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Close-Quarters Combat

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

Police brawl caught on camera

Footage of a fight between Detroit police and two brothers inside of a diner. The siblings, who have been charged with assault and battery on a police officer, obstruction of justice, and resisting arrest, are currently fighting the charges, claiming they are the victims.

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Thwarting an attack: Flipping the off-duty switch to 'on'

Thwarting an attack: Flipping the off-duty switch to 'on'

Corporal Justin Rogers was at the airport on his way home from a relaxing week with his family in Hawaii when in an instant — like a switch turning off and on — he recognized a situation about to escalate. - Full Story

Tips

Video: Maximizing your body mechanics

In this video tactical tip, Lieutenant Kevin Dillon works alongside Liam Duggan in discussing and demonstrating... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Is boxing safe for police training?

Is boxing safe for police training?

Recent deaths in law enforcement defensive tactics training have illuminated an important issue for law enforcement trainers: What is the proper place for competition-oriented techniques and drills in police training? - Full Story

Columns

Is boxing safe for police training? Jeff Paynter - Training to Win

Is boxing safe for police training?

Full-contact training advances skills, but contains real risk of injury or death - Full Story

Tips

Sidearms: Secured in your hand or secured in your holster

In the comments section of a recent article on PoliceOne, a reader advised officers to unsnap their holsters... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

Columns

Blocking a gun grab: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Blocking a gun grab: "My training took over"

Unfortunately for Robert Lewis Bridges, the men and women wearing the uniform of the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office refused to allow complacency to creep into the picture - Full Story

Tips

Video: Practicing your power punch

In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Columnist Dan Marcou discusses and demonstrates a way in which... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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3 critical 'outside' combatives training criteria

3 critical 'outside' combatives training criteria

My primary concern with recommending a school/studio is whether or not it has some knowledge of law enforcement training. If you’re looking to expand your skillset than here are some very basic recommendations of what to look for. - Full Story



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