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December 2006 - Staff Training and Development

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    Electro-Muscular Disruption Technology: Is it Safe?

    The debate on the merits of Electro-Muscular Disruption Technology (EMDT) is far from over. EMDT is a group of devices that use a high-voltage, low power charge of electricity to induce involuntary muscle contractions that cause temporary incapacitation. Are EMDTs a valuable less-than-lethal option in the use-of-force continuum, or do they pose a threat of death or serious injury? Proper training may be the key. Read on. From the International Association of Chiefs of Police: Electro-Muscular Disruption...
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    Hone Your Training Design and Delivery Skills Using These Free Resources

    Skills and knowledge needed to systematically plan, develop, and deliver training programs for new and existing correctional employees are covered in the following resources developed by the National Institute of Corrections . All material is available at no cost. ACCESS THESE ITEMS ONLINE: Designing Learner Centered Instruction A seven step process for developing and designing a training program according to the ITIP (instructional theory into practice) format is described. Curriculum developers...
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