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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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Deadly force 'only choice' in Calif. knife attack

Man suffered multiple gunshot wounds, including one that ripped through his heart - Full Story

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Calif. cop kills man who attacked fellow officer with knives

The man tore the TASER barbs from his body and came at the sergeant with the knives above his head - Full Story

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Michael Janich: Defending Against an Edged Weapon Attack

Betsy Brantner-Smith sits down to speak with Michael Janich of Spyderco about defending yourself in the case of an edged weapon attack. Michael explains that "knifers" are going to attack you in the way they find the most convenient for them. He has looked at the counterknife tactics of other cultures to come up with advice for both uniformed and correctional officers.

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NH man seeks leniency after threatening cop

Man accused of threatening to kill a police officer said in court that he was drunk at the time, and that he really is 'not a troublemaker' - Full Story

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Video: SF cops shoot knife-wielding man in wheelchair who stabbed officer

The man reportedly stabbed a police officer who responded to a call of a man slashing car tires - Full Story

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Man killed by cops at Utah temple had machete

He was also carrying a shotgun and pointing it at people in the area - Full Story

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Michael Janich: Applying Edged Weapons

Betsy Brantner-Smith talks with Michael Janich, Special Project Coordinator at Spyderco. Michael explains how to use the knife as a utility tool but also as a viable weapon when applying defensive tactics. He emphasizes the need for departments to properly train their officers to use edged weapons safely and responsibly.

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Calif. man denies hitting cop with bottle

Also charged with possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of more than an ounce of marijuana - Full Story

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Facebook flames spark real-world stabbing

Facebook flames spark real-world stabbing

Should the cops patrol social networks to anticipate potential violence in the real world? - Full Story

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Slain immigrant's estate sues NY police

The $40 million civil rights suit blames police inaction in the stabbing death of an Ecuadorian immigrant by a mob of teens - Full Story



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