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The Edged Weapons topic covers news, tips, tactics and equipment officers need to defend against blade attacks. Whether it’s a butcher knife, a machete, an axe, or a pocket knife, police officers face the threat of an edged weapon attack exponentially more often than a firearm.
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Mo. police kill man who charged at them with knife

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the suspect couldn't be talked down, and officers first fired an impact weapon to no avail.

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Video: Mo. police kill man who charged at them with knife

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the suspect couldn't be talked down, and officers first fired an impact weapon to no avail - Full Story

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PCP found in body of teen fatally shot by Chicago cop

City Council is scheduled on Wednesday to decide whether to approve a settlement of $5M to suspect's family - Full Story

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Police: NC college shooting suspect hitchhiked to Fla.

Police: NC college shooting suspect hitchhiked to Fla.

Suspect, whose face and neck are covered in dark, self-administered tattoos, was armed with a knife and carried almost $500 - Full Story

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Reality Training: Controlling a crime scene when the suspect returns

Reality Training: Controlling a crime scene when the suspect returns

By PoliceOne Staff In this week's segment of Roll Call: Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews a surveillance... - Full Story

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Sword-wielding man killed after attacking Fla. deputy

Man struck deputy several times before getting shot by police - Full Story

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Man wielding dual weapons killed after charging at Texas cop

Suspect was carrying a baseball bat in one hand and a screwdriver in the other.

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Video: Man wielding dual weapons killed after charging at Texas cop

Suspect was carrying a baseball bat in one hand and a screwdriver in the other - Full Story

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Knife-wielding man on rampage TASERed by UK cop

Officers attempted to arrest the suspect as he threatened them with a 10-inch blade.



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