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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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January 10, 2009

Pa. SWAT marksman 'justified' in shooting standoff suspect who had 2 guns

By Dennis B. Roddy and Sadie Gurman Pittsburgh Post-GazettePITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Police Chief... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only
January 09, 2009

Off duty officer thwarts Pa. bank robber

Editor's Note: Street Survival Seminar instructor Betsy Brantner Smith encourages officers to always... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only
January 09, 2009

Protests continue as Calif. transit board reviews BART incident

Sean Maher and Denis Cuff Oakland Tribune OAKLAND, Calif. — An emotional BART board apologized... - Full Story
January 08, 2009

Baseball star's son shot by officer after suspected car theft

By Ed Lavandera CNN.comHOUSTON — Robbie Tolan sits in a Houston, Texas, hospital bed with a bullet... - Full Story
January 07, 2009

BART confirms officer in controversial shooting receiving death threats

Related articles: Video of BART officer fatally shooting fight suspect surfaces Transit officer fatally... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only
January 07, 2009

Baltimore police to stop identifying officers who kill, injure suspects

By Justin Fenton Baltimore SunBALTIMORE — Baltimore police will no longer release the names of... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only
January 07, 2009

DOJ tells Austin PD to strengthen force policies

By Tony Plohetski Austin American-StatesmanAUSTIN — A 50-page report by the U.S. Department of... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only
January 06, 2009

'Drop the weapon' is not just a request

Editor's Note: Too often, reporters reflect a general ignorance of the extreme challenges officers face... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only
January 06, 2009

Former football player sues Minn. police

By Steve Karnowski Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS — Vikings great Carl Eller sued the Minneapolis... - Full Story
January 06, 2009

Ex-trooper videotaped kicking suspect pleads guilty

By Meg Kinnard Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. — A former South Carolina trooper caught on video... - Full Story



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