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Virtual Reality Opens Up New Training Opportunities for Officers

By Leischen Stelter

Virtual reality is gaining traction in the entertainment industry, but can the technology be used to improve officer training? Digital Immersion Reality Training - or DIRT - is proving it can with innovative programs that put officers through realistic training scenarios. Learn more about the upcoming launch of DIRT's programs and how it could change the future of officer training.

Training Police in Counterintelligence to Combat Domestic Terrorism

By Christopher J. Brewer

Communication and information sharing is at the center of counterintelligence efforts. With the growing threat of domestic terrorism, it's now more important than ever for CI techniques to be used by all levels of law enforcement and not just federal agencies. This is how local and state level police can play a vital role in contributing to our nation's security.

INLETS 2015: Exploring the Aftermath of Active Shooter Events

Mid-Atlantic Intel & Law Enforcement Training Seminar (INLETS) provides law enforcement with the opportunity to learn about national and international terrorist events directly from those who experienced it. This year's event, held on June 22-26 in Annapolis, Maryland, will feature presentations from the five law enforcement agencies involved in the Christopher Dorner manhunt, the French National Police, and officers involved in the Virginia Tech shooting. The keynote speaker for this event will be Captain Richard Phillips, whose rescue after Somali pirates hijacked his ship was famously depicted in the Hollywood movie, Captain Phillips.