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The Use of Force topic provides news, information and training on one the most commonly discussed areas in law enforcement training programs. Shooting skills and defensive tactics are critical to keeping officers alive out of harm's way. We cover all subjects—nothing is taboo in this discussion.
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May 16, 2013
Making the case for police training programs Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Making the case for police training programs

Following the outcome of this case, Denver Police Department rapidly became — and continues to be — a model agency for both simulation training as well as live-fire perishable-skills training - Full Story
May 16, 2013
Maximizing use-of-force simulators in law enforcement training Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Maximizing use-of-force simulators in law enforcement training

In order to maximize efficiency and deliver the highest quality training to our personnel, I believe simulator programs should include several, equally-important components - Full Story
May 16, 2013
PoliceOne Roundtable: Using simulators in law enforcement training Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

PoliceOne Roundtable: Using simulators in law enforcement training

We connected with four of the top industry experts in the area of police simulators, and got their thoughts on the challenges, solutions, and future prospects for this continually-developing technology - Full Story
May 15, 2013
2 traffic stops, 2 very different outcomes Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

2 traffic stops, 2 very different outcomes

What made the life-and-death difference between two traffic stops on the same offender? - Full Story
May 14, 2013
PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools

Even as the capabilities of silicon-based simulators increase, our carbon-based simulators (a.k.a. trainers and role players), still need traditional “inert” training tools - Full Story
May 13, 2013
Do your policies cover using force against injured persons? Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Do your policies cover using force against injured persons?

A recent lower-court decision in Tennessee may be a bellwether signaling a need to tweak law enforcement use-of-force policies - Full Story
April 15, 2013
Dramatic shooting of a car thief... and persistent Hollywood myths Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Dramatic shooting of a car thief... and persistent Hollywood myths

The following report describes the latest moving-vehicle shooting case Force Science Institute has played... - Full Story
April 12, 2013
Hostage situation: One shot to save a boy's life Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Hostage situation: One shot to save a boy's life

When a 30-year-old gunman with a history of substance abuse and trouble with the law threatened the life of an innocent high school student, Sergeant Jeff Young took action - Full Story
April 10, 2013
Study proves 'cop cameras' cut citizen complaints Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Study proves 'cop cameras' cut citizen complaints

Study by TASER International and Calif. PD shows video cameras worn by police officers have a deterrent effect on citizens initiating false and frivolous allegations of police misconduct - Full Story



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