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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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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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Video: Arrests after man forced to eat own beard

A Kentucky man spoke out for the first time since being forced to eat his beard last May - Full Story

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Reality Training: Elderly Woman with Knife

The elderly can present law enforcers with some tough, and often ambiguous, issues. You may encounter an elderly individual with dementia or one who is very seriously infirm. In this PoliceOne TV Reality Training segment hosted by Dave Smith — Senior Street Survival Seminar Instructor and the Director of Video Training for the Calibre Press Training Network — we see some of the things you might encounter during contact with an elderly person who is not only armed, but in a heightened emotional state and surrounded by a hostile crowd of citizens.

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Cops vs. Ninja

This aggressive man, dressed like a ninja, put up a long fight with the cops. "I’m going to get you motherf*ckers," he yelled after he was finally arrested. "You can’t stop me."
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