The Close Quarters Combat topic covers defensive tactics and techniques for hands-on confrontations with suspects. News about the close-in battles between police officers and dangerous suspects, as well as tips, columns, and expert opinion on preparation for the assault, as well as for the inevitable legal battles that follow, are presented here.
In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Columnist Duane Wolfe — alongside demonstration partner and PoliceOne Contributor Lee Shaykhet — shares some thoughts and tactics about transitioning from one technique to another during a physical struggle.
In this video tactical tip, Diana Rathborne of the Minnesota Kali Group — alongside Peter Hetrick, also of the Minnesota Kali Group — shares a number of drills you can teach your officer to help them get off the X. It takes many repetitions to create the physical skills (muscle memory) and neural pathways, but by using the drills in this video you can help your officers be safer in a confrontation with a subject.
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller of ISR Matrix International — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price, also of ISR Matrix International — speaks about and shows us an avoidance skill for someone grabbing your gun called the Over Hand Arm Drag from Weapon Retention.