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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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S.C. teen fatally shot after stabbing officer

Associated PressCONWAY, S.C. — A coroner says a South Carolina police officer shot and killed a... - Full Story

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Nev. police officer saves mother threatened by son with knife

By Antonio Planas Las Vegas Review-JournalLAS VEGAS — An officer fatally shot a male juvenile who... - Full Story

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Why history makes the case for less lethal Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Why history makes the case for less lethal

Earlier this year, six stories involving police use of electronic control devices were published in Th... - Full Story

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Police nab suspect after Texas teacher killed at school

Associated PressDALLAS — A special-education teacher who had a passion for music was fatally stabbed... - Full Story

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LAPD officers rescue baby held at knifepoint

LAPD officers rescue baby held at knifepoint

Courtesy of LAPD blogLOS ANGELES — This morning, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers... - Full Story

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Teen wounds teacher, 8 students at German school

Teen wounds teacher, 8 students at German school

By Brigitte Caspary Associated PressANSBACH, Germany — An 18-year-old student armed with an ax... - Full Story

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Md. student kills intruder with samurai sword

By Bernt Jones, Liz F. Kay and Jill Rosen Baltimore SunBALTIMORE — Hours earlier, someone had broken... - Full Story

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Chicago officers save man held hostage by knife-wielding suspect

By Dave Newbart, Lisa Donovan, Lauren Guy and Kara Spak Chicago Sun-TimesCHICAGO — Trying to stop... - Full Story

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Naked man stabs Philly cop during altercation

By David Gambacorta Philadelphia Daily NewsPHILADELPHIA — A police sergeant was stabbed in the... - Full Story

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Calif. cop kills woman holding knife to mother's neck

Los Angeles TimesSAN DIEGO, Calif. — A San Diego police officer shot and killed a 47-year-old woman... - Full Story



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