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University of Central Oklahoma unveils forensic science building

By Neal Lorenzi

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO), in Edmond, Okla., recently opened a Forensic Science Institute (FSI) building directly across the street from an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) Forensic Science Center that opened in 2008—creating a crime fighting, CSI-like complex for state law enforcement investigators and students. The new $12 million building features a 165-seat auditorium, four classrooms, a conference room and an evidence processing and collection training facility.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Ingredients for success in the public safety contact center

By Kristyn Emenecker

Public safety answering points (PSAPs) are under constant pressure to perform.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2010)
 

TANDBERG video solution reduces costs

By Grant Hawkins

TANDBERG’s video solution can reduce your agency overhead and free up departmental resources through streamlining everyday processes.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Mar/Apr 2010)
 

Free Training Resources

By Ed Nowicki

Knowing where to look for valuable training resources is a necessity in a troubled economy. A good way to begin the search is to look at the available free resources within the agency or the community.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2009)
 

Dealing With Hostile Learners

By Ed Nowicki

“Go ahead. Try to teach me. I dare you.” This seems to be the mantra of a few officers in just about every police in-service training program. Conversely, the typical police academy trainee has the attitude, “Teach me, please.” What transforms a new officer who is hungry for learning into an in-service officer who has a case of learning anorexia? What makes learners hostile?

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2008)
 

Moulage Makes Mock Injuries Real

By Shannon Arledge

Moulage techniques have been used by emergency response personnel for years. Moulage comes in many forms—the most practical are wounds made of rubber or latex that are placed on living role players or mannequins. However, it can be quite difficult. Taking the process a step further, adding makeup and a variety a materials, is a recipe for realistic training.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2008)
 

The Ram Master

By Paul Milone

The need for forced entry is obvious to anyone with any patrol experience at all. Although explosive breaching and shotgun breaching are both viable options, the reality is that most municipalities are very slow to accept these options. As such, the vast majority of forced entry scenarios are solved with a handheld ram.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2008)
 

Maxsell Blank Firing Replicas for Training

By Steven Tracy

Techniques that do not require bullet placement and accuracay may be better suited for blank firing replica guns. Maxsell Corp. offers numerous blank firing replica firearms that have completely obstructed barrels for increased safety.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2008)
 

Training Meets Competition

By Ed Nowicki

The true test of training is how well a properly trained law enforcement officer responds in real-life situations. The 2008 ILEETA Conference offers a chance for that type of training.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2008)
 

Escalate, Not Tap-out

By Randy Petersen

Trainers need to promote escalating the force in ground fights instead of practicing the traditional "tap-out."

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2007)
 
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