5 most popular police videos of August

By PoliceOne Staff

The most-watched video of August is a can't-miss: A cop achieved YouTube fame for his professionalism when dealing with an open carry citizen in a calm, clear manner that's decisively one to emulate. In another top clip, a knife-wielding man with an unusual disguise — an umbrella — approaches, then lunges at a deputy who faces the threat head-on.

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Cop's expert open carry response goes viral

A video that circulated firearms forums was praised for an officer's excellent, professional response to what he called a "one-man activist group" open carry citizen.


Robber opens fire on Fla. officers, is killed

Dash cam video shows police pursue a robbery suspect, then fatally shoot him when he fires at officers on the side of a residential street.


'Surprised' Fla. officers shoot, kill teen

Video shows the fatal shooting of a teen who pointed a shotgun at two plainclothes officers pursuing him in a stairwell. One flinches, then fires.


Kan. police kill knife-wielding man at Dollar store

Just after their arrival on a robbery call, Wichita officers found a man charging at them with a knife. They responded decisively.


SC deputy shoots knife-wielding man

A man under an umbrella approached a deputy conducting a traffic stop, and then pulled a knife on him.




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