#373: Rumored risk of CEWs put to rest (No, they don’t cause ExDS)

I. Rumored risk of CEWs put to rest (No, they don’t cause ExDS)

II. Mark your calendar: Leading researcher addresses racial bias issue

III. Reminder: Lewinski speaks at IACP on timing of OIS interviews

 

 

#372: New study: Perils & protections in dealing with excited delirium

I. New study: Perils & protections in dealing with excited delirium

II. More that officers should know about high-risk ExDS encounters

III. Free webinar: Legal guidelines for dealing with suicidal subjects

 

 

#371: Force Science launches new studies of assailants’ threatening moves

I. Force Science launches new studies of assailants’ threatening moves

II. Should failure to record equate with excessive force? A court speaks

 

 

#370: New report: 1 city’s experience with less proactive policing

I. New report: 1 city’s experience with less proactive policing

II. New study: How video games may impact your target selection

III. Mark your calendar: LEO Hall of Fame induction

IV. Update: All charges now dropped after grand jury exoneration

 

 

#369: Our  Readers Write

 

 

#368: FSI’s Lewinski to explore 6 key factors for timing OIS interviews at IACP conference

I. FSI’s Lewinski to explore 6 key factors for timing OIS interviews at IACP conference

II. New study: Prison workers have PTSD symptoms at war-zone level

 

 

#367: Understanding key factors in de-escalating potential suicides

I. Understanding key factors in de-escalating potential suicides

II. Official after-action report challenges some terrorist study findings

 

 

#366: New books offer how-to help on high-priority policing challenges

 

 

#365: After-action report: Tactical Medicine lessons from terror attack

I. After-action report: Tactical Medicine lessons from terror attack

II. New study: Rarity of police UOF & severe suspect injuries confirmed

III. Our readers write: Notes from our in-box

 

 

#364: From our inbox: Readers react to proposed change in UOF standard

 

 

#363: LAWYER PANEL: What changing the UOF standard would mean to cops

 

 

#362: Broad pre-statement review of body cam footage supported

I. Broad pre-statement review of body cam footage supported

II. What situations put you at greatest risk on the street: New report

III. New, free guide on human factors affecting perception & memory

IV. Mark your calendar: Cyber crime, de-escalation events upcoming

 

 

#361: CEW darts in the eye: First thorough study documents risk

I. CEW darts in the eye: First thorough study documents risk

II. How 1 agency “educates” prosecutors about OIS realities

 

 

#360: New study: How race, clothes, & demeanor influence police violence

I. New study: How race, clothes, & demeanor influence police violence

II. Follow-up on police attorney’s “right-to-be-silent” strategy

III. New on Facebook: “Civil discourse” site for cops & civilians

IV. Quotable quote

 

 

#359: New study: Impact of social media on cynicism about police.

I. New study: Impact of social media on cynicism about police

II. In-Box: Readers write about civil litigation, Tactical Medicine

 

 

#358: One police attorney’s new advisories on post-shooting statements, BWCs

I. 1 police attorney’s new advisories on post-shooting statements, BWCs

II. “Radical paradigm shift” needed at active shooter scenes

III. Mark your calendar: Behind police training’s “most- watched” video

IV. “Breath-taking” account: The unique killing of a mass cop killer

 

 

#356: The critical gap & the vital role of Tactical Medical Care by LEOs

I. Watch the video: The critical gap & the vital role of Tactical Medical Care by LEOs

II. Reader’s request: Can you help?

III. Are school shootings really as extensive as they seem?

 

 

#355:Veteran attorney cites “10 Ways to Lose Police Lawsuits”

 

 

#354: Two new UOF court decisions offer valuable “learning points”

I. Two new UOF court decisions offer valuable “learning points”

II. New BWC study confirms positive impact on police performance

 

 

#353: New study: Anti-fatigue training yields big benefits for officers

I. New study: Anti-fatigue training yields big benefits for officers

II. “Blue Lives Matter”: Powerful true cases to help officers survive

 

 

#352: White paper cites dangerous myths of restrictive UOF policies

I. White paper cites dangerous myths of restrictive UOF policies

II. New study: Do body cams lose their behavioral effect over time?

 

 

#351: Force Science study casts fresh light on police memory errors

I. A favored tactic of plaintiffs’ attorneys in civil suits is to cast doubt on an officer’s credibility by emphasizing errors in the officer’s recall of details about the critical incident at issue.

