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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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July 14, 2012

Md. officer kills man armed with sword

Suspect swung a sword and struck a shield the officer was carrying - Full Story
July 10, 2012

Mich. cops kill son of anti-police shooting activist

Police said the man made aggressive movements toward officers while holding a knife - Full Story
July 09, 2012

Video: Officer fatally shoots stick-wielding man

Police said the suspect approached the officer and refused his commands to drop the stick - Full Story
July 05, 2012

NY cop sliced in eye kills attacker

An MTA officer fatally shot a man before he could strike again - Full Story
June 30, 2012

FBI agent kills knife-wielding man

Agents were executing a search warrant in connection with child exploitation, money laundering - Full Story
June 19, 2012

Suspect takes aim at Texas officers, is fatally shot

Man called police and told dispatchers he was armed, then took aim at officers when they arrived - Full Story
June 07, 2012
Calif. cops shoot, kill man waving Samurai sword

Calif. cops shoot, kill man waving Samurai sword

Man charged at a deputy as if he were going to strike him with the medieval weapon, according to sheriff's officials - Full Story
June 05, 2012

Charges dropped against Va. cop in firefighter stabbing

Bradley Colas says an uncommon reaction to the antibiotic Biaxin caused him to hallucinate - Full Story
May 30, 2012

NY man throws intestines at police

Two officers kicked the door in and saw a man in a corner wielding a knife - Full Story
May 08, 2012

Police shoot NY man holding mom at knifepoint

A less-lethal device did not subdue the suspect - Full Story



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