P1 First Person: Contextual training concepts
By Scott Barlow
Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
Use of force training for many years has been recognized as an essential component of police curriculums. There are very few topics that have become more politicized and controversial in modern day policing. During my many years as a trainer, and supervisor of trainers I have become concerned that the training community has not evolved to meet modern day needs. This concern is twofold.