#27: "Fraught with Perils"...but What's Better? Experts Speak Out on New IACP Suicide-Bomber Guidelines

 

 

#32: 10 Tips for Keep Tasers Safe, Effective and Accepted in Your Community-- Answers to Activists'  Accusations

 

 

#41: How to Assure "Fair, Neutral & Fact-Finding" Officer-Involved Shooting Investigations, Part I

 

 

#55: Excited Delirium Gets More Complicated; What Do To About It

 

 

#73: New Excited Delirium Protocol Issued by San Jose PD...and more

 

 

#87: "Canadian Response" Technique Brings Quick Restraint of Combative, Super-Strong Subjects

I. “Canadian Response” technique brings quick restraint of combative, super-strong subjects, FSRC advisor tells excited delirium conference

II. FSRC to bring reality to English Parliament

 

 

#101: Practical pointers for preventing "suicide by inches"

I. Practical pointers for preventing “suicide by inches”

 

 

#102: New Study Ranks Risks of Injury from 5 Major Force Options

I. New Study Ranks Risks of Injury from 5 Major Force Options

 

 

#109: An Officer’s Down in a Kill Zone that’s Still Hot. What Should You Do?

I. An Officer’s Down in a Kill Zone that’s Still Hot. What Should You Do?

 

 

#119: More on downed officer rescue & important new court rulings

I. New study yields unique grid for computing suspect speed in officer attacks

 

 

#126: New study yields best profile yet of suicide-by-cop offenders and their threat

I. New study yields best profile yet of suicide-by-cop offenders and their threat

 

 

#127: Research roundup: Latest on Tasers, arrest-related deaths, excited delirium

I. Research roundup: Latest on Tasers, arrest-related deaths, excited delirium

 

 

#135: “Point shooting” clarification…Plus: What new gaze pattern findings mean for your training & more

I. “Point shooting” clarification…Plus: What new gaze pattern findings mean for your training

II. Where to find the latest legal reports online for police psychologists, attorneys

 

 

#136: Emergency doctors confirm excited delirium DOES exist

I. Emergency doctors confirm excited delirium does exist

II. Congratulations to 86 new Force Science Analysts

 

 

#137: Six updates of interest to Force Science readers

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

 

 

#138: Two new case histories: Force Science and the aftermath of violent encounters

 

 

#139: Midnight shift and health risks: New study tells sobering truths

 

 

#151: Does race influence cop-on-cop shootings?

I. Coming up: Does Race Really Influence Cop-on-Cop Shootings? The Force Science Perspective

II. Old drugs get new uses in fighting critical-incident trauma, researchers say

III. Sleep deprivation and gentle reminders have opposite effects on fitness

 

 

#158: Could more wounded cops be saved with police-specific combat care?

I. Could more wounded cops be saved with police-specific combat care

II. Letters from FS News readers

 

 

#159: Unique new Force Science study tests officers’ endurance in fights

 

 

#161: Wounded but alive? You can help with new effort to save cops’ lives

 

 

#171: First results from ongoing survey of officers who survive wounds

I. First results from ongoing survey of officers who survive wound

II. San Francisco trainers bring Force Science to “skeptical” media

III. Mailbag: Our readers write…

 

 

#173: Multiple topics issue

I. Force Science warning: Gun-mounted flashlight device susceptible to fatal errors under high stress

II. Seminar showcasing an inside look at OISs coming up

III. Force Science’s Prone Study featured in NRA’s Law Enforcement Newsletter: Read it here

 

 

#180: “Current training may leave officers more vulnerable” & more

I. “Current training may leave officers more vulnerable”: Early highlights from forthcoming FSI assessment project

II. New nat’l reports underscore Taser safety for cops, suspects alike

III. Survivors speak: A different view on police suicide

IV. Long working hours again tied to heart disease in latest study

V. Verbal Judo founder Dr. George Thompson dies at 69

VI. Additional clarification on reaction-time study

 

 

#182: Experience speaks: Your thoughts on stemming the grim KIA tide

I. Experience speaks: Yours thoughts on stemming the grim KIA tide

II. FSN welcomes Ocean Springs, MS Police Dept.

 

 

#183: Recent developments in post-OIS procedures: Tales of 3 cities

 

 

#184: Should ER docs be required to report suspected cases of police brutality?

 

 

#191: New checklist being tested to help cops respond to people with mental illness & more

I. New checklist being tested to help cops respond to people with mental illness

II. What mentally ill subjects want cops to know

III. Valuable document helps explain TASER use & operation

IV. Force Science leader joins hostage-taking study in Italy

 

 

#192: How much help is too much from a police attorney after an OIS?

