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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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November 25, 2013

Colo. police shoot, kill man waving machete

The man had threatened his girlfriend with knives and came at officers with a machete before he was shot.
November 22, 2013

Police TASER man threatening K-9 with shears

Surveillance video was released of the October 14 incident in which an intruder entered a woman’s driveway, erratically waving around gardening shears he stole from her property and allegedly threatened to chop off a police dog’s head with them before he was subdued with a TASER.
November 20, 2013

Police TASER crazed man on drugs

CCTV footage of a crazed man on drugs jumping into a neighbor's yard and attacking her vehicle with a pair of garden shears.
November 19, 2013

Police TASER knife-wielding man at Whole Foods

Portland police were forced to repeatedly use a TASER on a man known to suffer from mental illness after he was caught shoplifting and grabbing knives from a display rack at a Whole Foods grocery store on Friday.
October 30, 2013

Fla. cop stabbed, suspect killed in confrontation

The officer was stabbed several times in different parts of his body.
October 23, 2013

Chicago cop stabbed in face, suspect killed

The officer was in serious condition after suffering stab wounds from a butcher knife, the suspect was fatally shot by police.
October 07, 2013

Deli clerk wards off armed robber with machete

The robber fired a warning shot just past the clerk, but he barely flinched.
September 16, 2013

Shop keeper fights off knife-wielding robber with shoe

The shop keeper suffered many cuts on his arm from the would-be burglar, who took several jabs before fleeing.
September 12, 2013

Man charges Seattle police with knife, gets shot

KOMO News obtained dash cam video of a June confrontation between Seattle police and a knife-wielding man with a history of mental illness.



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