Tag: Police Training
September 29, 2023

Are Tuning Fork Tests Still Necessary?

Considering today’s emerging technology and advanced RADAR equipment, some agencies are now asking if tuning fork tests are relevant and still necessary. In this post, we will examine this question. While civilians may think of a tuning fork as a metal, two-pronged device used to adjust the pitch standards of a musical instrument, law enforcement […]

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June 13, 2023

4 Major Safety Tips to Consider During a Suspect Pursuit

Law enforcement officers are faced with life or death situations on a daily basis. One of the most difficult assessments an officer must make on the scene, and in a matter of seconds, is whether or not to pursue a suspect in a high speed chase. When the subject of a traffic stop or someone […]

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May 19, 2023

4 Ways Agencies Can Help with Police Staffing Issues

The police staffing challenge has plagued agencies across the country for years. After 9/11, a more expansive role for law enforcement was needed within communities, leading to the need for more officers. However, since the mid to late 2000s, the numbers have taken a downturn. Police staffing shortages have unfortunately become the norm. Trends By […]

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April 6, 2023

What Law Enforcement Can Do to Combat Drugged Driving

Drugged driving is a serious issue that affects public safety. The term refers to the act of operating a vehicle while impaired due to the effects of recent drug use. Like drunk driving, drugged driving puts the driver, passengers, and everyone else on the road in serious danger. Law enforcement plays a key role in […]

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October 28, 2022

What to Expect in a Speed Enforcement Program

The fact that speeding poses a huge threat to public safety is well documented. According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities for over two decades. In 2020, speeding was a contributing factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities. NHTSA and FHA […]

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November 10, 2021

The Use Of Dashcams And Bodycams In Officer Training

In this article, we look at how law enforcement agencies are using footage from dashcams and body cams in officer training. We also discuss how can they maximize the efficacy of the footage.

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September 22, 2021

The Toughest Police Academies in the US

While there are around 18,000 separate police agencies in the USA, there is no national standard for training. In this article, we look at some of the toughest police academies in our country.

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September 17, 2021

4 Of The Most Effective Martial Arts For Police Self-Defense

This article discusses why many officers take it upon themselves to also formally study a martial art, and the advantages of a few of the best martial arts for police work.

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September 13, 2021

Riot Police and Crowd Control: From Tactics To Equipment, Everything You Need To know

In this article, we discuss riot and crowd control tactics through the years. Read to learn how past and present approaches differ from each other.

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May 19, 2021

The Latest Innovations in Police Training

Police officers in the USA are among the best trained in the world. But the world is changing rapidly, and while there are many growing challenges in policing, there are also new tools that police forces across the nation are putting to good use. Here are the top innovations that promise a better future for police agencies, and consequently their ability to serve and protect communities across the country.

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