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Association of Force Investigators (AFI)

The Association of Force Investigators (AFI) is a new association formed to provide training and support for force investigators. AFI brings together local, national, and international police use-of-force experts, including human factors researchers, attorneys, psychologists, use-of-force investigators, and trainers. Through a secure online platform, members can network, communicate, and share resources. Leading experts provide specialized...
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Force Science Scholarship Award Winners

We’re thrilled to announce the recipients of the Force Science Scholarship Awards. This award was created from a partnership between VirTra and the Force Science Institute, allowing twelve outstanding peace officers around the country to earn a scholarship to a five-day Force Science Certification Course in 2021. The peace officers chosen were from: Ames Police...
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The Science of Learning

The demand for evidence-based policing continues to create unprecedented opportunities to develop and improve professional policing standards.  In support of this mission, the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) reached out to Dr. Bill Lewinski and the Force Science Institute for the latest research in police skill development and decision-making....
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The Advanced Force Science Specialist Course – Updated, Expanded, and Now Approved for Undergraduate and Graduate College Credits!

Force Science is proud to announce the latest version of its successful Advanced Force Science Specialist course. This updated and expanded program includes additional subject matter experts and will be led by Dr. John Azar-Dickens. Dr. Azar-Dickens is a clinical psychologist, an active police officer, and frequent presenter for the Force Science Institute. The Advanced...
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New Book: Deadly Force Encounters, Second Edition: Cops & Citizens Defending Themselves and Others

With their latest book, Deadly Force Encounters, Second Edition, Dr. Alexis Artwohl and Loren W. Christensen present the much-anticipated update to their groundbreaking 1997 publication. Still focused on preparing cops “to mentally and physically prepare for and survive a gunfight,” the authors’ second edition is thoughtfully expanded to include civilians who may suddenly find themselves...
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COVID-19 | Force Science Training Postponements

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and requests from host agencies, a handful of Force Science courses are being postponed over the next few months in order to do our part to help assure public health and to comply with city, state, and federal response guidelines. For the courses affected, each attendee will receive an email...
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Edward J Nowicki

The Passing of Ed Nowicki

The Force Science Institute regrets to announce the passing of Ed Nowicki, one of our nation’s most outstanding law enforcement leaders. Edward J. Nowicki, founder of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association, left this life on December 5, 2019.  ILEETA has announced that memorials in Ed’s name may be made to the: National...
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VirTra and Force Science Announce Scholarship Award Recipients

VirTra and the Force Science Institute have partnered up to provide scholarship awards for twelve peace officers to attend a five-day Force Science Analyst Certification course so more officers can obtain a higher level of learning. The following winners are as follows: Polk County Sheriff’s Office, IowaSaint Peter Police Department, MinnesotaStoughton Police Department, MassachusettsO’Fallon Police...
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Force Science Encourages Survey Participation: What Skills are Required for Leadership in Public Safety?

Washington State University (WSU), in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards & Training (DPSST), is working to identify a comprehensive set of critical skills required for leadership in the public safety sector. This survey is for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Parole & Probation, Fire, EMS, and Telecommunications/Dispatch. Force Science encourages public safety personnel at...
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VirTra and Force Science Institute Partner to Advance Law Enforcement Officer Training

VirTra, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTSI), a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational, and commercial markets, has partnered with Force Science Institute to create realistic training and education for law enforcement officers, which is backed by the science of human performance. The formal partnership builds on the two companies’ relationship, which was...
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