeler Road, it’s set to build a new one at 410 Home Ave., before 2021 is out. Maryville City Council this week unanimously approved a bid for the most qualified contractor to build the range … Continued

NFL Alumni and Law Enforcement Officers Gather Together on the MILO Field

Published on April 8, 2021

NFL Alumni and Law Enforcement Officers Gather Together on the MILO Field
  There are only a few high-intensity professions that include hostile adversaries, a high threat of injury, and often unfriendly media attention. Not only are these professions difficult while performing—they have lingering effects in the home and when transitioning to new careers. The impact of this kind of mental stress on individuals and families among … Continued

Breaking News: Active Shooters and the Actions We Can Take Right Now

Published on April 1, 2021

Breaking News: Active Shooters and the Actions We Can Take Right Now
  It seems like there are daily Breaking News stories of yet another active shooter situation, while innocent people are in harm’s way as they are going to work, picking up groceries, eating dinner, visiting the doctor, getting gas, taking the kids to daycare, going to school. It is easy to feel helpless and angry … Continued

MILO Kicks off New Outreach Program with Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops

Published on March 23, 2021

MILO Kicks off New Outreach Program with Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops
  With a focus on the whole officer, MILO’s new holistic approach reimagines outreach potential for community—and officer—wellness and safety. The MILO-Cognitive division, evidence-based curriculum, and outreach training resources built on the foundation of cognitive research, recently formed a partnership with the makers of the Emmy Award-winning HBO documentary ERNIE & JOE: CRISIS COPS. The … Continued

Live, Virtual, Cognitive—The New MILO

Published on March 16, 2021

Live, Virtual, Cognitive—The New MILO
New logo, new divisions, new partners  — and the same attention to detail and customer support that has made MILO a leader in simulation training systems since 1994. 2020 was a unique and challenging year for law enforcement agencies, but MILO has remained committed and successful in our mission to ensure the best, most effective … Continued

4 MISTAKES IN MILITARY INNOVATION AND HOW TO AVOID THEM: WHAT RESEARCH TELLS US

Published on February 15, 2021

4 MISTAKES IN MILITARY INNOVATION AND HOW TO AVOID THEM: WHAT RESEARCH TELLS US
Photo by Alan Quevy, 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs   The appetite for new technology in military training is ravenous, and—for those of us who served in an era of overhead transparency projectors—watching senior leadership at the Pentagon break down barriers to acquiring new educational technology can be exciting. Challenges which invite newcomers to the … Continued

Bullet Traps & Backstops for Shooting Ranges

Published on January 20, 2021

Bullet Traps & Backstops for Shooting Ranges
Some avid shooters have air-guns in their arsenal. For plinking or practicing the aspects of shooting, some go to the garage, out in the yard, or even in the home when there are no parents or spouses to witness breaking the rule of no airguns in the house. When we do so, we have a … Continued