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Putting The “Real” In Reality Training: A “Scientific Approach” To Scenarios

A Scientific Approach to Reality Based Training is a guidebook that will help you create realistic, effective, stress-infused scenarios to train and test your officers’ use-of-force skills under pressure. Authors, certified Force Science Analysts Dr. Terry Wollert and Jeff Quail, lead you step by step through research-supported methods for designing and conducting powerful simulations that...
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New Survey Reveals Dismal Truths Of Use Of Force Training

Dr. Bill Lewinski often notes in his public presentations that the average high school football player gets more training in his sport in his brief career than the average peace officer receives in use-of-force instruction across his or her entire working life. Now a first-of-its-kind survey by Calibre Press has confirmed that dismal truth. Recently,...
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K9 Scenarios Make Their Training Simulator Debut

A new take on use-of-force judgment training has been developed by the Phoenix Police Dept. in collaboration with simulator manufacturer Ti Training Corp., a strategic partner of the Force Science Institute. What the 2 entities have created are believed to be the first interactive simulator scenarios specifically designed to test K-9 handlers in decision-making relative...
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Force Science To Bring Unique New Research-Based Police Driving Training To A Computer Screen Near You

Force Science to bring unique new research-based police driving training to a computer screen near you. A new collaboration between the Force Science Research Center and the producer of ground-breaking computerized training programs could soon radically alter the way officers learn to drive on high-speed pursuits, Code 3 calls, and conventional patrol. “The results will...
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Low-Cost Training In Crisis Decision-Making That Still “Makes ‘em Sweat”

Don’t have the money for a bells-and-whistles training simulator? Don’t have the time for realistic live role-playing? Despair not! If you have paper and pencils and a reality-based imagination, you can still prepare your officers to react immediately with good decisions in life-or-death crises, according to Dr. Laura Zimmerman, a research psychologist whose insights into...
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New Findings About Simulation Training and The Stress of Post-Shooting Interviews

A new study that measured the body-alarm reactions of officers during and after an armed encounter underscores the value of simulation training and the need for treating shooting survivors with sensitivity during OIS investigations. The study confirms that participating in a realistic training scenario can deliver close to the same emotional and physiological wallop that...
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