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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 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story
May 14, 2013
PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

PoliceOne Roundtable: Smart police trainers use 'dumb' simulation tools

Even as the capabilities of silicon-based simulators increase, our carbon-based simulators (a.k.a. trainers and role players), still need traditional “inert” training tools - Full Story
December 29, 2011
2011 in Review: Saving cops' lives is simple, not easy Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

2011 in Review: Saving cops' lives is simple, not easy

The strategies outlined below are simple but many require a change to the way we think and train as a law enforcement culture - Full Story
July 20, 2011
3 lessons learned from a surprise knife attack Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

3 lessons learned from a surprise knife attack

Edged weapons and other potentially lethal implements can easily be concealed in cupped hands that may appear innocuous from the front - Full Story
July 06, 2011
P1 Humor Corner: No good deed goes unpunished Mike Peterson - Cop Comedy

P1 Humor Corner: No good deed goes unpunished

Everybody wanted to meet me, Officer Friendly, because all my traffic violators were literally thanking me for giving them a ticket! - Full Story
June 27, 2011
Tactical challenge: Suicidal person with a knife Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Tactical challenge: Suicidal person with a knife

You need to be constantly on the alert that the negotiation can break down at any second and become violent, perhaps necessitating a deadly force response - Full Story
March 30, 2011
When 'less is more' in police training Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

When 'less is more' in police training

As much as possible, design and practice techniques that use redundant core skills — keep it simple and keep it effective - Full Story
February 15, 2011
Knife review: The ESEE DPx HEST (Dangerous Places Hostile Environment Tool) The Monkey - MIL-SPEC MONKEY

Knife review: The ESEE DPx HEST (Dangerous Places Hostile Environment Tool)

The thickest part of the blade is about 3/16" which is thicker than most knives of this size class to add durability - Full Story
December 16, 2009
Happy Holidays from a cop's point of view Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Happy Holidays from a cop's point of view

The holiday season is one of the busiest, most dangerous times for law enforcement officers on patrol... - Full Story
September 28, 2009
Why history makes the case for less lethal Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Why history makes the case for less lethal

Earlier this year, six stories involving police use of electronic control devices were published in The... - Full Story



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