Training & Education

SPIT HAPPENS!!!

THE CONTROVERSIAL USE OF SPIT MASKS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT – PART II John G. Peters, Jr., CLS, Ph.D. and A. David Berman, CLS, M.S. ©2021. A.R.R. The second part of this two part series discusses how to increase your safety using spit masks. The focus is on spit mask application, removal and storage guidelines, policy, training, and competency-based testing. Recall from Part I of this series that there are no scientific data to support spit masks stopping the spread of…

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The New “Reality”: How Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) Impact Law Enforcement Training

Todd Brown As this technology continues to develop, there will be more realistic, more accurate, more valuable, and more “real” training available to our officers than ever before. Virtual reality is exploding all over. From entertainment to training NFL quarterbacks, new “reality” technologies are poised to change the way we accomplish many training goals in law enforcement. In fact, as a result of the worldwide pandemic we are dealing with, online, AR, VR, and MR technologies are quickly becoming a…