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Mo. police kill man who charged at them with knife

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the suspect couldn't be talked down, and officers first fired an impact weapon to no avail.

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Video: Mo. police kill man who charged at them with knife

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the suspect couldn't be talked down, and officers first fired an impact weapon to no avail - Full Story

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2 cops, 3 others injured in Chicago crash

The SUV was struck on its passenger's side, causing it to roll onto its hood and slide before coming to rest near an alleyway.

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2 cops, 3 others injured in Chicago crash

The SUV was struck on its passenger's side, causing it to roll onto its hood and slide before coming to rest near an alleyway - Full Story

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Man who saved Miami cop:

Man who saved Miami cop: "How could I not?"

William Ramirez was driving to his boat-maintenance job Tuesday morning when he spotted a cop on the ground, trying to take cover as a man fired at him - Full Story

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Officials investigate after Md. man dies in custody

Witnesses said the officers acted professionally in taking down the man Thursday night as he cursed at police - Full Story

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Investigation continues into ambush of La. deputy

Investigation continues into ambush of La. deputy

Deputy was struck multiple times in the Thursday attack — one bullet lodged behind his left eye - Full Story

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Weapon Retention in a Ground Defense Position Secure - Login Required

In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller of ISR Matrix International — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price, also of ISR Matrix International — first demonstrates a maneuver to retake control of your weapon when a subject has a two-handed grip on it, and then examines that type of issue in a ground-defense position.

Weapon Retention in a Ground Defense Position

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Okla. police fatally shoot armed mentally ill man

Deputy police chief called shooting a "tragic incident."



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