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22 06 22, 2020

Providing the “how”: the role of scenario training in supporting reasonable policing

2020-06-22T19:33:29+00:00

Written by By Ellis Pines – June 22, 2020 First in a series from Meggitt Training Systems Providing the “how”: the role of scenario training in supporting reasonable policing “[New proposed] legislation...shall include recommendations to enhance current grant programs to improve law enforcement practices and build community engagement, including through...training and technical assistance required to adopt [...]

Providing the “how”: the role of scenario training in supporting reasonable policing 2020-06-22T19:33:29+00:00
22 06 22, 2020

Why the “scenario” has become the basis of today’s police training

2020-06-22T18:43:21+00:00

Written by By Ellis Pines – June 22, 2020 Second in a series from Meggitt Training Systems Why the “scenario” has become the basis of today’s police training “De-escalation, tactical decision-making and tactical withdrawal are all part of the new thinking about police work and the use of force in particular. Traditionally, use of force policies [...]

Why the “scenario” has become the basis of today’s police training 2020-06-22T18:43:21+00:00
22 06 22, 2020

Expanding scenarios to meet today’s mental health challenges

2020-06-22T18:57:03+00:00

Written by By Ellis Pines – June 22, 2020 The third in a series of blogs on the current police training crisis Expanding scenarios to meet today’s mental health challenges “De-escalation is seen as having special relevance to mental health-related calls for service. Many such calls are essentially disorder situations, where the person is not a [...]

Expanding scenarios to meet today’s mental health challenges 2020-06-22T18:57:03+00:00
6 04 6, 2020

How to prepare for urban volatility: Truly integrated live fire and simulation training

2020-04-06T19:12:11+00:00

Written by By Ellis Pines – April 6, 2020 First in a series about urban conflict Truly integrated live fire and simulation training “The military will likely have to change its roles and structure to reflect the growing prominence and changing nature of the urban environment. “As urbanisation (sic) continues, the military must dedicate more [...]

How to prepare for urban volatility: Truly integrated live fire and simulation training 2020-04-06T19:12:11+00:00
19 11 19, 2019

We Can Train Any Small Arms

2019-11-19T15:22:48+00:00

Written by Andreas Himmelsbach – November 19, 2019 We Can Train Any Small Arms When your organization offers both virtual and live-fire weapons training, and has pioneered both industries for decades, you tend to have some insight for current and future customers. Meggitt Training Systems is just that company. With 90+ years and 13,600 shooting ranges [...]

We Can Train Any Small Arms 2019-11-19T15:22:48+00:00
30 09 30, 2019

Are your officers receiving regular and current de-escalation of force training?

2019-11-20T14:05:44+00:00

Written by Michelle Henderson – September 30, 2019 Are your officers receiving regular and current de-escalation of force training? With active shooters regularly making headlines, communities are calling for law enforcement to rethink the training their officers receive on use of force, specifically de-escalation strategies and tactics. Studiesͣ have found that agencies training new recruits [...]

Are your officers receiving regular and current de-escalation of force training? 2019-11-20T14:05:44+00:00
12 09 12, 2019

Are your officers aware of your de-escalation policies?

2019-09-12T13:32:04+00:00

Written by Michelle Henderson – September 12, 2019 Are your officers aware of your de-escalation policies? In light of numerous active shooter situations, many police forces are reevaluating their de-escalation policies to determine if they’re still relevant in today’s volatile climate. De-escalation policies should include discussions of proportionality, using distance and cover, tactical repositioning, “slowing down” [...]

Are your officers aware of your de-escalation policies? 2019-09-12T13:32:04+00:00
18 07 18, 2019

How Do I Know What’s the Best Bullet Trap for My Gun Range?

2019-07-19T20:56:28+00:00

Written by Michelle Henderson – July 18, 2019 How Do I Know What’s the Best Bullet Trap for My Gun Range? Every shooting range project presents a unique set of circumstances that must be considered when selecting the bullet trap. Knowledge of the various shooting activities to be conducted on the range is very important. [...]

How Do I Know What’s the Best Bullet Trap for My Gun Range? 2019-07-19T20:56:28+00:00
15 07 15, 2019

What Types of Shooting Ranges are Out There?

2019-07-22T14:25:43+00:00

Written by Michelle Henderson – July 15, 2019 What Types of Shooting Ranges are Out There? Determining the type of range to build and specifying the equipment is a function of the planned type of shooting activity that will take place. There are typically four types of indoor range designs; private, commercial, military service, and [...]

What Types of Shooting Ranges are Out There? 2019-07-22T14:25:43+00:00
11 07 11, 2019

Things to Know When Building an Indoor Gun Range

2019-12-17T16:41:08+00:00

Written by Michelle Henderson – July 11, 2019 Things to Know When Building an Indoor Gun Range Building a gun range can be overwhelming and confusing and at times. There’s a myriad of rules, regulations and laws to adhere to. Where do you start? How do you know what to do first? One of the [...]

Things to Know When Building an Indoor Gun Range 2019-12-17T16:41:08+00:00
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