I.  How much help is too much from a police attorney after an OIS?

II. Readers write: Emotions, memories stirred by OIS protocol panel

 

 

#193: Readers react to court’s limitation on lawyer aid after an OIS

 

 

#195: New study confirms health/safety dangers of LEOs’ poor sleep & more

I. New study confirms health/safety dangers of LEOs’ poor sleep

II. AELE: Beware the legal risks of spreading gory scene photos

III. %$!# the pain: Latest research on the benefit of foul language

IV. Should civilian shooters get the same treatment as OIS survivors?

 

 

#196: Is prone positioning really riskier for suspects? No, says new study & more

I. A first for the Certification Course…and other training notes.

II. Is prone positioning really riskier for suspects? No, says new study

III. New expert report on excited delirium stresses 4-point protocol

 

 

#201: Special protocol for ExDS response is valuable liability shield

I. Special protocol for ExDS response is valuable liability shield

 

 

#203: Important new survey: Controlling bleeding in the field…& more

I. Important new survey: What’s your experience with controlling bleeding in the field…and more

II. Wanted: Policies requiring expert review of use-of-force videos

 

 

#207: New study shines a revealing light on police injuries

 

 

#212: First study of Taser use against minors: No significant harm

 

 

#229: Do your policies cover using force against injured persons?

I. Do your policies cover using force against injured persons?

II. New book, seminar ask: 'Am I that man?'

III. From our inbox...

IV. In support of napping

 

 

#231: How cops, EMS collaborate on innovative active shooter response

I. How cops, EMS collaborate on innovative active shooter response

 

 

#232: Solo officer risks & other truths about active shooter responses

I. Solo officer risks & other truths about active shooter responses

II. Free report: What courts say about handling the mentally ill

III. From our in-box: Collaboration strengthens bonds between services

 

 

#241: Large new study details realities of force use, including sudden deaths

I. Large new study details realities of force use, including sudden deaths

II. From our in-box: Our readers write

III. Campaign underway to create First Responders holiday

 

 

#244: Does Tasing cause "mental impairment" with legal ramifications?

I. Does Tasing cause "mental impairment" with legal ramifications?

II. From our in-box: Our readers write...

III. Sprint study now available in full online

 

 

#247: New! "Dueling" studies: Can ECDs really cause heart fatalities?

 

 

#248: Researchers want ER docs to focus more on "excessive" force claims

I. Researchers want ER docs to focus more on "excessive" force claims

II. Force Science grad probes the dark mind of the active killer

 

 

#249: Innovative OIS protocol blends interview & walk-through

I. Innovative OIS protocol blends interview & walk-through

II. Is "TEDS PIE" on your menu for cognitive interviewing?

III. A quotable quote

 

 

#255: New studies counter plaintiffs' CEW arguments

I. New studies counter plaintiffs' CEW arguments

II. How to deal with conflict between science & case law

III. Surviving wounds before EMS arrives: the bible of self-care and buddy-care

 

 

#256: More tips from the trenches on how to help your lawyer win for you

I. More tips from the trenches on how to help your lawyer win for you

 

 

#261: Human touch & the wounded warrior

I. Human touch & the wounded warrior

II. New study confirms fire risk from CEWs in flammable settings

III. Semantics issue: "Decontamination" or "clean up" after OC use?

 

 

#263: Touch, TASERs, & Terminology: Our readers sound off

I. Three FSI training notes

II. Touch, TASERs, & Terminology: Our readers sound off

III. Mark your calendar: Upcoming Force Science appearances

 

 

#267: Simple form helps officers expedite mental illness calls

I. Simple form helps officers expedite mental illness calls

II. Suspects on a curb: Are you as safe as you may think?

III. Study on stress-related memory damage now in print

IV. Expert feedback on body camera report

 

 

#276: Can you really use your sights in a gunfight? Should you if you can?

I. Can you really use your sights in a gunfight? Should you if you can?

II. Training revolution needed to prepare cops for gunfights: Lewinski

III. Documentary filmmaker probes force realities at new Force Science Training Center

 

 

#295: Sudden cardiac death: Mysteries persist despite new study

I. Sudden cardiac death: Mysteries persist despite new study

II. Top attorneys for DHS's agencies get Force Science briefing

III. Free: New online course that could help save lives & beat lawsuits

IV. A chance to turn your violent attack into a training aid

V. Quotable quote: A reporter's ah-ha moment

 

 

#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

 

 

#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

 

 

#319: Kudos to Two Graduates

I. Kudos to two graduates

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

 

 

#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

 

 

#326: Sheepdog & warrior criticism sparks robust reader response

 

 

#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?

 

 

#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

 

 

#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?

 

 

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