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Announcing the New Force Science Certification Course: A Hybrid Format With Enhanced Online Learning Modules

The new hybrid Force Science Certification Course expertly blends online and in-person learning. This cutting-edge course aligns advanced educational methods, top national instructors, and the latest scientifically grounded law enforcement training. Foundational topics (e.g., basic anatomy and physiology), and necessary background research (e.g., unintended discharges and shell casing ejection studies) are now covered online. This...
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Three Force Science Peer-Reviewed Articles Published

When police experts develop training, create policy, or testify in court, their opinions are expected to reflect law enforcement’s generally accepted customs and practices.  Although contemporary police training and practices are often based on scientific literature, experts are not limited to peer-reviewed scientific studies when forming their opinions.  Instead, experts may consider information from any...
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Erik Hein, Author of Frontline Training, Interviews Force Science’s Dr. Bill Lewinski

Sports Scientist and Epidemiologist, Erik Hein, author of Frontline Training and expert in Danger and Violence Control for police, sat down with Force Science’s Dr. Bill Lewinski for a two-part video interview.  Starting with some of Dr. Lewinski’s latest research into the startle response and police performance, the interview went on to tackle a broad...
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2023 National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Congratulations to Force Science’s Dr. Bill Lewinski and the 2023 National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame inductees! The National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the selection of the 2023 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Inductees. Judges received scores of nominations detailing outstanding performance by law enforcement professionals throughout the...
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Top Stories of 2022

Force Science News has been providing expert analysis of current events, police practices, and force-related research for over two decades! Subscription is FREE, and a searchable database provides access to hundreds of articles that detail the history of use of force law, policies, and practices. Sign Up for Force Science NewsAs we begin 2023, you...
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Force Science Consulting Division:
Case Update

Officer-Involved Shooting: Officer Toni McBride, Los Angeles, CA | April 22, 2020 The California Department of Justice (CA DoJ) released its findings and recommendations concerning the April 22, 2020, officer-involved shooting of Daniel Hernandez by Los Angeles Police Officer Toni McBride. As part of their investigation, the CA DoJ requested that members of the Force...
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Join Us At TASERCON 2023 | Public Safety Training Evolved

Force Science is honored to announce that Von Kliem, Director of Consulting, will be a featured presenter at Axon’s inaugural TASERCON event. For those who aren’t familiar with TASERCON, it is a first-of-its-kind, high-energy, experiential training and educational experience for law enforcement. Axon’s mission is to Protect Life — but more importantly, it’s to help...
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