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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 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
May 26, 2014

NY cop attacked with box cutter, suspect killed

Officers were dispatched to an intersection where the man was stopping and screaming at cars - Full Story
May 26, 2014

Chicago police shoot knife-wielding man who chased paramedics

The man jumped on a firetruck as paramedics responded to a 911 call of a stabbed person - Full Story
May 23, 2014

NM man slits Good Samaritan's throat, killed by police

The knife-wielding man was attacking a woman when the good Samaritan stepped in to help late Thursday and was stabbed - Full Story
May 21, 2014
Video: Armed suspect shot to death by Calif. police

Video: Armed suspect shot to death by Calif. police

Cell phone video capturing a deadly encounter between Salinas officers and a suspect wielding a pair of shears has gone viral - Full Story
May 20, 2014

Calif. officer stabbed by teen during spree

Officer was stabbed multiple times while attempting to rescue the teen’s grandparents Monday - Full Story



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