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Police Training Varies from State to State

Hailey Griffin , Arts Editor

October 14, 2020

The national outcry for racial justice sparked by concerns over brutality and excessive use of force by law enforcement has brought about a public re-evaluation of police training and practices.   Police training curriculum ...

Police training more than just classroom work

An officer is pepper sprayed during a training exercise outside the Protective Services building.

Ana Bon, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Hands behind their backs, face forward, opened eyes and a blast of pepper spray. “Oh, its hot! Its like rubbing buffalo sauce in your eyes,” hollered an officer, after being pepper sprayed. The pepper spray was just the beginning. After counting to twenty, officers had to force their eyes...

Police training at the Truax Campus

Officers visit outside the WolfPack Den during a training exercise held at the Madison College Truax Campus on Jan. 12

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January 21, 2015

On Monday, Jan. 12, Madison Police North District held its annual in-service training event at Madison College. More than 75 Madison Police Officers attended the training, which included: A tour by Public Safety Officers of the Truax Facility A K9 demonstration An active shooter scenario A scen...

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