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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.
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Ferguson protests move to retail stores

Ferguson protests move to retail stores

Demonstrators sought to catch the attention of shoppers looking for good deals on Friday, going to major retailers around the St. Louis area to speak out - Full Story

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Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired, gunman dead

Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired, gunman dead

Gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings Friday - Full Story

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Ferguson protests dwindle as businesses regroup

Ferguson protests dwindle as businesses regroup

As demonstrations in California heated up overnight, the robust protests in Ferguson dwindled in size and severity as Thanksgiving approached - Full Story

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Cleveland cop fatally shoots boy holding replica

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer.

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Video: Cleveland cop fatally shoots boy holding replica

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer - Full Story

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Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday - Full Story

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Darren Wilson on Ferguson: Full ABC interview

Darren Wilson's full interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos.

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Video: Ferguson officer says he never wanted to kill

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he "never wanted to take anybody's life" and feels sorry about the death of Michael Brown - Full Story

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Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of chaos - Full Story

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Ind. officers who used TASER in viral vid reinstated

Hammond's mayor has returned two officers to regular duty two months after they were accused of using excessive force during a traffic stop - Full Story



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Use of Force Columnists

The Winning Mind The Winning Mind
with Dave Smith
Klugie's Correctional Corner Klugie's Correctional Corner
with Gary T. Klugiewicz