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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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Wis. pursuit ends in gun battle

After driving around two sets of stop sticks, a deputy performed a PIT maneuver and was quickly met with gunshots from the suspect.

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Video: Wis. pursuit ends in gun battle

After driving around two sets of stop sticks, a deputy performed a PIT maneuver and was quickly met with gunshots from the suspect - Full Story

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Off-duty cop, man tussle at Rockies game

Police are investigating an officer’s use of force after cell phone video of a confrontation at a baseball game went viral.

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Video: Off-duty cop, man tussle at Rockies game

Video: Off-duty cop, man tussle at Rockies game

Police are investigating an officer’s use of force after cell phone video of a confrontation at a baseball game went viral - Full Story

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NM city agrees to court oversight of police

The city of Albuquerque has agreed to let both a court and an independent monitor oversee reform of its troubled police department - Full Story

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Mich. cop attacked, dragged before shooting suspect in pursuit

As the officer started to place the suspect under arrest, he began fighting the cop and reentered his vehicle – dragging the officer for a few feet as he sped off.

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Video: Mich. cop attacked, dragged before shooting suspect in pursuit

Video: Mich. cop attacked, dragged before shooting suspect in pursuit

As the officer started to place the suspect under arrest, he began fighting the cop and reentered his vehicle – dragging the officer for a few feet as he sped off - Full Story

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NYPD investigates tactics in another arrest incident

The cellphone video shows a police officer with an arm around the suspect's neck as he struggles to arrest him.

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Video: NYPD investigates tactics in second arrest incident

The cellphone video shows a police officer with an arm around the suspect's neck as he struggles to arrest him - Full Story

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Ga. man attacking traffic with 'medieval' sword shot by police

Officers got calls Wednesday about a man walking in and out of traffic carrying the sword and occasionally swiping at cars - Full Story



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Use of Force Columnists

Bringing the Street to the Range Bringing the Street to the Range
with Bill Campbell
Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement
with Scott Buhrmaster