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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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Witness: Police likely saved lives in Mich. Amtrak attack

Witness: Police likely saved lives in Mich. Amtrak attack

Police officers struggling to get through a chaotic scene aboard an Amtrak train in Michigan are being credited with preventing even more bloodshed - Full Story

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4 hurt in Amtrak knife attack, suspect charged

Officers used an ECD to subdue the suspect and take him into custody; all four victims were stable Saturday - Full Story

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High-performance police gloves are slash and needle-resistant

High-performance police gloves are slash and needle-resistant

Twelve models of the glove are available — all of which are available with EN 388:2003 Puncture/Needle Resistance Level 4 - Full Story

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Authorities: Man had stun guns, machete in luggage

Safety officials say they've found two stun guns, a machete and other weapons in a man's checked baggage at JFK Airport - Full Story

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Trending Topics: When cops face danger inside a hospital

By PoliceOne Staff From deadly police standoffs to sudden attacks on medical workers, this week’s... - Full Story

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Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday.

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Video: Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday - Full Story

Columns

Spyderco's Tri-Angle Sharpmaker: The right way to sharpen your patrol knife Lindsey J. Bertomen - Police Products

Spyderco's Tri-Angle Sharpmaker: The right way to sharpen your patrol knife

Putting the incorrect angle on a blade is the equivalent to dulling it - Full Story

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Officer wore camera during Utah man's shooting, wasn't on

Chief said the officer was new and was focusing on incident, didn't think to turn the camera on - Full Story

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2 officers wounded at Conn. Navy base

Authorities say two Navy civilian police officers have been wounded while confronting a knife-wielding man.



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