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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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March 16, 2011

Man threatens Idaho cop with a power saw

Steven Glen Shelton, 38, smelled of alcohol and clenched a cigarette in his teeth as he picked up a handheld cordless power saw, turned it on, spit on the officer, and charged her - Full Story
March 15, 2011

Questions haunt NY cop's friendly-fire death

The plainclothes cop was shot when he arrived at a scene where cops had shot and killed a knifewielding Satan worshiper - Full Story
February 28, 2011

Chicago trio slits victims' throats, rams squad, shoots cop

One suspect was killed and two others were arrested in a shootout with police that left one officer hospitalized with a leg wound - Full Story
February 20, 2011

Cop stabbed, suspect shot in NM DUI scuffle

"This was one of the most violent, extreme attacks on a police officer that I think I've ever seen," the Chief said - Full Story
February 16, 2011

No criminal charges for Seattle cop who shot, killed woodcarver

The Firearms Review Board, however, deemed the shooting unjustified and the officer may still lose his job - Full Story
February 12, 2011

NY man in custody, 4 dead following stabbing spree

Maksim Gelman went on a 28-hour stabbing and hijacking rampage - Full Story
February 05, 2011

Deadly force 'only choice' in Calif. knife attack

Man suffered multiple gunshot wounds, including one that ripped through his heart - Full Story
January 31, 2011

Calif. cop kills man who attacked fellow officer with knives

The man tore the TASER barbs from his body and came at the sergeant with the knives above his head - Full Story
January 20, 2011

NH man seeks leniency after threatening cop

Man accused of threatening to kill a police officer said in court that he was drunk at the time, and that he really is 'not a troublemaker' - Full Story
January 05, 2011

Video: SF cops shoot knife-wielding man in wheelchair who stabbed officer

The man reportedly stabbed a police officer who responded to a call of a man slashing car tires - Full Story



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