#2: Will Traumatic Stress Sharpen Your Memory-or Sabotage It: What the Latest Findings Reveal

 

 

#5: Latest Findings--and Recommendations--About Traumatic Stress

 

 

#11: New IES Simulator Unveiled at the Force Science Research Center+News on Back Pain

 

 

#14: 6 Steps to the Cutting Edge: "A Plan for Winning"

 

 

#17: Is the 21-Foot Rule Still Valid When Dealing With An Edged Weapon? Part 1

 

 

#18: Part II of Special Edged Weapons/21-Ft. Rules Series

 

 

#20: What the New Shell Ejection Study Found + Brits Visit FSRC

 

 

#34: You Can Help Force Science in New Officer Survival Research

 

 

#35: Should Troubled Officers Take Antidepressant Medication?

 

 

#36: Are Controversial Recommendations About Officers in Shootings Really Valid?

 

 

#39: Are Shoot-To-Wound Laws the Next Activist Crusade?

 

 

#52: Anger an Invitation to Injurious Attack, Study Finds

 

 

#70: Snooze You Lose? Actually, the Opposite May Be True

I. Snooze You Lose? Actually, the Opposite May Be True

 

 

#71: "Our Cops are Ticking Time Bombs for Lack of Sleep"

I. “Our Cops are Ticking Time Bombs for Lack of Sleep”

 

 

#72: New FSRC Study Hopes to Identify "Best" Training

I. Researchers Move Closer to Explaining High Performance; New FSRC Study Hopes to Identify “Best” Training

 

 

#80: Police and Sleep Problems: Are You a 40%er?

I. Police and sleep problems: Are you a 40%er?

II. Another alarm sounds about tired cops.

III. Of no practical value…just funny.

 

 

#82: Studies will Explore Subtleties of Force Encounters in Hopes of Improving Safety

I. Three Studies will Explore Subtleties of Force Encounters in Hopes of Improving Safety on the Street

 

 

#83: Experts Look at a Young Officer's Murderous Rampage

 

 

#92: What the New Study of Shootings of Unarmed Suspects Means to You

 

 

#97: Ohio Trainer Makes the Case for Single-Officer Entry Against Active Killers

I. Ohio trainer makes the case for single-officer entry against active killers

II. Force Science News to be translated for 14,000 French-speaking officers

 

 

#106: New Taser Decision Has Extra Meat for Law Enforcement

 

 

#107: Hot New Training Text From Force Science Advisor, With Excerpt

 

 

#108: Can This “Uniform Response Framework” Defeat Suicide Bombers?

 

 

#112: A Compilation of Important Memory Issues

I. New report offers truths about memory for the legal system

II. Sleep loss tied to greater risk of producing false memories

III. Even short-term stress can damage memory

 

 

#113: New Study Explores Threats Posed by Prone Suspects

 

 

#116: Force Science to bring unique new research-based police driving training to a computer screen near you

 

 

#129: “I took an oath…”: Dan Lovelace’s battle back to law enforcement

I. “I took an oath…”: Dan Lovelace’s battle back to law enforcement

 

 

#134: Major new study: How your eyes can cast your fate in a gunfight, Part 1

 

 

#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

 

 

#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

 

 

#145: Do head cameras always see what you see in a force encounter?

I. Do head cameras always see what you see in a force encounter?

 

 

#147: Readers respond to officer-involved video viewing issues

I. Hats off to Chuck Remsberg

II. FS News reader response to officer-involved video issues

III. Force Science featured in ground-breaking Leadership Academy

 

 

#152: The ultimate tragedy: What’s the truth about police-on-police shootings? Part 1

 

 

#157: New study targets health problems, early deaths of LEOs...and more.

I. New study targets health problems, early deaths of LEOs with unique peer-group approach

II. ILEETA journal assesses Force Science cert course

 

 

#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

 

 

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

 

 

#168: New survey exposes “disturbing” shortcomings in firearms training

I. New survey exposes “disturbing” shortcomings in firearms training

II. New document helps prevent conflicts in multi-agency OIS probes

 

 

#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…

 

 

#172: Anti-fatigue measures could cut cop deaths 15%, researcher claims

 

 

#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

 

 

#174: Are these controversial proposals good for fighting police fatigue?

I. Are these controversial proposals good for fighting police fatigue?

II. OIS survivors gain unexpected “therapeutic” rewards from skilled investigative interviews, researchers report

 

 

#176: Final findings from Force Science exhaustion study

 

 

#178: Important new study addresses what’s “reasonable” in armed-suspect encounters

I. Important new reaction-time study addresses what’s “reasonable” in armed-suspect encounters

II. Using sobering scientific truths in training

III. Inbox: Readers write about Force Science exhaustion study

 

 

#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

 

 

#181: As police deaths mount, what can you do now to stay safe?

