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Video of violent Vegas traffic stop: Can you spot the warning signs? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Video of violent Vegas traffic stop: Can you spot the warning signs?

Some positions and movements are better than others but you can’t depend solely on positioning to save your life on a traffic stop - Full Story

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Why the 'pool party' arrest hysteria is (again) dead wrong Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Why the 'pool party' arrest hysteria is (again) dead wrong

Critics of the McKinney cop who say he never should have used force against that bikini-clad teen should be reminded that she could have avoided any force had she simply complied with lawful commands - Full Story

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From research to court: Update on conducted electrical weapons Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

From research to court: Update on conducted electrical weapons

In real-life confrontations, TASERs are effective in incapacitating actively resistant suspects over 90 percent of the time, compared to a success rate of less than 75 percent for pepper spray, according to a new study by two associate professors in criminal justice - Full Story

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Survey officer attitudes before issuing body cams, researchers urge Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Survey officer attitudes before issuing body cams, researchers urge

Researchers have published a 15-point survey template that they have used successfully and that can serve as a model in other jurisdictions to mine officer perceptions before cameras are introduced - Full Story

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Amid shooting furors, politicians get a special “training day” Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Amid shooting furors, politicians get a special “training day”

The St. Louis Police Officers Association invited about 60 elected officials to a day of immersion training in hopes of opening their eyes and minds to the realities behind the badge - Full Story

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5 key factors about ‘looming’ and officer safety from violent attackers Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

5 key factors about ‘looming’ and officer safety from violent attackers

Ever notice how a picket fence along the road appears to be racing by at a blur immediately to your three or nine o’clock, but that same fence directly ahead of you barely appears to be moving at all? This is an illustration of how the eyes and brain use motion to assist us in judging speed and distance, including issues of “looming” - Full Story

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Examining issues of time in the Ferguson shooting Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Examining issues of time in the Ferguson shooting

Left out of all of the so-called analysis in the mainstream media in the aftermath of the Ferguson OIS is any real examination of the science of human performance during rapidly-unfolding, high-stress events - Full Story

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Can cops really avoid 'extra' shots? A realistic research review Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Can cops really avoid 'extra' shots? A realistic research review

The findings of a new study, obtained under stressful but nonthreatening laboratory conditions, comprise a starting point for understanding the human dynamics involved in promptly concluding a shooting episode - Full Story

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Force Science Institute details reasons for delaying interviews with OIS survivors Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Force Science Institute details reasons for delaying interviews with OIS survivors

Recently, Force Science News sat down with FSI executive director Dr. Bill Lewinski to explore this persistent controversy — here are highlights of that conversation, explaining in detail why the Force Science Institute supports delayed interviewing - Full Story

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New study: “No fatal risk” in proning out violent resisters Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

New study: “No fatal risk” in proning out violent resisters

The controversy over prone positioning has raged in the policing community since the 1980s - Full Story



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