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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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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.
Acie Mitchell: Forehand Slash in Knife Attack

News

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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Calif. police kill man wielding knife

Inside the apartment were three children and the suspect's girlfriend, who was bleeding - Full Story

Tips

Defending against edged weapon threats with your firearm

Acie Mitchell demonstrates the proper skills and mindset for officers facing an edged weapon. About 35%... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only



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