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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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Dan Marcou: Sankyo Secure - Login Required

In this video, Lt. Dan Marcou demonstrates SANKYO, an Aikido defensive technique that will immobilize an attacker without causing injury.


Four cops restrain naked Calif. bodybuilder

Police say a naked, 300-pound bodybuilder savagely beat a Southern California couple at their home - Full Story


Witness does '180,' vindicates Wash. cop

Officer James J. Lee was charged with assault for kicking a teen inside a convenience store - Full Story


NY man caught smoking pot dies after fight with cop

No shots were fired during the incident at College of Staten Island - Full Story


Training recruits the 'tactical M&Ms' Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Training recruits the 'tactical M&Ms'

FTOs play an important role in the development of young officers, such as in the instruction of maximizing advantage, minimizing exposure, and maintaining the ability to maneuver - Full Story


Are TASERs 'overused' or just plain used? Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Are TASERs 'overused' or just plain used?

Departments could require that every update of TASER training also includes an update of empty hand techniques — including transition exercises back and forth between each - Full Story


NYPD cop intervenes in scuffle on flight

An off-duty New York City police officer subdued and handcuffed an intoxicated passenger - Full Story


Is training in Mixed Martial Arts the right thing for your officers? Ross Torquato - Control Concepts for Law Enforcement

Is training in Mixed Martial Arts the right thing for your officers?

The physical skills needed to win must be simple, based on gross motor movements, learnable in an eight-hour session once a year, and practiced for about ten repetitions - Full Story


Where are your handcuffs?

I’ve seen way too many guys carrying handcuffs on their duty belt right in the middle of their... - Full Story Secure - Login Required

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Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts
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