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TargetSolutions at ILEETA

Mar 19, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today
By: Calibre Press

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand with training and operations management solutions for law enforcement agencies, will be presenting new product innovations March 19-20 at booth No. 411 during the 2019 ILEETA Conference and Expo in St. Louis. Over the past year, TargetSolutions released powerful new products and training courses for law enforcement through strategic partnerships and acquisitions. As a result, TargetSolution... Full Article »

VIDEO: Cop Punches Cuffed Suspect Unconscious

Mar 13, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by LawEnforcementToday.com: DENVER — This video shows the moments an off-duty Denver corporal working security loses his temper and knocks a handcuffed man unconscious. The incident occurred last April at Jackson’s, a downtown bar, where Cpl. Oestmann was off-duty working security, reported KXXV. The retaliation by Oestmann occurred after the man spit on him. “The guy clearly assaulted the cop, but that’s for sure exc... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Fatally Shoots Man Armed with Pipe

Mar 06, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by KTLA.com: The night of July 1, one officer was sent to a parking structure at 1020 W. Civic Center Drive after someone who'd parked there called 911 around 11:30 p.m. upon spotting Donadony Blake Taylor standing near his vehicle and assuming he was trying to break in, according to the DA's report. Taylor was armed with a two- to three-foot-long metal pipe and a one- to two-foot metal stake, and was under the influence of amp... Full Article »

VIDEO: Fresno Police Shoot Man on the Ground

Feb 28, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

[Note: Videos are provided here for reference viewing only, and viewing such videos does not replace personal law enforcement training. Moreover, each live scenario is unique and nothing here should supplement an officer’s own cumulative training, experience, and personal judgment in responding to such live scenarios.] As reported by ABC13.com: Newly released video shows a deadly police shooting in March 2016, the second fatal shooting in si... Full Article »

VIDEO: Napa Deputy Shot At, Kills Suspect

Feb 21, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As FoxNews.com reports:  A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows. The Napa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday along a rural road near Napa. "It's graphic, it's brutal, it's sudden," Napa Co... Full Article »

GRAPHIC: Police Shoot Homicide Suspect Armed with Knife

Feb 12, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

From the Seattle Police Blotter:  Northgate Homicide Suspect Killed Early Thursday In Officer-Involved Shooting Written by Public Affairs on February 7, 2019 8:04 am Seattle Police and the King County Sheriff’s Office are conducting separate investigations into an early-morning homicide, and subsequent officer-involved shooting, that occurred early Thursday morning in the Northgate neighborhood. At 3:25 AM, officers from th... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Faces Gun at Traffic Stop, Fires Back

Jan 28, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Training & Video
By: Calibre Press

[Note: Videos are provided here for reference viewing only, and viewing such videos does not replace personal law enforcement training. Moreover, each live scenario is unique and nothing here should supplement an officer’s own cumulative training, experience, and personal judgment in responding to such live scenarios.] As reported by Kfor.com:   Authorities in Noble, Okla., released body camera footage and dash cam video of an officer-invo... Full Article »

VIDEO: Oregon SRO Shoots, Kills Armed Suspect

Jan 25, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Training & Video
By: Calibre Press

[Note: Videos are provided here for reference viewing only, and viewing such videos does not replace personal law enforcement training. Moreover, each live scenario is unique and nothing here should supplement an officer’s own cumulative training, experience, and personal judgment in responding to such live scenarios.] On January 11, 2019, Charles Landeros, 30, went to a Eugene, Ore., Middle School where his child was enrolled as a student. H... Full Article »

VIDEO: PD Releases Footage of 14-Year-Old Suspect Shot in the Back

Jan 24, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by AZCentral.com:  The Tempe Police Department is disputing comments made by the owner of the truck 14-year-old Antonio Arce was reportedly burglarizing when police shot and killed him last week. The police statement came a day after Lou Silvas told The Arizona Republic details that differed with law enforcement's description of the Jan. 15 shooting. Specifically, Tempe police have said Arce stole an airsoft gun out of the truck... Full Article »

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Jan 23, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Training & Video
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BODYCAM: Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in New Orleans

Jan 18, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

As reported by NOLA.com:  New Orleans police plan this week to release an edited version of the body-worn camera or other video footage captured during a Jan. 4 officer-involved shootout in Treme that killed a civilian and wounded an officer, NOPD spokesman Andy Cunningham said Tuesday (Jan. 15). Reporters will be able to view the full, unedited video footage at NOPD headquarters on Thursday, accompanied by an “explanation from NOPD leader... Full Article »

