Shooting accident at Vermont Police Academy injures trainee

first_imgVermont Business Magazine On October 1, 2019, at approximately 2004 hours, Detectives from the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations, responded to the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford, Vermont for a training accident. Upon arrival, Detectives learned that recruits from the police academy were involved in a firearms training scenario. This scenario was a low light, firearms training which was supervised by certified firearms instructors. During the training scenario, Daniel Ailinger age 23, had accidentally discharged his firearm while removing it from his holster. Training staff from the Vermont Police Academy immediately evaluated Ailinger and discovered that he had sustained a non-life threatening abrasion to his leg. Ailinger was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center, where he received medical attention.  Ailinger was subsequently released and returned to the Vermont Police Academy.Ailinger is a member of the Middlebury Police Department and is a member of the 108th Basic Training Class for Police Professionals.  Any questions should be directed to the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.     CASE#:19B404458RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Detective Lieutenant Christopher Barber                                       STATION: Rutland                    CONTACT#:(802)773-9101DATE/TIME: October 1st, 2019 at approximately 8:04 PM.INCIDENT LOCATION: Vermont Police Academy – 317 Academy Road, Pittsford Vermont 05763.INCIDENT: Training accident,Yeslast_img read more

MotoGP to use 2020 bikes next season

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Press Trust Of India MotoGP teams will keep the same bikes for the start of the 2021 season as part of cost-cutting measures to limit the financial impact caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Motorcycling officials announced Thursday that no development work will be allowed this season on bikes which were homologated at the start of the year.MotoGP to use 2020 bikes next season Written By First Published: 17th April, 2020 06:38 IST “These changes are designed to reduce the costs incurred by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis whilst maintaining fairness and equality in order to conserve the entertainment value of the sport and the integrity of the competition,” the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) said in a statement.”There will be no update of any homologated parts during the 2020 season. This applies to all manufacturers.” It added: “Manufacturers must start the 2021 season using March 2020 homologated parts.  LIVE TVcenter_img FOLLOW US COMMENT Last Updated: 17th April, 2020 06:38 IST MotoGP To Use 2020 Bikes Next Season MotoGP teams will keep the same bikes for the start of the 2021 season as part of cost-cutting measures to limit the financial impact caused by the coronavirus WATCH US LIVE Thereafter, normal upgrade regulations will apply for the rest of the 2021 season as per current regulations.” That means non-concession teams Honda, Yamaha, Ducati and Suzuki will be unable to develop their engines during the 2021 campaign.  Riders will also be limited to just two bikes per season. A freeze on development will apply until the end of the 2021 season in both Moto2 and Moto3. The first eight races of the 2020 season have been cancelled or postponed. The German MotoGP at the Sachsenring on June 21, the next scheduled event, is also in doubt following an extension to the ban on large-scale public events in the country.  last_img read more

Nigeria Drops in Latest FIFA Ranking

first_imgNigeria remained in the 44th position in the FIFA rankings released on Thursday but dropped to fourth in the African rankings from the third position they held in October.Nigeria moved up four places in October after defeating Libya over two legs in Uyo and Sfax in their Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header on October 13 and 16.But despite qualifying for the 2019 tournament with a game to spare, the Super Eagles failed to get a win in their 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa in Johannesburg on November 17 – playing a 1-1 draw against Bafana Bafana. The Bafana draw was followed by a goalless draw against Uganda at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on November 20.The 2013 AFCON champions are currently on 1427 points – dropping three points from their October haul.The Teranga Lions of Senegal returned to the top of the African rankings having displaced Tunisia. Both countries are ranked 23rd and 26th in the world respectively.South Africa climbed a spot to the 72nd position from the 73rd they occupied last month while Libya also moved up one spot to 104 from the 105th they were last month. Seychelles dropped a spot from 188 to 189.Morocco, who were 47th in the October rankings, are now 40th in the world after climbing seven places. They are now third on the continent. DR Congo (49), who dropped three places from their 46th position last month, are fourth in Africa.Ghana (51), Cameroon (55), Egypt (56), Burkina Faso (61) and Ivory Coast (65) complete the top 10 teams in Africa.The top of the rankings remain unchanged as Belgium sit at the summit in the rankings with 1727 points while world champions France are second with 1726 points. Brazil, Croatia and England remain third, fourth and fifth respectively.Relatedlast_img read more