Local Police Training For Encounters With People With Mental IllnessIt is estimated that about 10 percent of police calls involve a person with a mental illness. Some law enforcement agencies are now adding more training on how to deal with those calls, especially after some recent cases involving officers and people in emotional distress.
Good Question: Why Don't Police Just Try To Hurt Suspects?Over the past week, WCCO has devoted significant coverage to officer-involved shootings from the death of Jamar Clark a week and half ago to a Columbia Heights man early Tuesday morning. So why don't police just try to hurt suspects? Good Question.
Hennepin Deputies Train For Shooting Disasters It was a chaotic scene as police and county deputies swarmed onto Accent Signage property in Minneapolis last September 27. There had been a workplace shooting with multiple victims.
Going Inside The South St. Paul, Dakota Co. SWAT TeamsPractice is the key to getting better at just about anything. It’s no different for our local law enforcement.
Realistic Police Training Gives Officers Hands-On ExperienceDozens of officers from the metro area took part this week in a new form of emergency medical training that focuses on keeping them safe when they respond to dangerous situations.