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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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Prosecutor: Fatal shooting of costumed man with sword justified

Officers were justified in fatally shooting a young man who was wielding a sword as part of a Japanese anime costume - Full Story

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Police: Man swings ax at DC officer in attack

Officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man in an unprovoked attack early Friday.

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Police: Man swings ax at DC officer in attack

Officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man in an unprovoked attack early Friday - Full Story

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Crowd cheers as attacked NY cop leaves hospital

A rookie NYPD officer was met with applause by fellow officers as he made a step toward recovery following a hatchet attack last week.

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Video: Crowd cheers as attacked NY cop leaves hospital

Video: Crowd cheers as attacked NY cop leaves hospital

A rookie NYPD officer was met with applause by fellow officers as he made a step toward recovery following a hatchet attack last week - Full Story

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Okla. inmate attacks lawyer with razor, then gets life

Okla. inmate attacks lawyer with razor, then gets life

He was sentenced Friday to three life prison terms without parole in the killings of two girls and his fiancee - Full Story

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Ariz. officer improving after collision in OIS

Police identified suspect as Jeremy Bustos, 43, and said he was rushed to a hospital along with an Avondale police officer who was injured in the collision.

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Video: Ariz. officer improving after collision in fatal OIS

Police identified suspect as Jeremy Bustos, 43, and said he was rushed to a hospital along with an Avondale police officer who was injured in the collision - Full Story

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Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers

Asked on Thursday if the attack could be related to terrorism, Police Commissioner William Bratton didn't rule it out.

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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

Brazen attack against officers was a terrorist act by a Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists - Full Story



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