 

 

#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.

 

 

#186: Readers speak up about ER docs and suspected police abuse

I. Readers speak up about ER docs and suspected police abuse

 

 

#189: 5 tips for officers in use-of-force interviews, Part 2 & more

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

 

 

#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?

 

 

#197: AELE analysis: When force against the mentally disturbed is justified & more

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

 

 

#202: New! Force Science seeks answers to sudden vehicle stop attacks

I. New! Force Science seeks answers to sudden vehicle stop attacks

 

 

#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

 

 

#204: Doubts raised about certain reaction-time training exercises…and more.

 I. Doubts raised about certain reaction-time training exercises…and more.

II. New free site offers case-by-case details of Taser court decisions

 

 

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

 

 

#210: Research roundup: New studies on use of force, ExDS, sleep, & more

I. Survey documents significant police “restraint” in use of deadly force

II. 1 in 6 uses of force may involve subjects with excited delirium

III. Snooze you lose? Nope, just the opposite where memory’s concerned

IV. Feeling tired isn’t the only bad result of too few Zzzzzzzzs

 

 

#213: When you don’t see what’s visible: The in-attentional blindness factor and more

I. When you don’t see what’s visible: The in-attentional blindness factor

II. Research findings mark the dismal toll of police stress

III. Coming to courtroom near you: more brain scans of violent suspects

 

 

#215: Badge placement affects survival odds for plainclothes cops

I. Badge placement affects survival odds for plainclothes cops

II. Force Science News mailbag

 

 

#218: "Looming": Important consideration when cops fire at moving cars

I. "Looming": Important consideration when cops fire at moving cars

II. New survey: Vest wear up, but care problems a potential threat

III. "Heroes": Powerful new film of life and death on the thin blue line

IV. New stats on the growing threat of rapid mass murder

V. Array of free legal info available at "one-stop" website

VI. Quotable quote

 

 

#224: New! FSI's latest study pinpoints vehicle stop vulnerabilities

I. New! FSI's latest study pinpoints vehicle stop vulnerabilities

 

 

#225: New "invisible gorilla" study adds to proof of "inattentional blindness"

I. New "invisible gorilla" study adds to proof of "inattentional blindness"

II. FS instructor offers insights into chief's comments on officer suicides

III. Launch date set for special public lectures on LE research

 

 

#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

 

 

#239: New sprint study: Are you prepared for this offender speed?

 

 

#252: Six ways cops can aid their lawyers to win use-of-force litigation. Your tips wanted, too.

I. 6 ways cops can aid their lawyers to win use-of-force litigation. Your tips wanted, too.

II. Deadly force & fatigue: YOU CAN HELP with new study

III. From our in-box: On police “militarization"

 

 

#254: Force Science Institute details reasons for delaying interviews with OIS survivors

I. Force Science Institute details reasons for delaying interviews with OIS survivors

 

 

#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?

 

 

#262: Tests on controlling resistant suspects show need for fitness scrutiny

I. Tests on controlling resistant suspects show need for fitness scrutiny

II. Lewinski invited to address internat'l confab on risk management

III. 3 links worth clicking on

IV. Readers write about "extra" shots...

 

 

#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

 

 

#268: What locations are riskiest for you? New study IDs worst sites

I. What locations are riskiest for you? New study IDs worst sites

II. Force Science grad briefs grand jury on action/reaction realities

III. Police attorneys briefed on how to use science in officer defense

IV. NEW! StreetCon Training Conference launching January 2015

V. IACP Summary: Attention and Memory in Deadly Force Encounters

 

 

#271: enforcement's "2 most dangerous words" in today tense times

I. Law enforcement's "2 most dangerous words" in today tense times
II. The secret to self-control--just in time for your 2015 resolutions!

III. Staying "Left of Bang": What to see and do to prevent deadly attacks
IV. SWAT vet's research analysis: Why tactical ops succeed or fail

V. Our readers write: A police attorney's prediction on body cams

 

 

#282: Will leisure-time martial arts training help you in a street fight?

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

 

 

#285: Use-of-force "reform" will bring catastrophe: Police attorney

I. Use-of-force "reform" will bring catastrophe: Police attorney

II. Call to action in the "Battle of the Bulge"

 

 

#286: Critical points to ponder about a "Don't shoot at vehicles" policy

 

 

#291: 2 views on today's law enforcement turmoil

What do YOU think?

 

 

#292: FSI study: The surprising deadly threat of firearms novices

I. FSI study: The surprising deadly threat of firearms novices

II. Echoes from the past resonate in recent OISs

 

 

#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...

 

 

#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

 

 

#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

 

 

#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.

 

 

#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

 

 

#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?

 

 

#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

 

 

#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

 

 

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

 

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