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May 05, 2006
Ethical Survival: Officers must prepare for not only physical danger but ethical danger as well Law Officer Magazine - Tactics, Technology and Training for Today's Law Enforcement Professional

Ethical Survival: Officers must prepare for not only physical danger but ethical danger as well

By Randy SuttonAn LAPD honor guard stands tall and represents everything that’s right about police... - Full Story
March 03, 2006
When is enough enough? Reconciling the use of force Major Steve Ijames (ret.) - Less Lethal Options for Today's LE Challenges
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When is enough enough? Reconciling the use of force "coercion/custody" dilemma

It is a fact of life that police officers use force on a regular basis. Most involves tools, tactics,... - Full Story
February 03, 2006
Setting the record straight on force continuums The Police Marksman Magazine - The Police Marksman

Setting the record straight on force continuums

By Dave Grossi Use-of-Force Continuum. Control Continuum. Level-of-Force Model. Subject Resistance Matrix.... - Full Story
January 20, 2006
Excited Delirium and its medical status Chris Lawrence - Beat-1

Excited Delirium and its medical status

Register for the 2008 3rd Annual IPICD Conference - October 29-31 @ The Orleans Hotel (Las Vegas, NV)... - Full Story
December 23, 2005
How Force Science saved 2 Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

How Force Science saved 2 "gun cops" from trial for murder

From PoliceOne partner Force Science News For the first time, a scientific reconstruction of how an... - Full Story
December 14, 2005
11 years for shooting unarmed gangbanger in the back? Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

11 years for shooting unarmed gangbanger in the back?

Was agent's claim of self-defense defensible? Tuesday's court drama tells the tale. By Senior PoliceOne... - Full Story
November 16, 2005
The importance of focused policy in modern policing Sgt. Lou Savelli, NYPD (ret.) - Tools of the (Crime) Trade

The importance of focused policy in modern policing

by Joseph Fodera, Charles Alifano and Lou Savelli Two of the biggest and most important issues facing... - Full Story
September 23, 2005
The 4th Amendment and deadly force Law Officer Magazine - Tactics, Technology and Training for Today's Law Enforcement Professional

The 4th Amendment and deadly force

Officers don’t have to exhaust all available force options By Laura L. Scarry Click here to subscribe... - Full Story
August 05, 2005
“Immediate de-animation” critical in some situations…active shooter calls among them Scott Buhrmaster - Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement

“Immediate de-animation” critical in some situations…active shooter calls among them

Are you prepared? The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently pinpointed head shots... - Full Story
May 26, 2005
Officer's actions justified in following teenager into house after assault Quinlan Publishing Group - Case Summaries on Legal Compliance

Officer's actions justified in following teenager into house after assault

Citation: United States v. Schmidt, 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 04-2724 (2005) The 8th U.S.... - Full Story



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