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Title: Training - Focus Report
Journal: Law and Order  Volume:32  Issue:3  Dated:(March 1984)  Pages:18-21,23-34,37-39,46-50,63-64,67-68
Editor(s): B Cameron
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Language: English
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Annotation: Eight articles about police training focus on training small town officers in Iowa, providing firearms training realism, training beyond the local police budget, prison riot control training, training for particular officer situations, police training of bank employees, recognizing drunken driving, and securing and searching burglarized buildings.
Abstract: The opening article considers some of the difficulties the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy has had in fulfilling its mandate to train and certify small town and rural officers. The next article discusses how the Allegheny County Police Training Academy (Pennsylvania) has introduced realism into its firearm training. Another article describes how the Rogers Police Department (Arkansas) funded and implemented a local firearms training program to provide continuing inservice training for its officers. Details of a riot-control training program for corrections officers are presented in another article, followed by a description of the 'situational' training used by the Sarasota Police Department (Florida), covering such situations as building searches, vehicle stops, felonies in progress, and crisis intervention. Also discussed is the crime prevention program of the San Diego Police Department (California), which involves the training of bank employees on the proper response to a bank robbery. Remaining articles discuss the signs that can help an officer identify drunken drivers and steps in securing and searching burglarized buildings.
Index Term(s): Bank robbery; Burglary; Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Firearm training; Police academy; Police training; Prison disorders; Riot control; Rural policing; Simulation
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