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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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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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In probable SBC, man with knife threatened Wash. cop

Deputy Rustin Olson shot Quentin Dodd after Dodd yelled "shoot me, shoot me, shoot me," then tried to stab Olson and charged at him - Full Story

Tips

Practice getting to your knife under stress

As a senior knife instructor for military and law enforcement — as well as a combatives practitioner... - Full Story

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Acie Mitchell: Forehand Slash in Knife Attack Secure - Login Required

Acie Mitchell, founder of T.N.T. Defense Systems, demonstrates the forehand slash that is meant to be used during a knife attack. This technique is useful to contain the scene until backup arrives.

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LAPD officers shoot knife-wielding man

Dozens of demonstrators marched near MacArthur Park, a heavily Hispanic neighborhood west of downtown - Full Story

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SWAT team kills ax-wielding suspect

When the made entry on a man sought in his own mother's death, he charged them with an ax and was fatally shot - Full Story

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Mass. domestic leaves 3 cops injured, woman dead

Mass. domestic leaves 3 cops injured, woman dead

Police went to a home in Somerville after a man called to say his girlfriend had lunged at him with a knife and tried to set his clothes on fire - Full Story

Tips

Simple movement for knife assault avoidance

Police and military trainer Lee Shaykhet discusses and demonstrates a simple basic concept that can be applied to quickly counter a suspect attacking with and edged weapon. - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Anyone, anytime, any place

By PoliceOne StaffIf you think that officers who understand and truly believe that virtually anyone can... - Full Story



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