Security Officers Training Academy


Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials –

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorialsMiamiHerald.comYou can complain about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voters' choices that messed up your office Oscar pool ballot. But let's … We'd all feel better if we knew the 100-plus security guards employed at the Mall of America had AK-47s …and more »

Afghan National Army Regimental Sergeant Major

Cleveland police officers to receive 'tremendous amount of training,' though … –

Cleveland.comCleveland police officers to receive 'tremendous amount of training,' though …cleveland.comJacksonCadets.JPG. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson congratulates police cadets just before their graduation from the Police Academy in January. … CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Safety Director Michael McGrath promised members of city council Tuesday that …and more »

Combating Human Trafficking Through Global Training (dipnote)

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and that means extra attention focused on a terrible crime that knows no borders.  The prevalence of human trafficking networks and their ability to operate transnationally presents unique challenges to law enforcement officials all over the world.  The Department of State works across many fronts to combat human trafficking, and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is uniquely positioned to assist with law enforcement, helping our foreign partners  battle human trafficking at the source.  Through our International Law Enforcement Academies (ILEAs) located in four continents, INL delivers specialized courses to improve law enforcement officials’ ability to combat trafficking in persons (TIP).
In the San Salvador ILEA, with INL’s support for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently trained officials from Barbados, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and El Salvador, with a focus on stopping child exploitation.  The International Organization on Migration (IOM) also hosted a similar specialized course at the ILEA for officers from Brazil, Peru, Panama, Ecuador, and El Salvador.  In December at the ILEA in Botswana, IOM held a course for officers from around the region, including Comoros, Djibouti, Guinea, and Senegal.  …

Police from Nashua, other departments in week-long active-shooter training course

MANCHESTER – Several police officers, guns drawn, their eyes darting from one potentially deadly explosive device to another, sprinted down a dimly-lit hallway toward the room from which rapid-fire gunshots were coming. Then came the commands, the status updates, all shouted in brief, urgent voices. “Shots fired!” “Keep the hallway covered!” “Two down … I got two down!” The officers were real …