Building on the success of 2010, Law Officer and the National Shooting Sports Foundation are once again presenting a distinctive education program for law enforcement personnel at SHOT Show 2011. Plus, we’ve added a networking lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 19, so you can share information and make new contacts. Register now at www.ShotShow.org/leep.
Sessions are free to law enforcement personell with your paid SHOT Show registration, so take aim at your most important law enforcement targets!
New this year, Below 100: How to Cut Police Line-of-Duty Deaths in Half, NOW, sponsored by Dyneema, is both a presentation and a challenge from Law Officer Editor-in-Chief Dale Stockton and Capt. Scot Haug of the Post Falls (Idaho) Police Department. The Below 100 mission: Reduce line-of-duty deaths to below 100 per year, a level not seen since 1944. In this session on Thursday, Jan. 20, from 8:15–11:00 a.m., Stockton and Haug will review five key areas that can reduce police line-of-duty deaths and give you tangible, practical ways to implement the necessary changes that will save lives.
Back by popular demand, Dave Spaulding will present Developing the Combative Mind on Monday, Jan. 17, from 7–8 p.m. Being mentally prepared is the No. 1 requirement for officers, and this session will introduce attendees to the concepts needed to begin preparing one’s mind for potential conflict. You can also catch Spaulding speak on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 8:15–9:15 a.m. on the topic of Enhancing Tactical Pistol Skills.
Also, on Monday evening, Robert Hindi will give a presentation on the Hindi Duty Belt S.A.F.E.T.Y. System. See what top police trainers and medical specialists are calling the safest, fastest, most effective equipment deployment system ever developed for law enforcement, and increase your survival performance by 50% or more. This session will be repeated on Tuesday morning from 8:15–9:15.
Skill-building sessions by Dave Young, director and founder of ARMA Training, and sponsored by Uncle Mike’s Law Enforcement, include:
• What’s Your Draw-Ability: Gross Motor Skills vs. Fine Motor Skills, on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 9:30–10:30 a.m.; and
• Skill Building with Your Holster ... Do You Have What It Takes? on Thursday, Jan. 20, from 8:15–9:15 a.m.
• Live-Fire Training Facilities: Thinking Down Range by Larry Sunderlin, sponsored by
Meggitt: Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 9:30–11 a.m.
• Simulation: Finding Value in a Virtual Training Environment by Chuck Oblich, sponsored by Meggitt: Thursday, Jan. 20, from 9:30–11 a.m.
• It’s Not About the Shot: the Physical & Psychological Effects of Combat Stress by Randall Murphy, sponsored by Meggitt: Thursday, Jan. 20, from 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from some of the nation’s experts!
Is Your Department’s Patch on the Wall?
When you’re at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, stop by Battista’s Hole in the Wall and check, or bring a new patch to add to the wall. The Italian restaurant has been a favorite of law enforcement for more than 30 years. Battista’s is located at 4041 Audrie St. For more information, call 702/732-1424 or visit www.battistaslasvegas.com.