Minneapolis officer returning medal awarded for disputed shooting
MINNEAPOLIS- A Minneapolis police officer said Thursday he would return a medal for bravery he received last week for a 1990 incident in which he shot and killed a teenager. Sgt. Dan May noted that an outburst of criticism followed the awarding of the Medal of Valor by a committee made up of fellow officers and civilian police department employees
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Safariland introduces the Automatic Locking System (ALS™) duty holsters in a standard ride (Model 6360) or with a drop belt (Model 6365). The key to this system is an internal locking device that secures the weapon in all directions, providing Level II Plus Retention™ simply upon reholstering. ALS™ is also available in tactical and concealment models.
with Chris Lawrence I recently spoke with a person at a national police association headquarters about excited delirium (ED), and was "reminded" that there are some people who do not like the term because it is not "officially recognized." Depending on what
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Training foundation principles
Submitted by Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
At the heart of all force training are two foundational principles. The first is that empty hands skill underlie all weapons training. The second is that real-life events occur along a Bell curve of probabilities. This video tip from the Police Officers Safety Association elucidates both of these cornerstone principles ... Full Tip
Priority Dispatch Corp.™ Releases AQUA Phoenix™ Redesigned Quality Improvement Software
Users will find AQUA Phoenix's redesigned environment intuitive and simple with radio button fields and check boxes to speed up input, and easy access to the latest National Academies of Emergency Dispatch® Scoring Standards and Case Evaluation forms. For more information about AQUA Phoenix QI software or the complete Priority Dispatch line of emergency dispatch protocol products, training and services.
During Fall 2005, Long Island University's Southampton College will launch the Homeland Security Management Institute, offering an online graduate-level, 15-credit Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management to law enforcement agents, government officials and security professionals.
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