I. Emergency doctors confirm excited delirium does exist
II. Congratulations to 86 new Force Science Analysts
I. AELE analysis: When force against the mentally disturbed is justified
II. Correction & elaboration on prone positioning study report
III. Full excited delirium report now available free online
IV. How are you keeping the edge as you age? Trainer needs your help
V. University lecture series to honor FSI’s Lewinski
I. Police attorney offers “best practices” tips to civil rights overseers
II. New project seeks to “unleash respect” in police subculture
I. Badge placement affects survival odds for plainclothes cops
II. Force Science News mailbag
I. Will leisure-time martial arts training help you in a street fight?
II. Stressors besides the police often involved in sudden cardiac death
III. Spreading the word about use-of-force realities
IV. Some in the media get it
I. 1 agency's creative commitment to change cop culture
II. Getting civilian oversight? Check out what one top law enforcement editor has to say.
I. What do YOU think? Comments sought on PERF call for emphasis on de-escalation tactics
II. New study: Another stake in the heart of "positional asphyxia"
III. 2 use-of-force documents that warrant your attention online
IV. And at the upcoming ILEETA conference…
I. New study sparks debate over Tasing, brain function, & Miranda
II. Lewinski asked to keynote major world health conference
III. "PERF 30" continue to draw heat from law enforcement
I. New survey reveals dismal truths of use-of-force training
II. Tourniquet responsibility brings extra stress load, new study finds
III. "Escape clause" needed in UOF policies
I. What does it really take to kill someone with “compression asphyxia”?
II. New study: Some notable patterns in officer UOF injuries
III. In-box: Our readers write...
IV. Study of ballistic vests & public perceptions now available
I. New wellness center: Stress/substance abuse therapy for cops only
II. FS researchers inform academics on realities of policing
III. Free: UOF-related quick study guides for training reinforcement
IV. In our in-box: Warning shots at an historic law enforcement siege
Part 1 of a 2-part report
I. New court decision: Must de-escalation be tried first before force?
II. Free webinar: A “rational approach” to de-escalation policy issues
III. First day back on patrol...
I. Update on Force Science research about unintentional discharges
II. New study: Many officers “blind” to plain-view threat
III. UOF perceptions & skills retention studies are conference topics
IV. Quotable quote: Setting the OIS record straight...
I. Mark your calendar: New findings on police combat medical care
II. New study links fatigue, police racial bias
III. De-escalation: Could this hot mess have been prevented?
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