Banquet Closing the 2018 ALERT Training Symposium/Conference

Banquet Closing the 2018 ALERT Training Symposium/Conference

Each year the ALERT Training Symposium/Conference is closed with a banquet and a fund raiser for the Annual Bruce Crabal Scholarship.  This is always an event that attendees look forward to.  We were especially honored by Sergeant Paul Meyer, Portland Police Bureau who provided a very inspirational message.  Sgt. Meyer was injured in the line […]

Legal Updates

Legal Updates

The final presentation of the 2018 ALERT Training Symposium/Conference was presented by Ms. Missy O’Linn, Attorney and former Police Officer.  Ms. O’Linn keep the attendees on the edge of the seats for a few hours providing them with informative information that will keep them on the top of the create needs to defend their actions […]

ESC / Stable Platform Driving

ESC / Stable Platform Driving

Day three of the Training Symposium/Conference began with Dane Pitarresi presenting information on ESC and the impact it has had on training.  Dane provided excellent information that the attendees can take back to their agencies.  Dane and SkidCar USA have been a long time supporter of the ALERT International.  Thanks Dane! Dominic Dobson, also with […]

ALERT Training Sympoisum/Conference Day at the Track!

ALERT Training Sympoisum/Conference Day at the Track!

What a great track day!! ALERT would like to thank all those who made today possible!! Special thanks to Mike Brady and the Oregon DPSST Academy! What a facility!! Also to the presenters today, Sr. Tpr. Kammerman, Sr. Tpr. Perrizo, Oregon State Police, Al Liebno, Md. Police & Correctional Training Commissions and the entire DPSST […]

SHIFT What’s DRIVING your TRAINING…

SHIFT What’s DRIVING your TRAINING…

Dr. Jonathan Page, Cognitive Neuroscientist presented his most recent research on how the brain learns.  Dr. Page discussed the need to change the manner in which training is presented to train the student’s brain learns and retains information and the ability to respond effectively, and successfully handle multiple tasks, while recognizing and correctly interpreting those […]


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Banquet Closing the 2018 ALERT Training Symposium/Conference

Banquet Closing the 2018 ALERT Training Symposium/Conference

Each year the ALERT Training Symposium/Conference is closed with a banquet and a fund raiser for the Annual Bruce Crabal Scholarship.  This is always an event that attendees look forward to.  We were especially honored by Sergeant Paul Meyer, Portland Police Bureau who provided a very inspirational message.  Sgt. Meyer was injured in the line […]

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Legal Updates

Legal Updates

The final presentation of the 2018 ALERT Training Symposium/Conference was presented by Ms. Missy O’Linn, Attorney and former Police Officer.  Ms. O’Linn keep the attendees on the edge of the seats for a few hours providing them with informative information that will keep them on the top of the create needs to defend their actions […]

read more

ESC / Stable Platform Driving

ESC / Stable Platform Driving

Day three of the Training Symposium/Conference began with Dane Pitarresi presenting information on ESC and the impact it has had on training.  Dane provided excellent information that the attendees can take back to their agencies.  Dane and SkidCar USA have been a long time supporter of the ALERT International.  Thanks Dane! Dominic Dobson, also with […]

read more

ALERT Training Sympoisum/Conference Day at the Track!

ALERT Training Sympoisum/Conference Day at the Track!

What a great track day!! ALERT would like to thank all those who made today possible!! Special thanks to Mike Brady and the Oregon DPSST Academy! What a facility!! Also to the presenters today, Sr. Tpr. Kammerman, Sr. Tpr. Perrizo, Oregon State Police, Al Liebno, Md. Police & Correctional Training Commissions and the entire DPSST […]

read more

SHIFT What’s DRIVING your TRAINING…

SHIFT What’s DRIVING your TRAINING…

Dr. Jonathan Page, Cognitive Neuroscientist presented his most recent research on how the brain learns.  Dr. Page discussed the need to change the manner in which training is presented to train the student’s brain learns and retains information and the ability to respond effectively, and successfully handle multiple tasks, while recognizing and correctly interpreting those […]

read more

Saving Lives Through Below 100…Snohomish Co Sheriff’s Office

Saving Lives Through Below 100…Snohomish Co Sheriff’s Office

Undersheriff Robert Beidler, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office provided attendees at the 2018 ALERT International Training Symposium/Conference some solid figures, data and impressive results from training their Deputies on the five Tenants of the Below 100 program.  Rob’s complete presentation will be posted on ALERT’s primary website www.alertinternational.com under the Members Section (Password Protected).     

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2108 Annual Training Conference….Opening Ceremonies

2108 Annual Training Conference….Opening Ceremonies

The 2018 ALERT International Training Conference opened this morning with the presentation of colors by the Lake Oswego PD Color Guard and the National Athem sung by Sr Master Sergeant Denise Phillips, 142nd Fighter Wing, Portland Air National Guard.  Chief Dale Jorgensen, Lake Oswego Police Department provided a wonderful welcoming remarks to attendees of the […]

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FLETC Study on Simulation Training

EVALUATING REALISM IN POLICE DRIVING BY DR. RICK GIOVENGO, Training Innovation Division TROY ROWELL, Driver & Marine Division FLETC Journal, Spring-Summer 2018 The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) employs a methodical process to validate and support the use of new technologies to achieve critical training objectives. One of the areas where new technologies have been evaluated and found to be […]

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