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November 20, 2009

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New Patent Will Help Expand Research On UD

The U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent to 2 Force Science researchers for a firearms sensor system that may eventually prove valuable in discouraging unintentional discharges and improving handgun handling. The patent, issued to Dr. Bill Lewinski, executive director of the Force Science Institute, and Dr. Bill Hudson, the Institute’s electrical engineering consultant, covers...
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Can You Sharpen Your Observation Skills By Studying Great Art?

Can cops improve their on-job performance by visiting an art museum? Amy Herman, an art historian and lawyer, thinks so and her experiences with LEOs in New York City seem to prove it. As part of a 3-hour course for law enforcement she teaches called “The Art of Perception,” Herman leads officers from NYPD and...
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Civilian-Oversight Crowd Gets A Dose Of Force Science

A conference in Austin, TX, recently offered the first chance for Force Science principles and the studies of the Force Science Research Center to be presented to an international gathering of civilian-oversight practitioners—a group FSRC’s executive director Dr. Bill Lewinski describes as “a vitally important target audience.” The conference was the annual convention of the...
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