Thursday, October 18, 2007

Blackwater training goes online

Blackwater is bringing its law enforcement training online. The company has just acquired The Backup Training Corporation, a ten year-old company that provides "US law enforcement with useful low cost training tools, up to date professional information, and state of the art training tactics," according to a Blackwater news release.

"The Backup Training Corporation provides superior CD-ROM training courses and online access to training coursework. Their training products are used in over 9,600 police departments nationwide. With this acquisition Blackwater Worldwide continues to build its core capability as a premier training provider, delivering efficient, effective, and economical global training solutions for the 21st century."

Backup Training was developed in 1997 by businesswoman Yvonne Ellis of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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