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Building Warrior Women Conference

By Lou Ann Hamblin

Calling all women in the emergency services! Aim high, with success in your sights! Take control over your performance, or someone else will! Here is how.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)

"There is No Bad Weather..."

By Ed Sanow

The next step toward reality is a safe and structured introduction to foul weather training.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2012)

Female Fitness for Duty: Should We Train Differently?

By Kathleen Vonk

Sometimes female officers have to work a little harder as well as a little smarter. Here are a few tips.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2012)

Urban Shield: Preparedness at its Best

By PSIT Staff

Urban Shield is a national model, full-scale exercise, designed to assess and validate the speed, effectiveness and efficiency of capabilities, as well as test the adequacy of regional policies, plans, procedures and protocols.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2012)

Training Course Evaluations: What We Don't Know

By Roger Overholt

Training evaluations are a good way to demonstrate what an officer has learned. Donald Kirkpatrick’s model of four levels of evaluation involve trainers, personnel and supervisors. Properly conducted evaluations can ensure that core problems are addressed, officer safety is increased, and liability for the officer and the organization is decreased.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2011)

Realistic Simulated Training

By Randall Murphy

Training simulators allow officers to master use-of-force skills. The Meggitt training study, Virtual Training Systems and Survival Humanistic Factors, looked at a soldier / officer’s survival response in high-stress scenarios. This paper specifically reports on 150 respondent veteran police officers’ perceptions, misperceptions and physiological responses when confronting a lethal force scenario in a virtual simulation environment.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2011)

Police Need Counter Terrorism Training

By Theresa Marcroft

Today’s local law enforcement personnel must be constantly vigilant for signs of possible terrorist threats. Training can be obtained through the Department of Homeland Security or institutions like Henley-Putnam University. The public is being encouraged to play a role in surveillance in their own communities as well.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2011)

The Technology of Interoperability

By Susan Geoghegan

The use of wireless communications technology within the public safety sector continues to play a major role in creating safer communities. The companies covered in this article offer a variety of innovative solutions for improved communications.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2011)

Better Planning Means Better IT Investment

By Stephenie Slahor

Technology is a vital part of public safety and working with the right people as well as conducting proper reseach will help you plan better.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2011)

The Full Contact Officer

By BJ Bourg

A number of training methods and principles from full-contact fighting are relevant to law enforcement, crucial to officer survival, and easy to implement. By adhering to these principles, officers can better prepare themselves for the brutal attacks they will inevitably face during their careers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
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