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Close-Quarters Combat

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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May 27, 2014
Police training: Putting it together and making it real Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Police training: Putting it together and making it real

The question of how to better integrate EVOC, DT, PT, firearms, and other training elements is an old one, but it also hasn’t yet been adequately answered - Full Story
February 12, 2014
Video: Combative suspect and the fight-for-life drill Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Video: Combative suspect and the fight-for-life drill

Incidents like these "are the reason we do stress-inoculation drills in training" - Full Story
February 10, 2014
Are you a great backup? Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Are you a great backup?

Nothing will bleed to death on a desk at the station if you abandon it temporarily to pull an officer’s bacon out of the fire - Full Story
January 10, 2014
Rethinking officer safety tactics during pedestrian stops David Blake - The Science of Training

Rethinking officer safety tactics during pedestrian stops

Such a stop is based on suspected criminal activity, so treat it as the dangerous situation it is - Full Story
December 11, 2013
2013 in Review: 12 stories that capture the essence of police work Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

2013 in Review: 12 stories that capture the essence of police work

From hostage situations to drugged-up lunatics to little lost teddy bears, it’s all in a day’s work - Full Story
August 14, 2013
Is boxing safe for police training? Jeff Paynter - Training to Win

Is boxing safe for police training?

Full-contact training advances skills, but contains real risk of injury or death - Full Story
August 02, 2013
Blocking a gun grab: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Blocking a gun grab: "My training took over"

Unfortunately for Robert Lewis Bridges, the men and women wearing the uniform of the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office refused to allow complacency to creep into the picture - Full Story
July 31, 2013
LODDs at midyear: 4 critical lessons from the fallen Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

LODDs at midyear: 4 critical lessons from the fallen

As always, we honor our fallen best by learning from them - Full Story
July 24, 2013
3 critical 'outside' combatives training criteria Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

3 critical 'outside' combatives training criteria

My primary concern with recommending a school/studio is whether or not that school/studio has some knowledge of law enforcement training - Full Story
June 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story



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