I. Is Excited Delirum a Fake Condition Invented to Whitewash Abusive Force? A Critical Look at NPR'S Recent Report.
II. Where to Find Out More - In Person - About How FSRC'S Unique Research Can Help You Survive on the Street & in Court
III. Kickin Ass! Dr. Bill Lewinski Achieves a Coveted 5th Degree Black Belt
I. How Many of These Force Myths Do You Believe? How About the People Who Judge You?
I. How to Combat Myths that Muddle Force Confrontations – Part II of a Series
I. Ongoing survey seeks consensus on what’s “reasonable” use of force
II. Violence in schools report now fully detailed on-line.
III. Happy New Year!
I. “Excessive force” study gravely flawed, says Force Science Research Center
II. The “real deal” on the force front
III. A fascinating look behind the statistics of fatal shootings
IV. Officer Down Poll: Thanks for participating
I. Officer-rescue survey results raise key training issue
II. Force Science News Mailbag
I. New study yields unique grid for computing suspect speed in officer attacks
I. What is 1 more piece of life-saving equipment you should be carrying
II. The naked truth about naked subjects: 1 more reminder
III. FSRC associates impacting policing internationally
I. New study links multi-tasking capacity to good or bad shooting decisions
II. Update on active-killer stats shows predictable consistency
III. “If I had panicked, he would have killed me!”
IV. Editor’s clarification
I. What you and your department can learn from shooting survivors
II. Lewinski honored in London by officer-assistance organization
I. Voices behind the stats: What others say about downed-officer rescues
I. Research roundup: Latest on Tasers, arrest-related deaths, excited delirium
I. Recent training in Canada puts 71 new Force Science analysts in the field
II. In pain? Swear your way out, new study advises
I. “I took an oath…”: Dan Lovelace’s battle back to law enforcement
I. New studies on multitasking: What’s your risk from brain overload?
I. New survey exposes “disturbing” shortcomings in firearms training
II. New document helps prevent conflicts in multi-agency OIS probes
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…
I. Citizens Academy with a twist puts civilians in the OIS hot sea
II. New article explores ways out of the police-fatigue
III. Inbox: More findings from Texas reaction-time study
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. 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
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
I. New series: Force Science successes in real-world cases
II. Prize-winning distortion: Coming to a theater near you
III. Inbox: Our readers write
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. 7 pointers to help you ace a civil lawsuit deposition
II. Our readers write: Views differ on high-risk vehicle stops
I. Amid shooting furors, politicians get a special "training day"
II. Survey officer attitudes before issuing body cams, researchers urge
III. A camera doesn't lie, right? Oh yeah!
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
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. 6 myths of police training that inhibit effective learning
II. What training best conditions officers for a change of holster?
III. Thanks...and enjoy a happy retirement!
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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
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. 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
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. 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. Top award to FS researcher for new vest study presentation
II. New video training program seeks to counter biases in OISs
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
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
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. 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...
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