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.
A young cop was shot twice in his lower abdomen during a blazing gun battle. A third bullet was lodged in his vest and would have been fatal if he wasn't wearing the armor. Despite being critically injured, 25-year-old Robert Salerno returned fire 16 times. This officer's experience proves the importance of wearing your body armor . - Full Story
When you need to send the power of your body mechanics out (picture punching, blocking, and pushing a suspect away to create distance), what hand level gives you the most power and speed? Try chest-level hands. - Full Story
Mike Nakumara, a former lead DT Trainer with the FBI, developed a system for developing power with a baton that was featured in this LETN training video filmed with Gary Klugiewicz. Excellent Training Aid.