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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
week, Toledo Police officers are hitting the range for testing to make sure
they are proficient in handling and shooting the guns they tote on the job
part of a yearly, state-mandated qualification for all police officers. This
year, the state has dropped some of the requirements, but TPD has opted to keep
the higher standards, to keep their officers and the public safe.
felt it was necessary to give officers that exposure," said TPD Firearms
Instructor Roger White. "Especially, like, low-level light shooting, shooting
with a flash light, and things like that."
March, the department set out to qualify every one of its more than 500
officers, incorporating new state guidelines and some of their own. Officers
rand a 25-round course, shooting from the hip, from behind barricades, and
shooting while moving.
is the key to survival," White said. "If we can get the officers to move and
engage their targets at the same time, and hit what they're shooting at, we
enhance their ability to survive."
state dropped some requirements in order to speed up the qualification process
and allow departments more time for vital training, but TPD says they don't
feel they can ever have enough.
evolves," White said. "All of our techniques evolve, police techniques evolve,
we learn from our mistakes. Unfortunately, many times those mistakes are
deadly, and they'll cost some officers their lives."
thought on the firing line is that practice and training are what keep officers
and the people they protect safe.