I. New Findings from FBI About Cop Attackers & Their Weapons
I. Stress & Memory: Important New Findings from FSRC Research
I. Do’s and Don’ts of questioning young suspects in major crimes
I. Should officers see video of their encounters? Force Science states its case
II. Downed Officer Poll: What Would You Do?
III. Alert! Valuable workshop on lethal and less-lethal force coming up
IV. Want TASERs banned? Your chance to vote
I. Emergency doctors confirm excited delirium does exist
II. Congratulations to 86 new Force Science Analysts
I. FSRC’s ground-breaking police driving program barrels toward the finish line
II. New patent will help expand research on unintended discharges
III. Can you sharpen your observation skills by studying great art?
IV. Civilian-oversight crowd gets a dose of Force Science
V. “Excited delirium” vs. “excited delirium syndrome”: A difference?
VI. “Star Tactic” video link
I. New Study: Cocaine Abuse and Sudden Death
II. Training officer’s initiative brings commendation, cascading benefits
III. Force Science to highlight POLICE-TREXPO-West
IV. 9 “lessons learned” from recent federal decision in Taser case
V. Force Science News to be translated for French-speaking officers
I. New study: Cops use wrong tactics in questioning witnesses
II. Newest cert class grads expand Force Science world network
III. Exceptional firearms trainer pulls the pin after 30 years of keeping cops safe
I. Rest and memory: New findings support delaying interviews after an OIS
II. K-9 scenarios make their training-simulator debut
III. Where to go for more information on other important topics
I. New position paper links cognitive interviewing to “fair, objective” OIS investigations
II. Act now to offer your expertise to an important deadly force study
III. Mailbag: Our readers write....
I. The LAPD consent-decree mess; more of the same ahead for other agencies as DOJ ramps up a campaign against police, author warns
I. Are these controversial proposals good for fighting police fatigue?
II. OIS survivors gain unexpected “therapeutic” rewards from skilled investigative interviews, researchers report
I. Readers speak up about ER docs and suspected police abuse
I. Overcoming the “Achilles heel” of use-of-force investigations, Part 1
II. “Weapons confusion”: A case to watch
I. 5 tips for officers in use-of-force interviews, Part 2
II. 1 step closer to understanding post-traumatic stress disorder
III. Quotable quotes on training
IV. Bath salt chemicals now banned
I. What’s next after a shooting? Force Science-based trio share their recommendations
II. Valuable legal resources available free via AELE website.
III. Memorable moments with a critical-incident message
I. How much help is too much from a police attorney after an OIS?
II. Readers write: Emotions, memories stirred by OIS protocol panel
I. New video combats public myths about police shootings: View it online or on DVD
II. Force Science to orient oversight commission on force facts
I. Police attorney offers “best practices” tips to civil rights overseers
II. New project seeks to “unleash respect” in police subculture
I. New study: Detecting deception via Cognitive Interviewing
II. FSN Extra
I. First roundup of “weapon confusion” cases now available free
II. New training aid reinforces “best tactics” for high-risk calls
III. A sergeant’s gritty book brings the street to the page
IV. After grisly attack, Canada acts to ban bath salts
V. Tactical tip for homicide investigators?
I. Force Science-trained team wins cop's job back after video controversy
I. Dramatic shooting of a car thief...and persistent Hollywood myths
II. Letters to the editor from FSN readers
III. New OIS guidelines under development by IACP
I. Researchers want ER docs to focus more on "excessive" force claims
II. Force Science grad probes the dark mind of the active killer
I. Innovative OIS protocol blends interview & walk-through
II. Is "TEDS PIE" on your menu for cognitive interviewing?
III. A quotable quote
I. Unique new study confirms memory discrepancies after OISs
II. Cop's estimates become sticking point in bizarre shooting
III. Our readers write on active shooter mindset & ER assessments
I. Force Science Institute details reasons for delaying interviews with OIS survivors
I. Study confirms: Force-on-force benefits top traditional target training
II. How cops die: 15-year recap important for training
III. Our readers write about post-OIS protocol & delayed interviews
I. Social media during a crisis: Is your strategy in place?
II. How to "DWI" with mainstream media: More tips for crisis success
III. Our humble thanks for the kudos
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?
I. Kudos to two graduates
II. "Bullet-proofing" your statements: 6 keys to interrogation preparedness
I. Could “contagious accountability” save your agency $$$ on BWCs?
II. Body cams can improve report accuracy, another new study shows
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
Part 1 of a 2-part report
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
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