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Montana Five-O: Montana Junior Police Leadership Academy teaches teens skills for law enforcement and for life

As Helena teen Wyatt Burrell navigated through cones at the law enforcement driving track, he remembered the tip he was taught — what got you in will get you out.

This, the more tedious course, was to hone in on backing into spaces and deft maneuvering of the vehicle. It’s also to teach users to trust their cars.

Spinning around in the skid car was more fun. It also taught Burrell and the 31 other cadets at the Montana Junior Police Leadership Academy how to deal with hazards like slipping on ice in a safe environment. Tuesday’s time at the track was just part of the week of activities for the academy, which is open to teens from across the state each year.

“I’ve never done anything like this before,” 16-year-old Burrell said. “It’s awesome. We do a lot of fun stuff.”

Other tasks during the academy included crime scene investigation, rapelling off a

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Montana Five-O: Montana Junior Police Leadership Academy …

Students of the Montana Junior Police Leadership Academy observe a search and rescue demonstration conducted by Two Bear Air earlier this week at the academy in the Helena Valley.

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Montana police officers use FARO 3D scanning to solve crimes

Police officers in Cascade County, Montana have a new addition to their crime-fighting resources: a FARO Focus 3D Laser Scanner. The new scanner has been acquired with support from partners of the Great Falls Police Department (GFPD) and Cascade County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and will be used to survey crime scenes.

Expertise and efficiency

A typical crime scene investigation team includes: a team leader, photographer and photographic log recorder, sketch preparer, evidence recovery personnel and miscellaneous specialists depending upon the nature of the crime.

Plan of a crime scene created by a FARO Focus 3D scanner Image via: GFPD

Plan of a crime scene created by a FARO Focus 3D scanner Image via: GFPD

Operable by just one or two people, and capable of taking a full sweep of a scene up to 130 square meters, the FARO Focus 3D scanner potentially cuts down the personnel needed

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