A Comparison Of Two Law Enforcement Marksmanship Assessments.

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Abstract

Law enforcement officers are typically required to pass an annual marksmanship assessment to continue patrol duties. These annual assessments may not reflect on officer perceptions of confidence and handling of their firearm. The aim of this study was to identify differences in success rates and officer perceptions in firearm confidence and handling between a current Traditional Pistol Assessment (TPA) and a Proposed Pistol Assessment (PPA).
Original languageEnglish
Pages20-21
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 2023
Event4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference - Bond University, Robina, Australia
Duration: 23 Feb 202326 Feb 2023
https://bond.edu.au/research/research-bond/IPES-conference

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Conference4th International Physical Employment Standards Conference
Abbreviated titleIPES
Country/TerritoryAustralia
CityRobina
Period23/02/2326/02/23
OtherHosted by the Bond University Tactical Research Unit the conference will address the three T's essential to supporting physical performance in physically demanding occupations; Theory, Testing and Training. Specific topics will include physical employment standards, identifying and mitigating injury risk factors, physical conditioning and assessing occupational readiness.

The conference content will be a blend of research and applied practice in a range of physically demanding occupations including military, law enforcement, fire and rescue and first responders.
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