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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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Cutting through the hype about knives The Police Officers Safety Association (POSA) - Free Video Training Programs for Law Enforcement

Cutting through the hype about knives

By Ralph Mroz Reprinted with permission from Police & Security News This is the golden age of knives. Every police officer seems to carry... - Full Story

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Bulletproof vest saves Chicago officer's life in store stabbing

By Eric Herman Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO, Ill. — A bulletproof vest protected a Chicago Police officer... - Full Story

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N.Y. officer slashed in neck released from hospital

The Associated Press Related: Slashed N.Y. officer survives near miss with death SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.... - Full Story

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Man attacks Fla. officer with machete; suspect fatally shot

By Jerome Burdi The Sun-Sentinel Related: Cal. officer discusses day he shot machete-carrying man WEST... - Full Story

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Slashed N.Y. officer survives near miss with death

The Associated Press Related: N.Y. officer slashed in neck released from hospital SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.... - Full Story

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S.C. police shoot woman armed with knife

The Associated Press GREENVILLE, S.C. — A woman who was shot and killed by a Greenville police officer... - Full Story

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Wash. SWAT arrest machete-wielding man after standoff

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. - A Vancouver man is in custody after keeping police at bay with... - Full Story

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Ind. police fatally shoot man carrying machete

By Kevin O'Neal The Indianapolis Star Also in the news today: Wash. SWAT arrest machete-wielding man... - Full Story

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Knife-wielding man attacks Calif. police; suspect fatally shot

By RaNeeka J. Claxton The Desert Sun RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Guadalupe Garcia Sanchez, 53, of Indio, died... - Full Story

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Man with machete fatally shot by CHP officers

By Tiffany Hsu The Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — California Highway Patrol officers fatally shot a... - Full Story



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