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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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Ill. cops kill man who lunged at them with knife

William Ladew rushed at them from a back bedroom with a large knife and was shot when he refused to drop the weapon - Full Story

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Ex-SWAT officer killed by deputies in SBC

He came out of the house wearing a utility vest after a long standoff and then stabbed an officer with a knife - Full Story

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Man threatens Idaho cop with a power saw

Steven Glen Shelton, 38, smelled of alcohol and clenched a cigarette in his teeth as he picked up a handheld cordless power saw, turned it on, spit on the officer, and charged her - Full Story

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Questions haunt NY cop's friendly-fire death

The plainclothes cop was shot when he arrived at a scene where cops had shot and killed a knifewielding Satan worshiper - Full Story

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Chicago trio slits victims' throats, rams squad, shoots cop

One suspect was killed and two others were arrested in a shootout with police that left one officer hospitalized with a leg wound - Full Story

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Cop stabbed, suspect shot in NM DUI scuffle

"This was one of the most violent, extreme attacks on a police officer that I think I've ever seen," the Chief said - Full Story

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No criminal charges for Seattle cop who shot, killed woodcarver

No criminal charges for Seattle cop who shot, killed woodcarver

The Chief’s announcement may still lead to the officer’s firing in the shooting death of a Seattle woodcarver who was holding a knife. The video was captured on dash cam, although the shooting itself can’t be seen.
Video: Officer in court

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No criminal charges for Seattle cop who shot, killed woodcarver

The Firearms Review Board, however, deemed the shooting unjustified and the officer may still lose his job - Full Story

Columns

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

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NY man in custody, 4 dead following stabbing spree

Maksim Gelman went on a 28-hour stabbing and hijacking rampage - Full Story



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