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 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.
Pittsburgh officer Janine Triolo was in a fight for her life. She had one handcuff on armed robbery suspect Ryan Davis when he smashed her face with his free hand and shoved a Ruger double-action pistol into her armpit before pulling the trigger. What followed was a violent struggle that left Officer Triolo with a broken eye socket, fractured nose, a concussion, and a detached retina. How did she overcome her 200-pound attacker? - Full Story