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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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July 18, 2009

Fla. police shoot man who pointed gun at officers

By Ihosvani Rodriguez Sun-SentinelHOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Police shot a 22-year-old man who claimed to... - Full Story
July 18, 2009

Calif. cop kills woman holding knife to mother's neck

Los Angeles TimesSAN DIEGO, Calif. — A San Diego police officer shot and killed a 47-year-old woman... - Full Story
July 16, 2009

Four Philly teens accuse police of brutality

By St. John Barned-Smith Philadelphia Daily NewsPHILADELPHIA — Considering the size of the crowd... - Full Story
July 16, 2009

Fla. officer put on leave after kicking suspect

By Todd Ruger Sarasota Herald TribuneSARASOTA, Fla. — A police officer is under investigation after... - Full Story
July 16, 2009
Five cops shot in N.J. shootout; 2 suspects dead

Five cops shot in N.J. shootout; 2 suspects dead

Associated PressJERSEY CITY, N.J. — A running gunfight that erupted during a police stakeout of... - Full Story
July 16, 2009

Police fatally shoot armed man near U.S. Capitol

Associated PressWASHINGTON — A chaotic scene unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday after police... - Full Story
July 14, 2009

Police chief defends Va. officers in shooting

By Amanda Codispoti Roanoke TimesROANOKE, Va. — Roanoke police were called to Robert Douglas Mattox's... - Full Story
July 13, 2009

N.Y. officer fatally shoots man who attacked him

By Tom Hays Associated PressNEW YORK &mdsah; A man who told an undercover policeman to get off his... - Full Story
July 11, 2009

Wash. police fatally shoot man on rampage

Associated PressSPOKANE, Wash. — Police fatally shot a man after he allegedly beat a woman with... - Full Story
July 09, 2009

S.C. study cautions against stun gun overuse

By Glenn Smith Post and CourierCHARLESTON, S.C. — Tasers and other stun guns have proved effective... - Full Story



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