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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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June 17, 2014

Troopers fatally shoot knife-wielding man on Seattle bridge

Incident began when State Patrol received multiple 911 calls about a tan pickup stopped in the center lanes of the bridge - Full Story
June 13, 2014
Video: Footage reveals APD efforts to negotiate in deadly foothills shooting

Video: Footage reveals APD efforts to negotiate in deadly foothills shooting

New videos show negotiations with officers attempting to get James Boyd to leave his campground slowly deteriorated over the course of three hours - Full Story
June 11, 2014

Prison escapee stabs Pa. cop, steals cruiser

The brunt of the stab was taken by the officer's body armor - Full Story
June 08, 2014
OJ Simpson case taught police what not to do at a crime scene

OJ Simpson case taught police what not to do at a crime scene

The O.J. Simpson murder trial cast a harsh light on police and forensic work, and gave law enforcement a textbook example of what not to do - Full Story
June 06, 2014
Police arrest ex-con in brutal NY stabbing of children

Police arrest ex-con in brutal NY stabbing of children

Recently released convict was charged in the stabbing death of a 6-year-old boy and critical wounding of a 7-year-old girl in an elevator - Full Story
June 05, 2014
Vt. woman who cut officer’s throat acquitted of charges

Vt. woman who cut officer’s throat acquitted of charges

Woman who approached an officer from behind and used a knife to cut his throat has been acquitted by a jury of an attempted murder charge - Full Story
June 03, 2014
12-year-old Wis. girls charged in stabbing inspired by 'Slender Man'

12-year-old Wis. girls charged in stabbing inspired by 'Slender Man'

Girls stabbed their 12-year-old friend nearly to death in the woods to please a mythological creature they learned about online - Full Story
June 02, 2014
Man who killed Va. officer pulled knife on deputy in 2010

Man who killed Va. officer pulled knife on deputy in 2010

Disorderly conduct charge was dropped and the assault charge was reduced to a misdemeanor under terms of a plea agreement for the 2010 incident - Full Story
May 29, 2014

89-year-old woman beats sword-wielding robber with golf club

An 89-year-old storeowner used a golf club to fight-off a robbery suspect who was armed with a sword Sunday morning - Full Story



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