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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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April 03, 2014
Video: Woman stabs cop with scissors during traffic stop

Video: Woman stabs cop with scissors during traffic stop

An Oklahoma officer was stabbed from behind by a woman with a pair of scissors as he conducted a traffic stop with a driver. (NewsOn6 Image) Attack
January 16, 2014
Video: Body cam captures violent 'suicide by cop'

Video: Body cam captures violent 'suicide by cop'

Body camera footage shows a tense confrontation between an Idaho officer and a knife-wielding suspect, which resulted in a fatal shooting. (CDAPress Image)
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August 27, 2012
Video: Police kill knife-wielding man at Dollar store

Video: Police kill knife-wielding man at Dollar store

Newly-released surveillance video shows the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man who lunged at Kan. police in a Dollar General store in Wichita. (KSN Image)



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