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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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May 29, 2014
Baltimore police commissioner punches gunman, helps make arrest

Baltimore police commissioner punches gunman, helps make arrest

When a man struggling with 3 officers drew a gun, commissioner entered the fray, put his own gun to the man's head, punched him and caused him to release his weapon - Full Story
May 29, 2014

Seattle police file lawsuit, say force policies unconstitutional

Officers have filed a federal civil rights complaint against city and federal officials, saying use-of-force polices restrict their rights to protect themselves - Full Story
May 28, 2014

Video: Conn. police defend cop's scuffle with teen in YouTube clip

Suspect plans to file a lawsuit against the department - Full Story
May 28, 2014

Cops use TASER, K-9 in rooftop pursuit of parolee

Police chased a suspect from rooftop to rooftop, used a TASER and eventually a K-9 to take a high-risk parolee at large into custody - Full Story
May 28, 2014

Chicago cop given department's highest honor for second time

8 1/2-year veteran honored for her bravery in 2012 shooting - Full Story
May 27, 2014

Security officers at Seattle medical center to carry TASERs

A common tool for police, TASERs are relatively rare in a hospital setting - Full Story
May 27, 2014

Supreme Court sides with police over fatal Ark. pursuit

Ruling Tuesday reversed a lower court decision that allowed the lawsuit to go forward against six West Memphis, Ark., officers - Full Story
May 27, 2014

LA officer wounded in fatal shootout

LA County sheriff's deputy was shot Monday during an incident that left one person dead - Full Story
May 25, 2014
Suspect in Calif. shooting rampage blamed women

Suspect in Calif. shooting rampage blamed women

In YouTube videos and a long written manifesto, Elliot Rodger aired his contempt for everyone from his roommates to the whole human race - Full Story
May 23, 2014

NM man slits Good Samaritan's throat, killed by police

The knife-wielding man was attacking a woman when the good Samaritan stepped in to help late Thursday and was stabbed - Full Story



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