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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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April 25, 2014

Man shot by Calif. police files lawsuit

The shooting happened when Lafayette officers responded to a series of 911 hang-up calls - Full Story
April 22, 2014
Courthouse violence unpredictable, despite security advances

Courthouse violence unpredictable, despite security advances

When Utah's new federal courthouse opened last week, it came with security improvements that are becoming standard around the country - Full Story
April 21, 2014

Chinese police begin carrying guns during patrols

Officers are now armed as part of a China-wide boost in police firepower following a deadly mass knifing - Full Story
April 19, 2014
Video: Texas store manager fired for body-slamming knife-wielding man

Video: Texas store manager fired for body-slamming knife-wielding man

The grocery store manager believed he had handled the situation well when a man armed with a knife approached - Full Story
April 16, 2014
Police: Officer's son kills 5 in party slaying

Police: Officer's son kills 5 in party slaying

Matthew Douglas de Grood, a recent graduate of the University of Calgary, picked up a large knife shortly after arriving at the party and stabbed the victims one by one - Full Story
April 13, 2014

4 remain hospitalized in school stabbing rampage

One victim was stabbed in the chest, the blade plunging nearly to his spine and missing his heart by fractions of an inch - Full Story
April 11, 2014

LA deputies fatally shoot fleeing hostage mistaken for suspect

John Winkler, 30, an aspiring television producer, died at a hospital - Full Story
April 10, 2014

Lawyer wants mental health eval, juvenile court for stabbing suspect

Alex Hribal is charged as an adult with four counts of attempted homicide, 21 counts of aggravated assault and a weapons charge - Full Story
April 09, 2014

SRO, 19 others injured in mass stabbing at Pa. school

A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing spree at a high school, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including a school officer who eventually subdued the boy - Full Story
April 04, 2014

Off-duty cop kills stabbing suspect near police HQ

An off-duty Dallas officer intervened in a stabbing this morning and shot the suspect dead a block from police headquarters - Full Story



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