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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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S.A.R.S. Technique: Escalating Use of Force Secure - Login Required

In this video tactical tip, Henry Brettrager — the founder of the Sudden Assault Response System, commonly known as SARS — discusses the “how and why” the system works, and demonstrates the several applications of the technique, from a very low level of force, all the way up to a very, very high use of force.

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Video: Using the S.A.R.S. technique with escalating use of force

In this video tactical tip, Henry Brettrager — the founder of the Sudden Assault Response System,... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Wounded Ore. officer: Fallen K-9 'saved my life'

Wounded Ore. officer: Fallen K-9 'saved my life'

K-9 unit Officer Jeff Dorn is recovering from leg wounds and his police dog Mick was fatally shot Wednesday - Full Story

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Crazed man dies after resisting TASER, attacking cops

Two officers attempted to subdue suspect after he resisted being placed in handcuffs and fought the officers. A TASER was deployed multiple times, but did not stop him.

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Video: Crazed man dies after resisting TASER, attacking cops

Police attempted to subdue suspect after he resisted being placed in handcuffs and fought the officers. A TASER was deployed multiple times, but did not stop him - Full Story

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Minn. deputy shot during traffic stop, suspect arrested

The deputy returned fire but missed the suspect, who fled in a vehicle - Full Story

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Use of force in schools by non-sworn personnel

Doug Wyllie, Police One Editor in Chief discusses the Use of force in schools by non-sworn personnel with Matt Stiehm.

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Man killed in Nev. OIS acted bizarrely in days before incident

Suspect had stopped working and sleeping, and had begun talking to imaginary people.

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Man killed in Nev. OIS acted bizarrely in days before incident

Suspect had stopped working and sleeping, and had begun talking to imaginary people - Full Story

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Fla. deputy shot, suspect killed

A suspected bank robber died in a hail of bullets during a midday shootout Monday.



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