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.
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
Kevin Dillon demonstrates how to perform an elbow set which can be used as a combative exercise. Elbow sets can be helpful during violent physical encounters since they give you the opportunity to apply appropriate striking in close quarter encounters.