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Close-Quarters Combat

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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December 23, 2010

Kevlar vest, helmet praised in saving 2 Philly officers who were shot

The protective gear deflected the bullets, and neither officer was injured — something Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross called 'nothing short of miraculous' - Full Story
October 12, 2010

Strong- or weak-side O.C.?

By PoliceOne StaffA Street Survival Newsline reader posed the following question:"There is a mixed... - Full Story
April 19, 2010
Gould & Goodrich's fresh take on the speed holster

Gould & Goodrich's fresh take on the speed holster

New triple retention holster changing way officers draw - Full Story
April 05, 2010

Pa. officer narrowly avoids fatal gunshot

Sgt. Robert Ralston pushed the gun away from his head just in time - Full Story
April 01, 2010
Blackhawk re-releases Mark 1 Type E Knife

Blackhawk re-releases Mark 1 Type E Knife

Popular knife brought back at a lower price - Full Story
March 17, 2010

Fight with Calif. cop leads to attempted murder charge

The suspect tried to reach for the officer's gun after being cuffed - Full Story
February 20, 2010
Pa. cop fought for her life before shooting suspect

Pa. cop fought for her life before shooting suspect

Police say robbery suspect assaulted officer before she fired her weapon - Full Story
February 18, 2010

Adapting protective gear for 'out of the box' training

Police instructors have to plan training scenarios according to an ever-changing landscape — this may mean throwing the “standard directions” overboard - Full Story
February 18, 2010

Calif. officer bitten on head, loses piece of scalp

Officers were trying to arrest a registered sex offender - Full Story

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