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Computer-assisted simulation training

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Söderström T, Åström J, Anderson G, Bowles R, (2014) “A framework for the design of computer-assisted simulation training for complex police situations”, Campus-Wide Information Systems, 31( 4): 242 – 253   Purpose:  The purpose of this paper is to report progress concerning the design of a computer-assisted simulation training (CAST) platform for developing decision-making skills […]

Police Officer Back Health

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Anderson et al. (2011) The Journal of Criminal Justice Research 2(1) The purpose of this study was to examine the extent of, and factors related to, lower back pain (LBP) in municipal police officers. Officers (n=30) completed a multi-categorical questionnaire investigating factors associated with LBP, and the Oswestry Disability Questionnaire. Of the 21 officers returning […]

The Science of Warning Lights

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Anderson and Plecas, Journal of Criminal Justice Research. 1(2), 1-10, 2010. Literature would support the uniform use of warning lights on vehicles that require motorist to perform similar actions. Familiarity of warning light colour and colour combinations, the vehicles that use each, and the response expected allows for an automated response by a driver when […]

Anderson in Sweden

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Greg is spending time in Sweden to present a series of seminars in bona fide occupational requirements, police office stress, and children’s participation in elite sport programs. Seminars are hosted by the School of Education and the Department of Sports Medicine at Umea University, in Umea Sweden. November  8th     Police officer physical abilities determination and testing November 11th    Lunchtime […]

Emergency Warning Lights

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Anderson, G.S. and D. Plecas. Emergency Warning Lights: A Review. Blue Line. In Press, 2009. Coming soon is a review of  emergency warning lights that describes the response that we can expect to different combinations of strobe light color and frequency.