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Jobs In Federal Law Enforcement Opening Up

This is the third  installment of our series on the of hiring trends in Public Safety. Today we cover the federal government side of hiring in law enforcement. Last March we recognized the start of many new academy classes and especially in parts of the country that had held back hiring due the volatile budget and economy in general. In June we highlighted diversity in training and of impact military veterans entering the workplace. Continue reading…

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Training Center Money; More Than One Color

When considering funding for a new public safety training facility there are at least TWO colors of money: money for construction and money for operations. Both are important, but many times the latter is the color overlooked or misunderstood. Today … Continue reading…

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Police Training Shoot House, Home Grown and Impressive

A police training success story. Sheriff’s ingenuity with the help of the local community build a training shoot house from 100% donations. Continue reading…

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Trained Police Dogs In Big Demand

Police Dogs or K9’s have become very commonplace in our everyday lives. Travel though an airport or spend a day that the mall you are sure to see these extremely well training police canines “working” right alone side their two legged partners. Continue reading…

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Police Training Center Going Regional In The Rockies

Three acres between the Meridian Police Department and the Idaho State Police headquarters currently stand empty. But before long, city officials said, they’ll hold the biggest law enforcement training facility in the northern Rockies. Continue reading…

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Training Helped Police Officer Survive

Police have shifted officer training to less classroom time and more role playing in real-life scenarios. It’s something they say may have saved a Fort Wayne Officers life when he wrestled a firing gun out of a suspect’s hand. Continue reading…

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Sheriff Sees Positive Consequence of Training Suspension

Sheriff’s Office to discontinue its training programs for two years following the discovery that a former lieutenant was fudging training hours and improperly administering classes. Continue reading…

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Fire and Police Training Center May Cut Costs By $300,000

The combined Fire and Police Training Center in Round Rock Texas (near Austin) may cut current training cost by around $300,000. Earlier this year Interact Business Group completed a strategic business plan for the project that took into account existing training conditions, including travel to out of area training locations, staff overtime and equipment efficiencies. Continue reading…

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Training, Above All Else, SAFE

Last week a University of Maryland police recruit was critically wounded. Prompted by this tragedy, I set out to look beyond the finger pointing and law suits that are sure to come and try to understand how an accident of this type could take place and then to take another look deeper at the nationally recognized training safety standards. Continue reading…

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Public Safety Training Newsletter Available

A monthly one-stop source for news, events, technical data, product information & trends and success stories for the public safety training industry. Continue reading…

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