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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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NJ cops shoot man armed with ax, dagger

The shooting occurred around 5:25 a.m. Wednesday - Full Story

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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

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Mass. police shooting justified, DA says

Fitchburg officers were justified in their use of force when they shot a man armed with a machete - Full Story

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Hawaii cops: Officer kills man who stabbed neighbor

Authorities say a man first attacked his grandfather, then three neighbors - Full Story

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Police shoot Ga. woman stabbing her child

Two officers drew their service weapons and ordered the woman to drop a knife - Full Story

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Calif. cops shoot, kill knife-wielding man

Police found the man at the intersection and told him several times to drop the knife - Full Story

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4 UK cops stabbed at butcher's shop

The suspected slasher was arrested after a violent struggle - Full Story

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Video: Suspect lunges at Ind. cop before slashing face

Responding officers fatally shot a suspect who used an edged weapon on a cop - Full Story

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Stabbed NM cop testifies: Feared for life

NM State Police officer Steven Carroll testified Monday that he pleaded with an attacker - Full Story

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Heart surgeon saves officer after suspect slashed throat

Heart surgeon saves officer after suspect slashed throat

A suspect was jailed for life for trying to kill two UK police officers, who were aided by a quick-thinking heart surgeon shopping near the bloody scene. 'Finish him'



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