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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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May 24, 2013
A different look at contact/cover encounters Ross Torquato - Control Concepts for Law Enforcement

A different look at contact/cover encounters

If we’re going to continue to use the concept of contact officer and cover officer, then we must use it properly - Full Story
May 14, 2013
PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools

Even as the capabilities of silicon-based simulators increase, our carbon-based simulators (a.k.a. trainers and role players), still need traditional “inert” training tools - Full Story
February 22, 2013
The Ethical Warrior: What does it mean to be tough? Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie - The Ethical Warrior

The Ethical Warrior: What does it mean to be tough?

It seems reasonable to view a combination of increasingly-challenging training and practical experiences to be the route to toughness, but what does it mean to be tough? - Full Story
December 07, 2012
Sharpening the blade with Vanguard Krav Maga Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Sharpening the blade with Vanguard Krav Maga

In addition to the obvious self-defense aspects of the system, Krav Maga offers excellent overall health and wellness benefit - Full Story
October 11, 2012
P1 First Person: Hybrid training for defensive tactics in law enforcement PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Hybrid training for defensive tactics in law enforcement

By Matt Simmonds PoliceOne Member Having instructed men and women, and having been instructed for more... - Full Story
September 26, 2012
Stressful encounters: Why anger and fear can be good Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Stressful encounters: Why anger and fear can be good

We must recognize, examine, and understand two emotional responses we encounter on the street - Full Story
July 18, 2012
Bringing back 'the carotid' Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Bringing back 'the carotid'

Using the Bilateral Vascular Restraint (BVR), it takes very little pressure to cause the desired result — compliance — in an otherwise noncompliant subject - Full Story
April 20, 2012
Charging the bullet: A scientific evaluation of our tactics Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Charging the bullet: A scientific evaluation of our tactics

In 2011, law enforcement saw a surge in officers killed by gunfire and an even bigger increase in officers... - Full Story
March 16, 2012
When do unarmed encounters become deadly force? Ross Torquato - Control Concepts for Law Enforcement

When do unarmed encounters become deadly force?

In teaching officers to control violent individuals, we need to make some philosophical decisions. First... - Full Story
February 29, 2012
Field contacts: Sifting through the layers Dan Danaher - Tactical Encounters

Field contacts: Sifting through the layers

Always notify dispatch of your location, request backup, maintain a reactionary gap, and be conscious of your positioning in relation to the suspect - Full Story



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