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Recorded Webinar: How to Track Law Enforcement Weapons and Firearms Qualifications with TargetSolutions

While out in the field, law enforcement officers might only have a few seconds to make a decision and act to prevent tragedy and protect lives. With that, proper and effective use of firearms can mean the difference between life and death.

TargetSolutions’ pre-built credential for tracking weapons qualifications helps agencies ensure personnel complete officer firearms requirements. With powerful recordkeeping tools, law enforcement agencies can reduce liability and prepare officers to use potentially lethal weapons in the field.

“The best way for a law enforcement agency to limit their liability exposure is to effectively train its personnel and accurately track training hours,” explained Johnny Roberson, former law enforcement officer and TargetSolutions Solutions Engineer. “When it comes to documenting hours for weapons qualifications, TargetSolutions provides online records that can be accessed and updated from any web-enabled device. With this tracking tool, you can ensure your department’s weapons qualifications are up-to-date and information is correct, concise and complete.”

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The Advantages of Computerized Police Scheduling

Advantages of Law Enforcement Scheduling

Effective scheduling impacts multiple aspects of police work. More efficient scheduling has the potential to improve job performance, increase morale and provide greater satisfaction in communities. Here’s a look at why police scheduling is such a crucial workforce management issue and how the right employee scheduling software can make a dramatic difference.

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Use of Force Training for Law Enforcement Agencies


Law enforcement officers serve a broad variety of functions including fighting crime, maintaining order, solving community problems and – where necessary – dispensing force. TargetSolutions’ all-new training course, Use of Force, addresses the complexity of this defining part of police work.

This online course speaks to the unique challenges law enforcement officers face when deciding whether a situation calls for force. By taking this course, individuals can improve their understanding of use of force, encounters when it’s necessary and potential consequences. Using engaging and interactive lessons, departments can use this training to help start the conversation around the nuances of this topic.

Learn more about this newest training course for law enforcement agencies:

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New Calibre Press Courses Address Law Enforcement Stress, Leadership and Interviewing

New Calibre Press courses in TargetSolutions’ platform address law enforcement stress, leadership and interviewing with video-based lessons. 

TargetSolutions joined forces with Calibre Press, a leading provider of law enforcement training content. Through this, law enforcement agencies can deliver engaging online courses through the industry’s most reliable learning management system (LMS). Adding 25 new courses to TargetSolutions’ comprehensive law enforcement catalog, the Calibre Press series uses the expertise of subject matter experts to provide crucial lessons for the industry. This round of releases includes 7 all-new courses.

All courses in this series are video-based and are guided by an on-screen instructor. Case studies and custom footage from body cameras assert key points and present examples from the field.

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Fundamentals of Reading Body Language for Law Enforcement

Fundamentals of reading body language for law enforcement

The ability to interpret facial expressions, posture and other cues is crucial for police officers and anyone in law enforcement. Being able to read body language helps to defuse potentially deadly situations and gives police officers the ability to determine whether people are telling the truth or being deceptive. Let’s take a look at why this aspect of law enforcement is so vital.

When people think of the most important skills that police officers need, body language probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. From a layman’s point of view, this may seem like a vague or even esoterica area. However, experienced law enforcement officers understand it’s a practical and essential skill and a key part of a training program for law enforcement.

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TargetSolutions to Demonstrate New Training and Operations Management Innovations at ILEETA


Discover TargetSolutions’ new innovations for law enforcement during the 2019 ILEETA Conference and Expo such as the TargetSolutions Check It™ application for equipment, vehicle and inventory inspections. 

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand with training and operations management solutions for law enforcement agencies, will be presenting new product innovations March 19-20 at booth No. 411 during the 2019 ILEETA Conference and Expo in St. Louis.

Over the past year, TargetSolutions released powerful new products and training courses for law enforcement through strategic partnerships and acquisitions. As a result, TargetSolutions offers a total solution for agencies to manage training, coordinate shift scheduling and streamline routine maintenance inspections.

By collaborating with Calibre Press, known for its education law enforcement training content and the “Street Survival” series, TargetSolutions offers the most dynamic and informative training material ever created for law enforcement agencies through public safety’s most trusted learning management system.

TargetSolutions also recently expanded its product offering with the TargetSolutions Check It™ application for daily equipment, vehicle and inventory checks, as well as CrewSense, a dynamic system for workforce management. These exciting releases are built to satisfy the needs of departments and provide solutions to tedious tasks.

If you are attending the ILEETA conference and expo in St. Louis, please stop by booth No. 411 for one-on-one discussions and live demonstrations of new innovations by TargetSolutions.

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All-New Law Enforcement Courses from Calibre Press


TargetSolutions releases new video-based training courses for law enforcement through partnership with Calibre Press.

Through TargetSolutions’ partnership with Calibre Press, a leader in law enforcement training content and creator of the “Street Survival” seminar series, TargetSolutions is adding all-new courses for law enforcement professionals to its online training catalog. Now agencies can access premium training content and track it all with the leading training management solution.

Twenty-five dynamic courses created by Calibre Press training experts will be released through TargetSolutions’ comprehensive course library throughout the year. This round of releases offers law enforcement professionals engaging training that highlights crucial topics for the industry.

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TargetSolutions Check It™ System: Streamline Inspections for Law Enforcement


Streamline law enforcement vehicle and equipment inspections with the TargetSolutions Check It™ system.

When it comes to managing vehicle and equipment inspections and overseeing resources for your department, it can be challenging to ensure routine checks are being performed, records are accurate and issues are addressed. The TargetSolutions Check It™ system, TargetSolutions’ inspection and inventory management solution, takes the guesswork out of your department’s daily checks.

This all-in-one application allows your law enforcement agency to streamline these processes with flexible, easy-to-use features. In just a few clicks, your department can perform inspections on equipment and vehicles, manage inventory, run reports and even oversee work orders.

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TargetSolutions’ New Courses by Calibre Press Focus on Driving and Approach Strategies

Through the partnership of TargetSolutions and Calibre Press, known for its premium law enforcement training content, Calibre Press & TargetSolutions Online Law Enforcement Trainingdepartments across the country can access dynamic and engaging online courses through the industry’s leading operations and learning management system (LMS). New online courses by Calibre Press are being released in bundles to create a comprehensive series.

This latest round of course releases covers distracted driving as well as the correct way to approach scenarios involving people, vehicles and buildings. These courses provide crucial knowledge and skills to ensure the safest handling of different situations while officers are on duty.

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Top 5 Online Training Courses You Should Assign Today

Top 5 Online Training Courses You Should Assign in 2019

As 2019 gets off to a fast start, it’s time to start assigning training across your agency to ensure safety and optimize efficiency going into the new year. It’s important to deliver training courses through an online platform that makes learning accessible and interesting.

TargetSolutions’ online training platform has a course library that’s been developed with the needs of today’s fire, EMS, law enforcement and municipal employees in mind. Here are the top five online courses you should assign today.

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