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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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November 08, 2009
Texas officer's partner describes gun battle with Fort Hood shooter

Texas officer's partner describes gun battle with Fort Hood shooter

Associated PressKILLEEN, Texas — One of two police officers who confronted the alleged Fort Hood... - Full Story
October 27, 2009

Fla. officer shoots man after getting hit with her own TASER

By Martin E. Comas Orlando SentinelEUSTIS, Fla. — A police officer shot and critically wounded... - Full Story
October 16, 2009

Calif. officer snatches gun pointed at his head

Contra Coasta TimesPITTSBURG, Calif. — A 32-year-old Pittsburg man was arrested Tuesday night after... - Full Story
October 12, 2009

Ga. man shot after attacking cop with hammer

Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionHENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A Henry County officer shot and killed a hammer-wielding... - Full Story
July 13, 2009

N.Y. officer fatally shoots man who attacked him

By Tom Hays Associated PressNEW YORK &mdsah; A man who told an undercover policeman to get off his... - Full Story
July 03, 2009

L.A. officers subdue unruly naked airline passenger

By Heather CLark Canadian PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A passenger stripped naked during a US Airways... - Full Story
June 24, 2009
Fla. corrections officer takes down inmate with gun

Fla. corrections officer takes down inmate with gun

By Henry Pierson Curtis Orlando SentinelKISSIMMEE, Fla. — How an Osceola County Jail inmate obtained... - Full Story
May 01, 2009

Be mindful of the handcuff "rip" tactic by violent offenders

By George Demetriou NYPD Detective (retired) Since 2007, at least five police officers have been killed... - Full Story
April 30, 2009

Pa. cop honored by Obama fights suspect for duty weapon

Philadelphia Daily NewsPHILADELPHIA — Back in September 2007, rookie cop Richard Decoatsworth took... - Full Story
April 12, 2009

Ark. officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man

By Ginny Laroe Arkansas Democrat-GazettePIKE COUNTY, Ark. — A Pike County sheriff 's deputy shot... - Full Story



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