VIDEO: New Year’s Shooting in Seattle Investigated

Jan 17, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

From the Seattle Police Blotter:  The Seattle Police Force Investigation Team (FIT) continues to investigate the New Year's Eve officer-involved shooting that occurred in the Licton Springs neighborhood. In the interest of transparency, and in adherence to SPD policy, the department is releasing dashcam and bodyworn video of this incident. The following video shows the suspect running from his car during a traffic stop, as well as a physical ... Full Article »

Vector Solutions Expands Capabilities, Acquires CrewSense

Jan 14, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today
By: Calibre Press

TAMPA, FL and GRANTS PASS, OR – January 8, 2019 - Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and performance support solutions, expands its capabilities with the acquisition of CrewSense, the leading employee resourcing and human capital management software for mission-critical sectors including public safety, utilities, and manufacturing. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon, CrewSense is used by over 650 m... Full Article »

VIDEO: Attempted Homicide of Sacramento Officer

Jan 10, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

The Sacramento Bee reports:  Sacramento Police released body camera footage Tuesday evening of an incident this week where an officer used a Taser to subdue a man accused of running, scuffling and biting the officer after a foot pursuit into an Upper Land Park apartment complex. Police say the suspect was armed but the body camera of the arresting officer, who was alone for most of the Sunday morning incident, apparently fell off his uniform ... Full Article »

TARGETING SOLUTIONS: Recruiting, Retaining, & Inspiring the Best

Jan 09, 2019 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training
By: Calibre Press

When: Feb. 27 & 28 Where: Bloomington, Minn.  Why: Over the past several years, law enforcement finds itself struggling to attract qualified candidates to the profession. In addition, veteran officers are leaving their agencies at a rate never seen before. In a climate of clashing media narratives, how do you cut through the noise and sell your culture and your profession? This solutions-oriented, two-day symposium features Lt. Jim... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Traffic Stop Suspect Pulls Gun on Officer, Misfires

Jan 09, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

The Chicago Tribune reports:  Surprised as he sat parked in his SUV, the man wanted for murder pointed a gun at Lakemoor (Ill.) Police Officer Brianna Tedesco and pulled the trigger. The gun didn’t fire. For the next 20 seconds, Tedesco and the man fought for control of the gun, Tedesco repeatedly screaming “No” and finally, “Please don’t shoot me!” according to newly released video of the encounter last July in Lake County. A... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Knocks Out Noncompliant Suspect with a Punch

Dec 19, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By: Calibre Press

The Record-Journal reports:  Police Chief William Wright said the handcuffed man that Officer Joseph Smith knocked out with a punch earlier this year had pulled a knife on one officer and headbutted another during the incident. Smith served a two-week suspension last month for excessive use of force after he struck a handcuffed Gary Joseph King in the head while responding to a domestic violence call on Ward Street on June 14. The... Full Article »

TargetSolutions Partners with Calibre Press

Dec 11, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Training
By: Calibre Press

Press Contact TargetSolutions Rich Miron 858.376.1638 [email protected]   Partnership Is an Exciting Development for Law Enforcement Agencies Looking to Improve and Streamline Training Delivery SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading online training and records management system for public safety agencies, and Calibre Press, known for its educational law enforcement training cont... Full Article »

Street Survival II: Chapter 13 Excerpt

Nov 27, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today
By: Calibre Press

“You have to be ready for when the day chooses you!” St. Paul, MN Officer Brian Wanschura One night in California, two officers on stakeout were sitting in their patrol car chatting quietly to while-away the dragging hours. In the darkness, a man silently crept up from behind, leveled a .30 cal. carbine at their back window, and carefully drew a bead on one officer's head. Without a word, he racked a round into the chamber and pulled the ... Full Article »

Street Survival, Now

Nov 27, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today
By: Calibre Press

About the Street Survival Update The primary author of the original Street Survival, Tactics for Armed Encounters, published in 1980, was Chuck Remsberg.  At that time, he had no idea that he was writing perhaps the best selling law enforcement book of all time.  Nor did he have any idea that he was also creating a movement. In the first edition of Street Survival, Chuck brought together stories, tactics, and techniques from officers from all... Full Article »