Training

ODF organizes 30-acre live burn training

Central Point, Ore. — If you saw smoke pluming near the Table Rocks Friday, it was all part of a controlled burn organized by Oregon Department of Forestry. Around 50 firefighters worked orking away at burning more than 30 acres of land. It’s …

Medford Police Dept. training new K9

Medford, Ore. — The Medford Police Department is getting ready to start training its new police dog. The training takes six weeks, and will determine if the K9, Kylo, has what it takes to help protect you. Officer Omar Esqueda is his …

Medford police officers train for active shooter

Medford, Ore. — If you heard the sound of gun shots near Riverside Avenue and Highway 62 Friday afternoon, it was all part of a training exercise for Medford police. Officers were training for three different scenarios: riot control or mobile response, building searches and …

Oregon bill aims to pinpoint, eliminate police profiling

Salem, Ore. — A bill making it’s way through Salem could establish new state-wide policies and training for law enforcement. The proposal looks to eliminate profiling by requiring specific training while also keeping track of all police officer interactions; things some local departments …

Central Point Police host active shooter training

Central Point, Ore. — Nobody wants to face an active shooter event, but Central Point Police are helping people to prepare for the worst-case scenario. The ALICE program helps to prepare individuals and organizations to handle violent intruder or active shooter events. …