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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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August 11, 2011
Deployment of the solo officer ‘dual force’ tactic Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Deployment of the solo officer ‘dual force’ tactic

Part One: The below article is not intended to advocate for or denounce against “dual force” tactics — only to explore some of the positives and negatives of it - Full Story
July 15, 2011
Book Excerpt: Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tactics Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Book Excerpt: Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tactics

Part three: 'Good footwork will defeat any attack.' - Full Story
July 01, 2011
Book Excerpt: Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tactics Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Book Excerpt: Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tactics

Part One: 'One loss can mean death.' - Full Story
June 22, 2011
Winning concepts for hand-to-hand combat Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Winning concepts for hand-to-hand combat

Veteran trainer Chuck Humes says there’s a three-letter test for a successful tactic: SSS. Is it Simple, is it Sensible, is it Street-proven effective? If so, it just might SYA — Save Your A__! - Full Story
April 15, 2011
News from ILEETA 2011: Winning in a Lakewood-type battle Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

News from ILEETA 2011: Winning in a Lakewood-type battle

Don Gulla — a 27-year veteran of the King County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office — demonstrated numerous drills and exercises that can be used at roll call to help officers defend against an ambush or assassination attempt - Full Story
April 14, 2011
P1 First Person: Historical training method for modern law enforcement PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Historical training method for modern law enforcement

By Josh Capilouto Los Angeles Police DepartmentThe elite warriors of old Japan, the samurai, were legendary... - Full Story
April 06, 2011
3 keys for keeping cop complacency at bay Dan Danaher - Tactical Encounters

3 keys for keeping cop complacency at bay

The three Cs — complacency, control, and cuffs — can mean the difference between winning or losing during on the street - Full Story
March 30, 2011
When 'less is more' in police training Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

When 'less is more' in police training

As much as possible, design and practice techniques that use redundant core skills — keep it simple and keep it effective - Full Story
January 27, 2011
Using impact suit training effectively and safely Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Using impact suit training effectively and safely

Impact suit training plays an important part in developing an officer’s abilities in — and... - Full Story



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