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.
When Deputy Josh Barrett found a man sleeping in his car, he didn't expect a former state wrestler who was ready for another match. Upon waking, the ex-athlete throws punches and beats Barrett to the ground. Zap!
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