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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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October 25, 2011
Heart surgeon saves officer after suspect slashed throat

Heart surgeon saves officer after suspect slashed throat

A suspect was jailed for life for trying to kill two UK police officers, who were aided by a quick-thinking heart surgeon shopping near the bloody scene. 'Finish him'
October 08, 2011
Video: Police officer shoots teen who charges at him with knife

Video: Police officer shoots teen who charges at him with knife

"Get on the ground. Drop the knife." In a video of an officer's encounter with a charging, knife-wielding teen, this command is repeated several times. Disobeyed
February 16, 2011
No criminal charges for Seattle cop who shot, killed woodcarver

No criminal charges for Seattle cop who shot, killed woodcarver

The Chief’s announcement may still lead to the officer’s firing in the shooting death of a Seattle woodcarver who was holding a knife. The video was captured on dash cam, although the shooting itself can’t be seen.
Video: Officer in court



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