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Taking Aim at the Dark – What Every Officer Needs to Know About Night Sights

Eugene Nielsen The ability to engage and hit targets in low light scenarios is critical to officer survival. The importance of low light shooting skills isn’t diminished during daylight hours. During the day, there are many situations in which officers are faced with reduced or inconsistent light.  Ambient light isn’t the only factor. Your visual acuity will be further reduced by the fact that you and your assailant will frequently be in motion prior to, and during, a shooting. And,…

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New Documentary Available

The newly released documentary, In the Aftermath – When the Shooting Stops, Recovery Begins, produced by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, focuses on best practices after school shooting tragedies, including family reunification, dealing with accompanying trauma and crisis planning. It highlights the difficult journey of recovery while giving hope to survivors. The documentary highlights interviews with survivors of school shootings and public officials, as well as discussing programs and resources available to school systems, law enforcement and the community before,…