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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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March 24, 2014

New video: Helmet cam captures fatal NM standoff

Suspect had a criminal history in Albuquerque that goes back as far as 2001, including several arrests on charges of violence against officers - Full Story
March 24, 2014

NM official defends changes to use of force training

The new curriculum — released last Monday after pressure from community members and the media — shows that the firearms training block was cut by 11 hours - Full Story
March 19, 2014
DHS official talks transparency at Border Security Expo

DHS official talks transparency at Border Security Expo

"Criticism drives a more responsible and better government," Alejandro Mayorkas said - Full Story
March 12, 2014

Video: SC cop grief-stricken after traffic stop shooting

Deputy shot a man during a traffic stop after mistaking his cane for a shotgun - Full Story
March 08, 2014

Border Patrol restricts agents' use of force

Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher directed border agents not to step in front of moving vehicles, nor to use their bodies to block them, in order to open fire at drivers - Full Story
March 02, 2014
Homeland Security reviewing border use of force

Homeland Security reviewing border use of force

Secretary Jeh Johnson has been reviewing the rules about when border agents can use their guns since he took office in December - Full Story
February 26, 2014

Federal gov won't charge Mich. officers in fatal shooting

The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, U.S. attorney's office and the FBI reviewed results of a criminal probe by state police - Full Story
February 21, 2014

Video: Fla. domestic violence suspect lunges at officer, opens fire

Suspect suddenly pulled a handgun when Officer Ryan Thompson confronted him next to a street-side bus - Full Story
February 20, 2014

Border Agent attacked with rocks, kills suspect

Agent said he was hit in the head with a rock and fired at least twice in fear for his life - Full Story
February 14, 2014

Video: Support grows for Idaho cop involved in dog shooting

Supporters say dog would still be alive if it had been properly kenneled - Full Story



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