Training & Education

Grant Resources and Guidance for Law Enforcement

Stephenie Slahor You have a project or need, but not enough money to fund it. Does that sound familiar?  A federal, state, local, corporate, private or foundation grant might finance training, equipment, a project, or a process. To follow are ideas for researching grant applications and sources. It is strongly advised that you do your “homework” because you likely won’t be the only one applying for that grant money. Your application must stand out from the crowd and that’s where…

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How to Bring Firearm Combatives to the Street

In recent years, we’ve seen a dramatic change in how law enforcement officers are trained, with some firearms training evolving to more closely reflect the reality of actual street encounters. In the not so distant past, firearms training was mostly conducted “on the line” under strict control and command of the range master and his “range safety rules.” Unfortunately, in some places, this is how training still occurs. The addition of these highly controlling “range safety rules” to the Firearms…