 

 

#350: Memory and the question of deception: Recommended reading

I. Memory and the question of deception: Recommended reading

II. How 1 trainer put the media in officers’ boots regarding resistance

III. From our inbox: Permission granted...

 

 

#349: Mark your calendar: New findings on police combat medical care

 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?

 

 

#348:Update on Force Science research about unintentional discharges

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...

 

 

#347: New court decision: Must de-escalation be tried first before force?

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...

 

 

#346: New books offer guidance on career survival, deadly force

 

 

#345: New book: Guidelines for investigating OISs, ARDs & custody deaths

I. New book: Guidelines for investigating OISs, ARDs & custody deaths

II. Mark your calendar: New WINx event coming

III. Update: Officer acquitted of manslaughter switches departments

 

 

#344: Electrical weapons & fires: How big is the risk, really?

 I. Electrical weapons & fires: How big is the risk, really?

II. Medical examiners & their blame of CEWs in ARDs

III. Damn near everything you ever wanted to know about CEWs!

IV. From our in-box...

 

 

#343: Anatomy of an officer’s defense in a high-profile shooting

Part 2 of a 2-part report

 

 

#342: Anatomy of an officer’s defense in a high-profile shooting

Part 1 of a 2-part report

 

 

#341: New wellness center: Stress/substance abuse therapy for cops only

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

 

 

#340: Court rules on OIS where officer put self in jeopardy of moving car

I. Court rules on OIS where officer put self in jeopardy of moving car

II. Update on “Enforce Health,” the popular wellness app for cops

III. Updated model policy on excited delirium issued by chiefs’ group

IV. Who knows what evil lurks...? A smart phone may

V. Upcoming Force Science training courses

 

 

#339: Our in-box overflows with pros and cons of warning shots

 

 

#338: Expert: ARDs rare but demand high-priority attention

I. Expert: ARDs rare but demand high-priority attention

II. 4 studies highlight why your physical fitness matters

 

 

#337: Appeals court issues guidelines for UOF in non-criminal emergencies

I. Appeals court issues guidelines for UOF in non-criminal emergencies

II. Mark your calendar: Special UOF conference features all-star cast

III. Acclaimed film on OIS survivors now available on DVD

IV. Quote-worthy: On mind-set

 

 

#336: WARNING SHOTS: LE leaders open the door. Good or bad? Sound off!

 

 

#335: What does it really take to kill someone with “compression asphyxia”?

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

 

 

#334: John Farnham on “Deanimation”: A dicey challenge where anything can happen

I. John Farnham on “Deanimation”: A dicey challenge where anything can happen

II. Lewinski briefs federal attorneys on Force Science research

III. New Oregon State University study: What happens in your bedroom lingers on the job

IV. 1 columnist’s approach to getting civilians to walk in cops’ shoes

 

 

#333: New “Science of Reality-Based De-Escalation” unit a success.

I. New “Science of Reality-Based De-Escalation” unit a success.

II. Electronic control likely best option for excited delirium, docs say

III. On officers changing memories to fit video...

IV. Quote-worthy: The myth of drug imprisonment

V. FSI scientist to be advisor on master’s thesis committee

 

 

#332: Court rules on LEOs’ legal duty to bring delusional subjects to medical care

 I. Court rules on LEOs’ legal duty to bring delusional subjects to medical care

II. In-Box: A caution about averages, amen to respectful policing

III. Could a homicide you’re investigating be a serial killer’s work?

 

 

#331: Two views of how to get effective communication to work for you

 

 

#330: Should cops see body cam video before giving UOF statements?

I. Should cops see body cam video before giving UOF statements?

II. Mark your calendar for more on body cams...

III. Legendary police lawyer dies unexpectedly

 

 

#329: Are you a typical US cop? Measure against 8,000 of your peers

 

 

#328: Top award to FS researcher for new vest study presentation

I. Top award to FS researcher for new vest study presentation

II. New video training program seeks to counter biases in OISs

 

 

#327: A walk in the shadows of the spotlight with a hero cop

I. A walk in the shadows of the spotlight with a hero cop

II. 2 easy reads to heighten your performance, cut your danger

 

 

#326: Sheepdog & warrior criticism sparks robust reader response

 

 

#325: Does training imagery help or hurt cops build trust? 1 trainer’s views...yours invited

I. Does training imagery help or hurt cops build trust? 1 trainer’s views...yours invited

II. Our readers write about “Restorative Rest”

III. Research recap on tourniquet application & officer stress

 

 

#324: Could “contagious accountability” save your agency $$$ on BWCs?

