The Police Trainers topic helps trainers keep up with the latest training methods and ideas being tried across the country, and is an invaluable resource for any officer who wants to add the word “trainer” to the resume. For the police trainer, passing along the knowledge gained over a long and successful career is often the only thing “better” than being a cop on the street.
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Why police academies are letting recruits down (and how to fix it)–
While the challenges of modern policing are drastically different from previous decades, training delivery methods in academies have remained relatively stagnant
Rapid Response: 7 key takeaways from the New Zealand mosque attacks–
The rapid movement of the killer from one scene to the next made the attacks incredibly disorienting and highly complicated the police response
4 ways online police training saves time, money–
How much could your department save with a web-based training solution?
Reality Training: Strategies for successful de-escalation–
In this episode of Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews video that serves as an excellent example of how to successfully use de-escalation techniques in a volatile situation.
LEARN MORE7 easy steps to successful de-escalation 5 tips from Force Science on de-escalation tactics The 8 most effective de-escalation techniques in corrections What does de-escalation really mean?
Street survival: 25 tips for surviving the 'routine' vehicle contact–
Fight complacency caused by the “routine” by establishing a “tactical routine” oriented toward personal survival
Reality Training: What should you do when a bystander is recording you?–
One of the realities of modern policing is the proliferation of smartphones means everyone has a camera in their pocket at all times, and you are going to be recorded during the course of your duties. What does this mean from an officer safety perspective? Dave Smith reviews video of a struggle between a suspect and an officer that highlights the unique issues that come with bystanders actively filming a dangerous encounter.
LEARN MORESomebody, somewhere is recording: How police can obtain bystander videos React without reaction: What cops should do when being recorded Filming cops: Know when you can seize a recording device Trending Topics: How do you respond to civilians filming you?
Writing effective case summaries–
A successful prosecution is the desired result of most criminal investigations – and that begins with an effective case summary
How real blood, real bones & real bodies enhance forensics training–
From bloodstain pattern analysis to grave excavations at a body farm, the National Forensic Academy takes a hands-on approach to teaching crime scene investigation
LEO Near Miss: Officer’s traffic stop nearly turns into ‘suicide by cop'–
This near miss reminds officers to be cautious with preconceived notions about the conduct or intentions of a suspect
What police can learn from school violence close calls–
Early and transparent communication among all who are likely to be involved in a school shooting incident is a primary factor in keeping schools safe
How LE and school administrators can train together for active shooter response–
Why aren’t we as a society focusing more on efficient training for those involved in the incident prior to the arrival of responders?
Our first line of defense: Training and recruiting school resource officers–
While responding to school threats like active shooters is a part of an SRO’s responsibilities, it barely scratches the surface of how SROs serve our schools
8 things for leaders to consider when scouting for SWAT members–
SWAT is a specialized unit and those selected to be members of that unit should be special people who possess extraordinary skills and abilities
Firearms qualifications are NOT important!–
Qualifying is a “necessary evil” for police officers that should occupy very little of our range time
Street survival: Develop your stealth approach–
The stealth approach can turn you into one who surprises rather than one who is surprised
LEO Near Miss: Officers nearly disarmed during hospital prisoner detail–
When hospital staff request an officer uncuff a violent suspect, the officer finds himself in a fight for his life
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