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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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Videos

Acie Mitchell: Sucker Punch Countermeasures Secure - Login Required

Acie Mitchell, founder of T.N.T. Defense Systems, discusses how to respond to a spontaneous attack called the sucker punch. He demonstrates the proper way to react to this violent and agressive method of attack and stresses the importance of being ready.
Acie Mitchell: Sucker Punch Countermeasures

Columns

Illegitimi non carborundum! Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Illegitimi non carborundum!

After a suspect tried to wrest one cop’s duty weapon from its holster, his backup shot the suspect, ending the confrontation — but the fight was still on, in the courts, in the legislature, on the Internet - Full Story

Tips

The 'golden rules' of confrontation psychology

During each shift, remind yourself of the following three points that focus on maintaining the right... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

Columns

Officer safety considerations in the polyester pile Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Officer safety considerations in the polyester pile

There several ways to control a violently resisting suspect on the ground so the polyester pile should be seen as “an option” and not “the option” - Full Story

News

Strong- or weak-side O.C.?

By PoliceOne StaffA Street Survival Newsline reader posed the following question:"There is a mixed... - Full Story

Videos

Dan Marcou: Kei Satsu Jitsu

Dave Smith sits down with Lt. Dan Marcou to discuss the martial arts philosophy that Dan invented called Kei Satsu Jitsu. Police Officers are modern day knights who must now how to communicate, use their weapons, punch, kick, etc. and they must understand how to master all of these tasks.

Tips

Developing baton knockdown power

"If you’re going to give someone a tool, teach them how to use it!" PoliceOne Contributor Gary T. Klugiewicz... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

Columns

How command presence affects your survival John Bennett - Walking the Walk

How command presence affects your survival

Violent offenders are predators, and predators tend to prey upon the weak - Full Story

Tips

Train for explosive movement

In a recent interview, popular MMA fighter and Ultimate Fighting Championship record-holder Randy Couture... - Full Story

Columns

New study tests officers' endurance in fights Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

New study tests officers' endurance in fights

Results of a recent Force Science Institute study conducted in Winnipeg, Candada are expected to have important legal implications regarding the use of force in the United States - Full Story



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