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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.
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April 26, 2015

Video: Conn. teen puts cop in headlock

Officer nearly lost consciousness in the attack - Full Story
April 23, 2015
Video: NC suspect attacks deputy with knife

Video: NC suspect attacks deputy with knife

Suspect exited a residence in the December incident and stabbed a deputy in the chest — body armor prevented the attack from causing serious injury - Full Story
April 22, 2015

Calif. chief tackles murder suspect attempting escape

San Jose's top cop tackled a murder suspect who managed to escape a police holding cell and scale a fence while handcuffed - Full Story
April 20, 2015

Video: Vet, former Playboy model scuffles with cops over flag

Michelle Manhart took the American flag from a group of protesters who were reportedly stomping on it in protest of racism - Full Story
April 14, 2015

Trending Topics: When cops get caught in a melee

By PoliceOne Staff The recent release of the dash cam capturing a battle between cops and a traveling... - Full Story
April 11, 2015

Video: Cop shot, 7 other cops hurt in deadly Ariz. melee

Video has been released of the brutal melee between police and a family that ended with a suspect killed, another suspect shot and a cop shot - Full Story
March 20, 2015
Video: Protesters shove cops, throw chairs after DA says Pa. OIS isn't crime

Video: Protesters shove cops, throw chairs after DA says Pa. OIS isn't crime

Ten people were arrested at a Philly community meeting after protesters battled with cops in anger over the DA's decision in a fatal OIS - Full Story
March 17, 2015

Trending Topics: When a cop faces a sudden attack

By PoliceOne Staff The unpredictability of a suspect is a dangerous reality police officers face every... - Full Story
March 13, 2015
Police: Pair held Colo. cops at gunpoint before deadly scuffle

Police: Pair held Colo. cops at gunpoint before deadly scuffle

Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed an officer and a sheriff's deputy then forced them to their knees before the husband was killed in a struggle - Full Story
March 12, 2015

2 DC firefighters arrested for assaulting cops in separate incidents

One firefighter head-butted an officer after being stopped for running a red light; the other kicked an officer's leg when he was restrained at a bar - Full Story

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