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April 12, 2015
Reality Training: Controlling a crime scene when the suspect returns

Reality Training: Controlling a crime scene when the suspect returns

By PoliceOne Staff In this week's segment of Roll Call: Reality Training, Dave Smith reviews a surveillance... - Full Story
April 10, 2015

Sword-wielding man killed after attacking Fla. deputy

Man struck deputy several times before getting shot by police - Full Story
April 01, 2015

Video: Man wielding dual weapons killed after charging at Texas cop

Suspect was carrying a baseball bat in one hand and a screwdriver in the other - Full Story
March 29, 2015
Video: Knife-wielding man on rampage TASERed by UK cop

Video: Knife-wielding man on rampage TASERed by UK cop

Officers attempted to arrest the suspect as he threatened them with a 10-inch blade - Full Story
March 28, 2015

Ala. man shoots at police with bow and arrow, prompts standoff

The suspect fired an arrow at police, then retreated into his apartment, prompting a 4-hour standoff - Full Story
March 24, 2015

Police: Man fatally shot by Calif. cop left apology note

Responding officer exited his patrol car and "was immediately confronted by the male suspect who was armed with a large knife" - Full Story
March 21, 2015
Police: Man swinging a machete shot at New Orleans airport

Police: Man swinging a machete shot at New Orleans airport

The man pulled out a can of the insecticide and began spraying both agents and several passengers before he drew a large machete from the waistband of his pants - Full Story
March 18, 2015
Wis. cop kills armed man upon return from leave for other OIS

Wis. cop kills armed man upon return from leave for other OIS

Kenosha police officer Pablo Torres returned from leave Saturday, 10 days after shooting a man who advanced on police armed with knives - Full Story
March 17, 2015
Video: Dallas cops fatally shoot mentally ill man wielding screwdriver

Video: Dallas cops fatally shoot mentally ill man wielding screwdriver

Suspect became aggressive when the officers ordered him to drop the weapon in the June 2014 incident, according to police - Full Story



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