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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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Columns

Training to deal with suspects with disabilities Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Training to deal with suspects with disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 stipulates that cops must make "reasonable accommodations" to the known physical limitations of a suspect - Full Story

Columns

P1 First Person: Does your DT program pass the 'Pavement Test'? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Does your DT program pass the 'Pavement Test'?

By Detective Jeff Paynter Lakewood (Wash.) Police DepartmentOn 11/29/09, four of my partners were murdere... - Full Story

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



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