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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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Video released of Calif. cop's fatal shooting of transient

911 call incorrectly reported suspect was armed with a knife.

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Video released of Calif. cop's fatal shooting of transient

911 call reported suspect was armed with a knife. The object he was carrying turned out to be a blue metallic pen - Full Story

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Razor-wielding suspect shot and killed in Fla. robbery attempt

Person who made the 911 call said a suspect was armed with a bomb and had passed a note to the teller.

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Video: Razor-wielding suspect shot and killed in Fla. robbery attempt

Person who made the 911 call said a suspect was armed with a bomb and had passed a note to the teller - Full Story

Columns

How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident

Using cover can save your life, so you owe it to yourself to be well-trained in its use - Full Story

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Off-duty cop shoots knife-wielding man at Union Station, bystander also injured

Officer fired several shots Saturday and hit the suspect and possibly a female bystander - Full Story

Columns

4 questions to ask when buying body armor Melissa Mann - The Voice on the Radio

4 questions to ask when buying body armor

Officers who don't wear body armor regularly are three to four times more likely to suffer a fatal injury from a torso shot than officers who routinely wear body armor - Full Story

Columns

4 helpful tips on choosing the right knife Melissa Mann - The Voice on the Radio

4 helpful tips on choosing the right knife

Use these tips to help you choose the right knife for work and for play - Full Story

Tips

Video: Using a chair to defeat an edged-weapon attack

In this video tactical tip, police and military trainer Lee Shaykhet — alongside demonstration... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

News

Ind. woman stops intruder with medieval combat skills, sword

An Indiana woman says her training in medieval combat helped her corner a home intruder - Full Story



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