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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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Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers

Asked on Thursday if the attack could be related to terrorism, Police Commissioner William Bratton didn't rule it out.

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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

Brazen attack against officers was a terrorist act by a Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists - Full Story

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Man with hatchet killed after attacking NY cops

A man wielding a hatchet charged four rookie NYPD officers and critically wounded one of them before being shot to death Thursday afternoon - Full Story

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Ariz. police shoot man with machete, officer seriously injured

Police in suburban Phoenix say officers shot a machete-wielding man after chasing him in a stolen truck he rammed into a police patrol car, seriously injuring an officer.

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Ariz. police shoot man with machete, officer seriously injured

Police shot machete-wielding man after chasing him in a stolen truck he rammed into a police patrol car, seriously injuring an officer - Full Story

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Police ID NY man shot by police after stabbing rampage

Police said he stabbed a man and a woman with a box cutter on the bus, and also cut himself - Full Story

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Conn. police stymied finding ID of man in stabbing rampage

Man slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot - Full Story

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Man on stabbing rampage killed by Conn. trooper

Man on stabbing rampage killed by Conn. trooper

Another person suffered non-life threatening injuries when a bullet from the officer's gun ricocheted off the pavement - Full Story

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Police: 2 park rangers stabbed on Boston Common

A homeless man was arrested Tuesday in what police say was the unprovoked stabbing of two park rangers on Boston Common - Full Story

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NM officer fatally shoots teen carrying replica

June 8 shooting of a teenager who displayed what turned out to be a cap gun was determined to be justified Wednesday.



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