I. Could “contagious accountability” save your agency $$$ on BWCs?

II. Body cams can improve report accuracy, another new study shows

 

 

#323: Nevada department blesses napping on duty with special program

I. Nevada department blesses napping on duty with special program

II. Do most people respect police? Gallup releases new findings.

 

 

#322: Crisis expert shares strategies for building community trust

 

 

#321: Death takes blinded trooper who was a legend in law enforcement

 I. Death takes blinded trooper who was a legend in law enforcement

II. New book: How to use neuroscience to build better shooters

III. A scientist looks at a dangerous police enemy: Violent rage

IV. Famous police-shooting database has infamous shortcomings

V. Worthy of quoting: On the persecution of police

 

 

#320: With insights from Force Science graduate, deputy found not guilty of manslaughter charge

 I. With insights from Force Science graduate, deputy found not guilty of manslaughter charge

II. From our in-box: More on CEW darts & infections

 

 

#319: Kudos to Two Graduates

I. Kudos to two graduates

II. "Bullet-proofing" your statements: 6 keys to interrogation preparedness

 

 

#318: New study of unanswered question: Do CEW darts cause infections?

I. New study of unanswered question: Do CEW darts cause infections?

II. Free offer for testing new anti-unintentional discharge device

III. Our readers write: TASER falls & unintentional discharges

IV. Worthy of quoting: A leader on leadership

V. New law requires teens be taught proper traffic-stop behavior

 

 

#317: FSI investigates unintentional discharges: When are you at greatest risk?

I. FSI investigates unintentional discharges: When are you at greatest risk?

II. New study explores risk of death from CEW-induced falls

III. Hearing loss & gunfight survivability

 

 

#316: New Washington State University study: Even tired cops are more hesitant to shoot black suspects

I. New Washington State University study: Even tired cops are more hesitant to shoot black suspects

II. New free app from FS instructor addresses cops' health issues

III. Our readers write...

 

 

#315: Couple’s commitment to tell the truth about OISs yields powerful new film

I. Couple's commitment to tell the truth about OISs yields powerful new film

II. Force Science instructor honored by international safety group

III. In our in-box regarding Force Science News #312...

 

 

#314: Building articulation while the camera rolls

I. Building articulation while the camera rolls

II. 8 "key findings" from new study on killing of unarmed suspects

 

 

#313: Suspicious indicators can help foil terrorists before they strike

 

 

#312: New survey reveals dismal truths of use-of-force training

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

 

 

#309 Is the "Ferguson Effect" real? Survey says....

I. Is the "Ferguson Effect" real? Survey says....

II. Tuition & lodging scholarship to Force Science Certification Course offered by Hero911

III. Update: Police union injects own policy draft into UOF mix

IV. PERF's final report on controversial UOF "Guiding Principles"

V. FSI's ground-breaking prone study revisited in journal article

 

 

#307: Proposed UOF policies: Will this be the "new normal" for policing?

I. Proposed UOF policies: Will this be the "new normal" for policing?

II. A trooper, a letter, a legacy...a touching tribute to a fallen officer.

 

 

#306: "Accidental" shooting not a reason to avoid trial, court rules

I. FS Certification Course added to 2016 schedule

II. "Accidental" shooting not a reason to avoid trial, court rules

III. Nix "irrational" proposals, rely on science-based policing: Lewinski

IV. Study falls short but hopes of open dialogue on injuries by cops

 

 

#305: New study sparks debate over Tasing, brain function, & Miranda

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

 

 

#304: Vehement opposition to PERF's alarming policy proposals: Readers share their thoughts

 

 

#303: What do YOU think? Comments sought on PERF call for emphasis on de-escalation tactics

 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…

 

 

#302: A blank first round? Our readers' choice: Forget that insanity!

I. A blank first round? Our readers' choice: Forget that insanity!

II. And on other topics...

III. Free! Unique WINx training content now going up online

IV. Lewinski speaks on memory impact of critical incidents

 

 

#301: Favorable public opinion of cops more than triple that of news media

I. Favorable public opinion of cops more than triple that of news media

II. Keynote topic: Will science or emotionalism drive future policing?

III. 6 key tips for advancing your goals for the new year

IV. What works to motivate officers to report peer misconduct?

 

 

#300: Mass incarceration: What's the reality of politicians' promises?

I. Mass incarceration: What's the reality of politicians' promises?

II. Quotable quote on "mass incarceration"

III. How you & your cell phone can help combat active school shooters

IV. More agencies using social media to strengthen public ties

V. Another law prof, another "cure" for bad policing

 

 

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