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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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Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday.

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Video: Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday - Full Story

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Spyderco's Tri-Angle Sharpmaker: The right way to sharpen your patrol knife Lindsey J. Bertomen - Police Products

Spyderco's Tri-Angle Sharpmaker: The right way to sharpen your patrol knife

Putting the incorrect angle on a blade is the equivalent to dulling it - Full Story

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Officer wore camera during Utah man's shooting, wasn't on

Chief said the officer was new and was focusing on incident, didn't think to turn the camera on - Full Story

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2 officers wounded at Conn. Navy base

Authorities say two Navy civilian police officers have been wounded while confronting a knife-wielding man.

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2 officers wounded at Conn. Navy base

Authorities say two Navy civilian police officers have been wounded while confronting a knife-wielding man - Full Story

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Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Officer opened fire after man wielding dual knives took a fighting stance and yelled, "you're gonna shoot me, you're gonna shoot me."

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Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Officer opened fire after man wielding dual knives took a fighting stance and yelled, "you're gonna shoot me, you're gonna shoot me" - Full Story

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NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

Utah County attorney's office ruled last week that the two officers involved were justified in the shooting because they feared for their lives and the lives of others.

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NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

Attorney's office ruled last week that the two officers involved were justified in the shooting because they feared for their lives and the lives of others - Full Story



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