Home  >  Topics  > 

Use of Force

Use of Force

Use of Force

The Use of Force topic provides news, information and training on one the most commonly discussed areas in law enforcement training programs. Shooting skills and defensive tactics are critical to keeping officers alive out of harm's way. We cover all subjects—nothing is taboo in this discussion.
Main News Columns Videos Photos

News

Police officials quarrel over when to use force

The police group said setting different policies and standards would lead to confusion - Full Story

News

Wash. bill aims to easily charge officers after fatal shootings

Washington is one the hardest states in the nation to charge an officer for use of deadly force - Full Story

News

Fla. deputy, suspect wounded during standoff

The man told deputies he had three firearms and was going to kill himself and officers - Full Story

Columns

Debriefing a siege: What the Ala. bunker standoff can teach cops about successful hostage rescue Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Debriefing a siege: What the Ala. bunker standoff can teach cops about successful hostage rescue

Successful planning, rehearsal and execution can only be achieved through well-trained and capable SWAT operators - Full Story

News

Retired cop files complaint against Philly cops

He claims the officers forced their way into his house, handcuffed him, and threatened to haul him off to jail - Full Story

News

Detroit-area officer gets 13 months in prison for assault

The violent incident was recorded on a dashcam, but it wasn't known publicly until weeks later when local news aired it - Full Story

News

Ferguson residents worried about cost of US-mandated police changes

Ferguson residents worried about cost of US-mandated police changes

The cost of implementing the mandated changes would be significant with preliminary estimates at $500K - Full Story



Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:
FirearmsNL

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Use of Force Columnists

Bringing the Street to the Range Bringing the Street to the Range
with Bill Campbell
The Winning Mind The Winning Mind
with Dave Smith
logo for print