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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 01, 2014

Wash. man killed after stealing burrito, pulling gun on cop

43-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday morning after being confronted by an officer, following a report that the man had shoplifted a burrito - Full Story
July 01, 2014

Court: Teen in Mexico shot by US agent had rights

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though he was on Mexican soil - Full Story
June 30, 2014
Video: Good Samaritans help Ohio cop under attack

Video: Good Samaritans help Ohio cop under attack

Dash cam footage has been released of a pair of Good Samaritans aiding an officer involved in a brutal scuffle with a suspect - Full Story
June 28, 2014

NM police sued over fatal camper shooting

Lawsuit filed Friday says the more than 40 officers dispatched to handle James Boyd had "no meaningful control" of the standoff - Full Story
June 27, 2014
Video: Cops TASER knife-wielding man seeking ‘suicide by cop’

Video: Cops TASER knife-wielding man seeking ‘suicide by cop’

Surveillance video captured a tense standoff between a knife-wielding man and officers in a jail - Full Story
June 27, 2014

Calif. officer shot, suspect killed

An officer was shot and a suspect was killed in a shooting Friday morning - Full Story
June 27, 2014

Pa. cops train for ambushes during traffic stops

Number of Pittsburgh officer-involved shootings increased slightly in the past few years. Several of those shootings involved traffic stops - Full Story
June 26, 2014

Video: Wash. man shot to death during chaotic pursuit

Suspect rammed multiple police cruisers during the deadly April incident - Full Story
June 26, 2014
Video: NJ couple attacks transit cop on rush-hour train

Video: NJ couple attacks transit cop on rush-hour train

When the officer boarded the train, both suspects attacked him - Full Story
June 26, 2014

Video: Widow says shooting death of firefighter during police brawl avoidable

Retired FBI agent and former officer believes off-duty cop did not use excessive force - Full Story



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